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Umeå University researchers can publish open access at no cost in Brill journals and can also get a 20% discount for open access book publishing charges (BPC). Read more about the terms of our agreement with the publisher for 2024 and what it means for you here.

The open access publishing fee (APC, article processing charge) has been pre-paid through an agreement between the library and Brill. The agreement applies to open access publishing in hybrid and open access journals from Brill. A 20% discount is available for open access book publishing with Brill as well.

Terms and conditions

  • You must be the corresponding author, i.e. the one handling communication with the publisher and journal.
  • Your Umeå University affiliation must be stated in the published article.
  • Use your university email ending with @umu.se. The email domain is often used to recognise your eligibility.
  • The agreement applies to article types "research articles", "review articles", "rapid communication", "brief reports," and "case reports".
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license.

How the publishing process works

Read more about the publishing process at the Brill website:

Institutional Open Access Agreements (Brill)

Latest update: 2024-04-26