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Read- and publish agreement

Through a national agreement, researchers at Lund University can publish open access free of charge in all journals from Brill.

About the agreement

The agreement grants researchers at Lund University open access publishing free of charge in all of Brill’s journals. This includes both hybrid as well as fully open access journals. Additionally, the membership with Brill includes a 20% discount on open access charges for books.

Articles accepted for publication after January 1st, 2021 are eligible for the agreement.

Article types covered are research and review articles.

The corresponding author must be affiliated to Lund University and state Lund University as affiliation in the article in order to be able to publish open access within the agreement.

Journals included

Journals included in this or other current publisher agreements are found by using our search service where all journal titles are listed. There are no separate journal lists for each agreement.

Search for journals included in current publishing agreements

Workflow for authors

When submitting a manuscript, you will be asked if you are affiliated to any of the institutions that has a publishing agreement with the publisher. Please select yes when prompted. The publisher will verify your affiliation by way of your email address. Therefore, it is important that you submit using your institutional LU email address (ending with or


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

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