Open access agreements and discounts

Last changed: 27 March 2024
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SLU has agreements in place with several publishers, which means that you as a researcher can publish your article open access free of charge or at a discounted rate.

The primary affiliation of the corresponding author must be SLU to be eligible for open access free of charge, or for discounts to apply. 

SLU covers the open access fee in its entirety when publishing with most journals from these publishers:

  • American Chemical Society  
  • Brill Journals  
  • Cambridge University Press  
  • Company of Biologists  
  • Elsevier  
  • Emerald Journals  
  • Frontiers
  • Karger
  • Microbiology Society  
  • Oxford University Press  
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS)  
  • Royal Society of Chemistry  
  • SAGE 
  • SpringerNature (incl. BioMed Central)  
  • Taylor & Francis  
  • Wiley  

Discounts on the open access fee are offered when publishing with:  

  • MDPI (20% discount)  
  • Royal Society Publishing (25% discount)