Applicant Institutions

The applicant and participating institutions of Text+ represent the stakeholders that provide and use research data for the humanities: universities, academic libraries, data centres of the Digital Humanities, members of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities, non-university research institutions of the Max Planck Society and the Leibniz Association. Text+ also includes leading … Read more

Further Partners

Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Germanistische Edition (Association for Editions in German Studies) LoS Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) LoS Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford LoS Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (German Digital Library) LoS Deutscher Bibliotheksverband LoS Fachinformationsdienst (FID) Anglo-American Culture (Specialised Information Service for Anglo-American Culture) LoS Fachinformationsdienst (FID) Asien — Cross Asia (Specialised Information Service … Read more

Academic Societies

 (Fachverbände) Text+ cooperates with a large number of academic societies in the humanities. This guarantees close contact with the diverse community and an understanding of their needs. The professional associations play a central role in the governance structure of Text+, as they send representatives to the Text+ plenum and nominate candidates for election to the Coordination Committees. Arbeitsgemeinschaft … Read more

Participating Institutions

The following institutions actively participate in Text+ by contributing their specialist expertise to the initiative and by providing and using research data. All institutions have specified their particular contribution in Letters of Commitment. Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities German Literature Archive … Read more

Coordination Committees

The Coordination Committees are composed of three different Scientific Coordination Committees, each responsible for one of the data domains (Collections, Editions and Lexical Resources), and one Operations Coordination Committee. Their task is to continuously evaluate and expand the portfolio of data, tools and services. The Coordination Committees are composed of experts from the respective (subject) … Read more


The Scientific Board is the scientific lead of the consortium and decides on the portfolio development. The Administrative Board is responsible for the implementation of the work programme and for the technical and financial monitoring of the ongoing work. The link between these boards is the coordination, which consists of the Scientific and the Operations … Read more


The centre of the Text+ governance is constituted by the joint responsibility of infrastructure and community as well as cooperation across disciplinary boundaries. The boards listed here have the task of continuously evaluating the Text+ portfolio of data, tools and services and promoting its further development together with the community. Text+ is coordinated by Prof. … Read more