The Company of Biologists 2021-2023

Corresponding authors of participating universities can publish open access without any costs in three journals of The Company of Biologists.

Deal duration
Status licence


License and conditions:

  • Participating members of this agreement are Leiden University, Radboud University, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, Utrecht University, Wageningen University and VU Amsterdam (including University Medical Centers).
  • Authors (corresponding authors) of participation universities can publish open access without any costs in the journals Development, Journal of Cell Science and Journal of Experimental Biology.
  • Publication types that are part of the deal: research articles.


How does it work?

  • At submission: use your institutional email address and select your correct affiliation, follow the instructions and select – already in this stage – that the article will be published ‘Gold Open Access’ with use of a ‘Read & Publish fee waiver’.
  • At acceptance: fill in the Publication Agreemeent. Login to the Rightslink System and select ‘Seek funding from [name institution]’, check your information and send the request for approval.
  • The article will be published with a CC BY license.
  • See the publisher’s website for a more elaborate explanation of the procedure.
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