Agreements for Open Access publishing

USN has entered into agreements on free open access publishing in journals with various publishers. This includes both Open Access journals and subscription journals. The agreements negotiated by Unit cover the APC in its entirety for USN's researchers. There may be some differences between the agreements, e.g. on rights to self-archiving at the time of publication, type of publication or workflow.

Overview of the agreements with the different publishers.

As of March 27 2020 we have agreements with the following publishers:

Read more about various publishing licenses.

Deals and negotiations

Unit negotiates on behalf of Norwegian universities and research institutions. Deals must be in accordance with national goals and guidelines for Open Access.


Please contact the publication fund if you have questions regarding Open Access publishing.