Amsterdam University Press

Digital Products

Amsterdam University Press publishes several digital products, from online databases to websites and online (Open Access) journals. Here you will find an overview of all online publications of AUP.

And also: 

Justiz und NS-Verbrechen-Online

At the end of the year 2012, the documentation project ‘Justiz und NS-Verbrechen’, involving the systematic collection and publication of the post-war trial judgments by German courts concerning Nazi crimes, has been completed. The project was begun in the 1960s under supervision of Prof. Dr. C.F. Rüter at the Institute of Criminal Law of the University of Amsterdam. The book series now consists of 49 volumes with West-German judgments (‘Justiz und NS-Verbrechen’) as well as of 14 volumes with East-German judgments (‘DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen’). With the completion of the project, a vast and unique collection of sources, consisting of some 50.000 pages, documents in great detail the judicial reaction of the two post-war German states to the most serious crimes of the Nazi state.

The series in brief

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Even though highly diverse in nature and scope, the cases tried by the German courts collectively cover the entire range of National-Socialist crimes, from single denunciations to the mass murder policies carried out in Germany’s ‘euthanasia’ centers and in the Eastern European extermination centers and ghettos. Correspondingly diverse is the category of defendants in these cases, ranging from simple concentration camp guards and other subordinate officials or private individuals up to leading representatives and Schreibtischtäter of the Nazi state.

A detailed overview of the various criminal cases and trials as well as of the contents of the 63 volumes can be found at the website of the project ‘Justiz und NS-Verbrechen’, situated at the internet site of the Law Faculty of the University of Amsterdam: please click here.

Next to the book series, there is now also an online edition of the collection of court judgments, allowing for a systematic study of the key aspects of the way the two German states handled the criminal legacy of the Nazi state. For more information on this online edition you can visit the website. Here you will also find information on how to obtain the books and/or a license for the online edition of ‘Justiz und NS-Verbrechen’. Please click here.

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If you have any questions concerning the project ‘Justiz und NS-Verbrechen’ you can contact one of the editors of the series: Dr. D.W. de Mildt. E-mail address:

The famous Latin-Dutch dictionary in a completely revised second edition is now available on CD-ROM and online. The dictionary features entries with irregular forms with redirections for the reader, a grammar appendix, a detailed list of abbreviations found in entries, a broad vocabulary based on classical texts as well as medical, legal and ecclesiastical documents, and suggestions for translation based on the different contexts in which the word can be found. The website and the CD-ROM offer a fully searchable online version of the content. The book version of the dictionary includes the CD-ROM. The website is accessible for licensees only. For subscriptions, please mail to

Dutch Etymological Dictionary

This Dutch Etymological Dictionary (Het Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands) traces the meaning of over 14,000 Dutch words back to their origin and development. Based on the latest research conducted for this publication, the dictionary is the new standard for Dutch linguistic studies. The Dutch Etymological Dictionary is available online on The website comprises all the most recent entries and is accessible for licensees only. For subscriptions, please mail to


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Dissertations of PhD students at the University of Amsterdam

For PhD students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), AUP will deliver a digital file for the database UvA Dissertations Online. UvA Dissertations Online is a service for the online publication of dissertations of the UvA. The service aims to achieve increased visibility and proper archiving of UvA dissertations. The use of international standards guarantees worldwide access to the dissertations via the Internet. Popular search engines like Google Scholar and Yahoo can easily find the dissertations in UvA Dissertations Online.