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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 and what it means for you here.

The open access publishing fee has been pre-paid through an agreement between the library and the Company of Biologists. The agreement applies to open access publishing in hybrid journals from the Company of Biologists and does not cover publishing in their pure open access journals.

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 articles with a 2022 acceptance date.
  • The agreement applies to the article type “research articles”.
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license.

How the publishing process works

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

Guide for corresponding authors

Journals included in the agreement

More information and contact

Discounts for open access publishing fees

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