Publishing a reproduction

Do you want to use an image from our collections in a book, documentary, film, on a poster or online, or in an exhibition? All reproductions are subject to copyright so you need permission beforehand.


How to obtain publishing rights?


1. Order the reproduction

You need to be in possession of the reproduction(s) before you can obtain the publishing rights.

Order a reproduction



2. Request the publishing rights


Option 1: The document can be found in the online catalogue

  1. Sign in to your MY KBR account in the online catalogue.
  2. Find the document in the catalogue. In the record, click ‘Copyright’. All bibliographic data will appear automatically.
  3. Specify the type of publication and click ‘Validate’. You will receive a confirmation email.


Option 2: The document is NOT in the online catalogue

  1. Use the general form for publishing rights.
  2. Fill in all the necessary information.
  3. Specify the type of publication and click ‘Validate’. You will receive a confirmation email.




In certain cases, you can obtain an exemption from the payment of copyright. State your reason for requesting an exemption clearly in the form.



Fees for publishing rights



  • Less than 500 prints – cover: 75,00 EUR
  • Less than 500 prints – corpus: 50,00 EUR
  • More than 500 prints – cover: 100,00 EUR
  • More than 500 prints – corpus: 75,00 EUR


Electronic version

E-book, internet, multimedia, animation, mobile app: 250,00 EUR



100,00 EUR



250,00 EUR


Poster, folder, post card

100,00 EUR



150,00 EUR



Quotation available on request




Please read the reproduction and copyright regulations carefully.





  • Invoicing: +32 (0)2 519 55 66
  • Photography service: +32 (0)2 519 55 67

Do you have a question regarding a collection item? Please contact the department that has the document.