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The Royal Society

Umeå University researchers can publish open access at no cost in the Royal Society 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 Royal Society. The agreement applies to the Royal Society hybrid and 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 @umu.se. The e-mail domain is often used to recognize your eligibility.
  • Your article will be published under a CC BY license.
  • In order to be eligible for the agreement, your article must have a 2021 submission date.

How the publishing process works

Read more about the publishing process at the Royal Society website:

Royal Society open access publishing

Journals included in the agreement

More information and contact

Discounts for open access publishing fees
Discounts for open access publishing fees

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