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License Agreements for GermaNet

For all those who are interested in licensing GermaNet, please have a look at the three types of Licence Agreements for different applications and users, and decide which type of licence is appropriate for you. If you are not sure which type to use, please contact us.

  • Academic Research Licence Agreement: we offer an academic licence to academic institutions for research purposes free of charge. There are no fees, but the licence has to be filled in and sent back to us along with an email that describes the intended academic research use. Please note that we do not give licenses to individuals. Students who are interested in using GermaNet for a research project or a thesis project should contact their advisors to obtain a licence for their academic institutions.

  • Research and Development Licence Agreement: This license applies to non-academic institutions and research consortia that include non-academic institutions for the purpose of strictly internal research and/or internal technology development. Please contact us for details.

  • Commercial Licence Agreement: This license applies to non-academic institutions and commercial enterprises for the purpose of internal research and/or internal technology development as well as a non-exclusive right to distribute and market any derived product or service based on the GermaNet data. Please contact us for details.