Springer 2024-2026

Publishing open access in 2,000 hybrid journals at no cost to the author.

Deal duration
Status licence

License and conditions

  • Articles by corresponding authors from Dutch universities (including University Medical Centers) will be published in open access, at no cost to the author.
  • The agreement applies to more than 2,000 hybrid journals within the Springer OpenChoice programme, with the exception of titles from learned societies, BioMedCentral and SpringerOpen.
  • Use the Open Access Journal Browser to find out if a specific journal is part of the agreement
  • Publication types that are part of the agreement: original research articles, review articles, brief communication,  continuing education.
  • Note that this agreement covers a maximum of 2,067 publication per year.


How does it work?

  • At article acceptance you will be asked to confirm your affiliation by choosing it in the “Special Affiliation” drop-down menu and agree to the open access copyright and license terms.
  • The selected institute will verify your affiliation.
Meer informatie

More information on Springers website.


This contract discloses the 'Springer UKB-SURF agreement 2024-2026'.

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