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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. Read more about the terms of our agreement with the publisher and what it means for you here.

The open access publishing fee has been pre-paid through an agreement between the library and Brill. The agreement applies to Brill’s hybrid and open access journals. 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 e-mail ending with The e-mail domain is often used to recognize your eligibility.
  • The agreement applies to article types “research articles” and “review articles”.
  • In order to be eligible for the agreement, your article must have a 2021 acceptance date.
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license.

How the publishing process works

At submission, you will be asked to check whether the organization you are affiliated with is listed as having an open access agreement with Brill. Choose ”Yes”.


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Discounts for open access publishing fees

Publishing fees for a large number of journals are covered in full or in part by library agreements.