LIPIcs: Instructions for Authors


There are two LaTeX-style templates available, one for authors and one for volume editors:


Please have also a look at the LIPIcs Manual, a sample LIPIcs article, and a sample LIPIcs frontmatter.


The LIPIcs LaTeX style assumes the usage of pdflatex. This enables a simplified workflow for the conference organizers. Please contact the editorial office in case of further questions.


Previous Templates

Until 2015, we used the following LaTeX-style templates:



Please contact your conference organizer for details about the paper submission process.



Articles published in LIPIcs volumes are open access and typically published under  a Creative Commons license that (1) clarifies the authorship, (2) enables the conference organizers to efficiently prepare the proceedings, and (3) enables the publisher (Schloss Dagstuhl) to publish the articles. We typically ask the author to sign an author agreement mainly to document the publishing process and to provide transparency about the activities of the publisher and the conference organizers.

To the Publications

List of all LIPIcs volumes 


In case of questions, please contact:

Dr. Marc Herbstritt

Phone: + 49 (0)681 / 302 38 49

E-Mail: marc.herbstritt(at)