Publication funds

The University of South-Eastern Norway wants to increase the number of Open Access publications, and has created a publication fund where you can apply for support.

The publication fund gives financial support to Article Processing Charges (APCs) or similar fees for articles published in "gold" Open Access journals. 

The publication fund may also gives financial support to Open Access publishing of books and book chapters.

All conditions required may be found in USNs Open Access policy chapter 4.

Please use the following application form when applying for support for your publication. Send the application to

From 2019 onwards, it is not necessary to apply for funds concerning articles published by Wiley or Elsevier. Publication costs for journals at Wiley and Elsevier are now covered by separate "publish and read" agreements. More details about the agreements can be found on