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

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