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Publishing agreement: Springer Compact

The agreement allows for corresponding authors at Örebro University to publish open access articles free of charge.


Ensure that you are using your institutional email address ( in order for the publisher to correctly identify you as an eligible author.

Once the article has been accepted, Springer will send you a link to their author platform. There you will be asked to state your affiliation with Örebro University.

A document with author instructions is available (please refer to the paragraph "Author services", on pages 7 to 18).

The University Library will then be notified automatically to verify your eligibility to publish under the agreement.

Article types and journals covered

The following article types are included: Original Papers, Review Papers, Brief Communications and Continuing Education. Publishing charges are covered in all of the publisher's hybrid journals. A list of the journals are available on the publisher's website (please refer to the list of "Open Choice eligible subscription-based journals")

Charges not covered

Please note that additional costs (e.g. color figures, paid offprints and posters) are not covered by the agreement.

Agreement period


Further information

If you have any questions about the agreement or publishing process, please contact the University Library at This is an email address