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Read- and publish agreement
Researchers at Lund University can use a national agreement to get discount when publishing with open access in journals with the publisher De Gruyter.

About the agreement

The agreement is a national so-called "Read & Publish" agreement. The agreement entails to a discount on the publishing fee (article processing charge or APC): 90% discount on articles published in the hybrid journals, and 30% discount on articles published in pure open access journals with the publisher. Hybrid journals are subscription-based journals where articles can be made available open access through a publication fee.

Articles become open access immediately upon publication.

Journals included

The agreement gives a discount on the publishing fee in both the publisher's hybrid and pure open access journals.

The discount on publishing in the hybrid journals is 90%.

List of hybrid journals included (PDF)

The discount on publishing in the open access journals is 30%.

List of open access journals included (PDF)

The remaining 70% for publishing in the open access-journals can be covered by the central APC fund.

Support for publication fees

Workflow for authors

State your affiliation to Lund University and always use the LU / LTH e-mail in contact with the publisher.

Description of the author workflow at the publisher’s website (New window)

Other agreements for LU researchers

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For questions about the agreement or open access publishing in general, please contact:

publicera [at] lub [dot] lu [dot] se