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Springer Compact

Authors affiliated to Lund University can publish open access free of charge in hybrid journals from Springer.

About the agreement

The agreement enables free open access publishing in the publisher's hybrid journals, a total of about 2000 journals. Hybrid journals from Palgrave MacMillan and Nature Academic are included. Hybrid journals are subscription-based journals with an open access option.

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

The agreement includes author fees for the following publication types: Original Paper, Review Paper, Brief Communication, and Continuous Education. Additional costs, such as paid offprints, color figures, posters, are not included in the agreement.

Lund University is also part of a national agreement with Springer Nature. It is also possible to publish free of charge in open access journals from the following imprints: BioMed Central, Springer Open, NatureResearch, and Palgrave Macmillan.

The Publisher agreement Springer Nature Fully OA

Journals included

Journals included in this or other current publisher agreements are found by using our search service where all journal titles are listed.

Search for journals included in current publishing agreements

Workflow for authors

Please use the institutional e-mail address ( or when submitting an article, and the Corresponding author must be affiliated to Lund University.

Author’s guide and more information about the workflow on the publisher’s website