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Umeå University researchers can publish open access at no cost in most Wiley 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 Wiley. The agreement applies to open access publishing in most of Wiley’s hybrid- and open access journals. Around 80 journals that do not offer open access publishing and journals from Hindawi are not included in the agreement.

Terms and conditions

  • You must be the corresponding author, i.e., the one handling communication with the publisher and journal. If the article has more than one corresponding author, you will need to appoint a Responsible Corresponding Author. Only that person’s affiliation will be used to determine if your article is eligible for inclusion under the agreement. 
  • 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 the article types “original article”, ”primary research article” and ”review article”.
  • Please note that any additional charges, for color illustrations etc., are not covered by the agreement.
  • Most of Wiley’s journals offer the CC BY license. A few only offer CC BY-NC and CC BY-NC-ND. You can check policies for specific journals in Wiley’s Author Compliance Tool.

How the publishing process works

Read more about the publishing process at the Wiley website:

Open access agreement for Bibsam institutions

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.