Emerald Publishing Group 2021-2024

Publish free of charge in all Emerald full open access journals and a selection of hybrid journals.

Deal duration
Status licence

License and conditions

  • All Dutch universities (including University Medical Centers) are part of this agreement. 

  • Emerald has a maximum amount of vouchers available annually for free of charge open access. In 2024 this maximum is set at 101 articles. When the annual maximum has been reached, a message will be displayed here.

  • University affiliated (teaching and research staff, students employed/enrolled/otherwise accredited) corresponding authors can publish open access free of charge in some hybrid and all full open access journals.

  • Publication types that are part of the agreement: original articles, review articles.

  • Attention: publication in a hybrid journal is only covered under the agreement if the corresponding author's university subscribes to that journal. This differs per university.

  • Use the Open Access Journal Browser to find out if a specific journal is part of the agreement for your university.

  • If there are no vouchers left or a hybrid journal is not part of the agreement, a 10% discount can be claimed by affiliated corresponding authors on the payment of the open access fee.


 How does it work?

  • At submission, use your institutional email address and select the correct institutional affiliation.

  • Upon submission corresponding authors are required to indicate that they want to make their article open access via a mandatory yes/no question.

  • See for more information Emerald's support page about 'Open Access publishing agreements'.


Meer informatie

Emerald's Open Access publishing agreements page.

For more info, please download the flyer: 'OA Voucher Leaflet'.


This contract discloses the 'Publish and Read Agreement SURF and Emerald 2021-2023 with Addendum 2024'.  

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