Brill 2020-2021

Publish without any costs open access in a total of 317 hybrid and full open access Brill journals

Deal duration
Status licence

Note: The details of the new agreement with this publisher are currently being worked out. In the meanwhile you can continue publishing open access without any costs. Contact the open access specialists at your institute if you have any questions.

License and conditions:

  • Publish without any costs open access in a total of 317 hybrid and full open access Brill journals starting January 1st 2020.
  • Use the Open Access Journal Browser to find out if a specific journal is part of the agreement.
  • Correspondering authors (teaching/research staff and students) employed/enrolled at participating institutes can publish their articles open access without any costs.
  • Publication types that are part of the deal: original research articles, review articles.
  • Eligible institutions  (including University Medical Centers) are: University of Amsterdam (UvA), VU University Amsterdam (VU), University of Groningen (RUG), Radboud University Nijmegen (RU), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Tilburg University (UvT), Utrecht University (UU), Wageningen University (WUR) and Leiden University (UL).
  • With the University of Maastricht a different agreement has been made regarding open access. For more information contact the University Library.


How does it work?

  • Use your institutional email address and institutional network during submission. Make clear that you are affiliated with an eligible institute.
  • The article will be published open access after acceptance without any costs.
  • Another possibility is contacting Brill directly at to request to make a publication open access.
Meer informatie

More information on the Brill website.


This contract discloses the 'Brill Agreement for Intermediary Services Content'.

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