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Company of Biologists

Umeå University researchers can publish open access at no cost in the Company of Biologists journals. 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 the Company of Biologists. The agreement applies to open access publishing in hybrid and open access journals from the Company of Biologists.

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.
  • You must use your university email ending with @umu.se in order to be identified as an Umeå University affiliated author.
  • The agreement applies to articles with a 2024 acceptance date.
  • The agreement applies to the article type “original research articles”.
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license.

How the publishing process works

Read more about the publishing process on the Company of Biologists website:

Guide for corresponding authors

Journals included in the agreement

Latest update: 2024-04-26