Springer Nature Fully OA / Springer Compact

In 2022 Uppsala University has got two open access agreements with Springer Nature that together enables researchers at Uppsala University to publish in the majority of Springer Nature’s portfolio of journals without article processing charges.

What is included in the agreements?

  • Open access publishing without article processing charges in more than 2000 of the publishers hybrid journals, "Open choice".
  • Open access publishing without article processing charges in 445 fully open access journals including from BioMed Central (BMC), Springer Open journals and Nature Research.
  • The agreement covers publishing for Original Paper, Review Paper, Brief Communication and Continuing Education. Please note that some journals use a different set of names for their publication types. Don't hesitate to contact us if you need our help to sort this out.

What is NOT included in the agreements?

  • Additional costs for page charges, colour charges etc. are not covered by the agreement.

Who can use the agreements?

Researchers who were affiliated with Uppsala University when the work that resulted in the publication was carried out. The author must be the corresponding author to be able to use the agreement.

What publishing licenses does the contract cover?


How to use the agreements

Read the instructions from the publisher.

Last modified: 2021-12-30