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Microbiology Society

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

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 primary research papers (papers, special issue papers, reviews and letters).
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license or, alternatively, a CC BY-NC license.

How the publishing process works

Read more about the publishing process on the Microbiology Society website:

Fee-free Open Access

Journals included in the agreement

Latest update: 2024-04-26