University of Bergen Library

Application form: Open Access publishing

Important! New guidelines adopted by the University Board are effective from 01.10.16.

Full funding is only given to articles in "pure" Open Access journals and Open Access books.

The publication fund may also refund 50% of article processing charges (APC) of Open Access articles published in subscription journals on level 2 in the Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers.

Open Access articles in subscription journals on level 1 are no longer supported by the publication fund.

Applications will be granted based on the complete guidelines: Norwegian or English.

If you have questions please see our FAQ or contact bora@uib.no

Article

Open Access journal

The publication fund covers 100% of the article processing charges (APC) of articles in "pure" Open Access journals. To be eligible the journal must be registered in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

To apply enter the journal title or preferably the ISSN:

100% support
Requirements
Corresponding author
Level 1 or 2
License
Peer-reviewed
Or

Subscription journal (Hybrid Open Access)

The publication fund may refund 50% of the article processing charges (APC) of Open Access articles in subscription journals. The applicant must provide funding for the remaining APC. To be eligible the journal must be registered on level 2 in the Norwegian register of scientific journals, series and publishers.

Open Access articles in subscription journals on level 1 are not supported.

Application form

50% support
Requirements
Corresponding author
Level 2
License
Peer-reviewed
Book

Open Access book

The publication fund covers author payments to publish Open Access books. The applicant must be the corresponding author of a monography or editor of an anthology. The editor must also have authored minimum one scientific chapter in the anthology.

Application form

100% support
Requirements
Corresponding author
Publisher on level 1 or 2
License
Peer-reviewed