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.
Several "publish and read" agreements have now been reached with some of the major publishers. As a result of these agreements there is no need to apply for financial support for articles published in Elsevier, Springer, MDPI, Frontiers and American Chemical Society journals. More details about the agreements on our web page about the agreements and on openscience.no