Open access requirements of research funding bodies
More and more research funding bodies require that the results of the research they support be published as open access. Publicly funded research is to be made accessible for a period of 6 to 12 months. Here we provide links to descriptions of the requirements of some of the most important funders.
Swedish research funding bodies with OA requirements:
- Forte (previously the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, or FAS)
- Formas (the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning)
- Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
- Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
- Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
- The Swedish Research Council
- Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies
Some Swedish funders also have a policy regarding research data.
Read more about research data
International research funding bodies with OA requirements:
- European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
- EU Horisont 2020 (PDF)
- European Research Council
- NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
Do you have funding from other bodies than those noted above? Do a search in JULIET Research funders’ open access policies to see if there are open access requirements from your research funding body.
Rapport om open accesspublicering hos fem forskningsfinansiärer (Report on open access publishing with five research funding bodies): Formas, Forte, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Swedish Research Council and Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (2017)