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Load your PhD thesis in our online shop, choose your binding and send your order. You will receive your perfect Phd binding with free express delivery.


INNOVATIVE look inside function

Check your Phd thesis a final time online with the look inside function. Thanks to it you can browse through your pages before printing and binding.


Online 3D configuration

Configure the perfect binding for your PhD thesis with our 3D configurator online. Every change in your settings is shown in the live priview + price calculation and estimated date of delivery.

Our Binding Recommendation


Premium leather book binding – your perfect impression after PhD binding

For the PhD thesis we recommend the binding with highest quality: premium leather binding! It's the best way to present your PhD thesis to your examiner.
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  • Customized Embossing: In silver, gold and black
  • Surface: Textured, leather-like-surface
  • Colors: Red, blue, green and black
  • Ribbon: In blue, white, silver, gold and black
  • Corners: In silver, gold and black
  • Our Recommendation: 10 - 370

Ordering Process


1. PhD Thesis upload

Upload your PhD for printing and binding as pdf in the BachelorPrint online shop.


2. Choose binding

Configure the binding of your own liking online with the help of our 3D live preview.


3. Refine binding

Choose embossing, ribbon and book corners. Do a final check with your look inside function before you place your order.


4. Free express delivery

Benefit from the free express delivery of your bound PhD thesis.

BachelorPrint Online Configurator

NEW: final check with look inside function

The best innovation from BachelorPrint is the look inside function which enables you to browse through your PhD from cover to cover all online. In this way you can check your PhD a last time before printing and binding. You don’t just review your formatting, illustrations, diagrams and tables but also how your choosen gadgets, like foldout pages, self-adhesive sleeves or book corners, will look like after printing and binding.


3D online configurator with delivery date display and live price calculation

Keep track of your configuration thanks to the online 3D live preview. Every change on the binding of your PhD will be shown in real time and lets you test which combination you like best.

Further Bindings


Standard leather book binding for your PhD binding

The difference between premium leather binding and standard leather binding is the structure of the surface. The surface of the standard leather book binding is shinier and more structured. Both versions are suited to print and bind a PhD binding.
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  • Individual Embossing On leather binding in silver, gold and black
  • Surface: Leather look, Smooth and shiny
  • Available In: Red, blue, green and black
  • Ribbon: In blue, white, silver, gold and black
  • Book Corners: In silver, gold and black
  • Our Recommendation: 10 - 370


Thermal binding is the affordable classic for PhD printing

Most popular amongst students is the thermal binding. It's inexpensive and has a short production time. Nevertheless, for important academic works like the Phd we recommend bindings which are more robust and chic than a thermal binding.
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  • Surface: Textured surface, transparent front cover
  • Colors: Red, yellow, blue, green, gray, white and black
  • Our Recommendation: 2 - 450


Spiral binding is the most affordable variant for PhD printing

Are you looking for a cheap way to get a backup of your PhD thesis or be in the need of multiple copies? Then the spiral binding your way to go. It's the cheapest binding and is perfect for these tasks.
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  • Colors: Red, yellow, blue, green, gray, white and black
  • Binding Options: Plastic or metal spiral binding
  • Surface: Transparent front cover, back page in textured surface
  • Our Recommendation: 1 - 300 pages


Softcover gives unlimited design options for PhD binding

If you want to design your own cover freely you can do this with the softcover. The cover is made from 300 g/m² paper which is printable. Every logo, image and color can be shown.
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  • Design: Printable cardboard cover for a customized design
  • Binding: Cardboard cover with a magazine appearance using 300g/m² premium paper
  • Our Recommendation: Up to 150 pages

The printing and binding of an PhD should be done by a professional print shop like BachelorPrint. With us, you get a large selection of premium bindings with different finishing options, with which you will definitely leave a lasting impression with your examiner.

Thanks to our fast production when printing and binding your PhD thesis, you will receive your ordered copies the next day.

With a variety of finishing options for the premium leather binding, your dissertation will look flawless.

Use our countdown above to see until when you need to place your order to receive your binding the next day, depending on your location.

Order today – delivered tomorrow – with free delivery!

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Before printing, check your PhD thesis for plagiarism!

Comparison of Bindings

Premium leather binding Standard leather binding Thermal binding Softcover Spiral binding
PhD premium hardcover PHD standard hardcover PHD thermal binding PhD Softcover PHD spiral binding
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Colors black, blue, red, green black, blue, red, green black, blue, red, green, yellow, white, grey Customizable black, blue, red, green, yellow, white, grey
Finish Textured, matte, soft, leather look Textured, glossy, soft, leather look Transparent front film, cardboard back in leather look Glossy print-able cover in magazine look Transparent front film, cardboard back in leather look
Customized embossing Yes Yes No No No
Customized cover design Yes
(Text and logo of your institution in either silver, gold, black)
(Text and logo of your institution in either silver, gold, black)
No Yes No
Ribbon Yes Yes No No No
Book Corners Yes Yes No No No
Self-adhesive CD case Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Self-adhesive triangular pocket Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of pages 10 - 370 10 - 370 2 - 450 20 - 150 1 - 300
Price $24.90
Suitability for PhD binding PhD premium leather binding excellent PhD standard leather binding excellent PhD Thermal binding good PhD softcover good PhD Spiral binding satisfactory
Info on bindings To premium leather binding To standard leather binding To thermal binding To softcover To spiral binding


When you decide for PhD binding with BachelorPrint, we recommend you to order in the online print shop before the countdown above runs out if you want your PhD thesis to be produced on the same day. With the free express delivery, you get your binding within 24-72 hours (depending on your location).

Need more information? Head over to the online print shop for an exact delivery day calculation.

The most important factor for most students when PhD printing is the price. The price includes factors such as: type of binding and number of pages when printing and binding your PhD thesis. You can get an idea of ​​the costs with the help of the following contribution:

For example, if you want to print a 20 page PhD thesis with premium leather binding and additional embossing, the calculated price would be $64,80. This is 45% less compared to other market prices! Plus: with BachelorPrint, you get a free express delivery!

At BachelorPrint, we use 100 g/m² premium-paper as standard for printing and the same price per page for color and black/white printing.

You can calculate the exact price for printing and binding your PhD thesis here: Print Shop

BachelorPrint as an online printing service offers you several advantages like:

  • Production of your PhD thesis within one day. Order before the countdown above has run out and we deliver the next day (depending on your location)
  • FREE delivery
  • No minimum order value
  • 3D live preview in the BachelorPrint print shop
  • Individual embossing with university logo
  • FREE ‘type of work’ embossing (e. g. bachelor’s thesis, master’s thesis, Dissertation etc.)
  • High-quality bindings
  • FREE 100 g/m² premium branded paper

For important work, such as the PhD, we recommend high-quality, elegant bindings. For this reason, the premium leather binding is our recommendation. The leather binding not only looks chic and high quality, but it is also a real eye-catcher. You’ll make a great first impression with the leather binding.

For your PhD binding, you can either go to a copy shop or simply order your PhD thesis in an online print shop. Both have their advantages and disadvantages.

Advantages of the online print shop are: You can conveniently place your order from home, configure your binding and see the end product in our 3D live preview. Then simply order and get your PhD binding with free express delivery!

BachelorPrint offers the best value for money. Additionally, we present you with no delivery costs and a free embossing position (type of work position).

You want to save extra money? Check our page for free printing!

For important academic works such as the PhD, 80 g / m² paper or 100 g / m² paper is often used. At BachelorPrint, we use 100 g / m² paper as a standard, as it is not only more robust, but also feels better when you leaf through it. However, if you want to print and bind your dissertation double-sided, we recommend you even use 120 g / m² paper to ensure that the text does not show through.

If you want to know more about choosing the right paper for your PhD thesis, follow this link to our article: Which paper for thesis printing & binding?

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