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Springer Nature Fully open access (2019-2021)

Publish free of charge in Springer Nature's pure open access journals.

Instructions for authors

When your article has been accepted, you will receive an email with a link to the publisher's website. Enter and select Örebro University under "Verify your affiliation", and confirm.

Apart from stating your affiliation with Örebro University, you are recommended to use your email address from Örebro University in order for the publisher to identify you correctly as an eligible author.

Journals covered

Publishing charges are covered for more than 500 journals from the publisher's imprints BioMed Central, SpringerOpen and Nature Research Open Access Journals.

Download a list of all journals covered by the agreement (Excel)

Article types

The following article types are covered: Original Papers, Review Papers, Brief Communications and Continuing Education.

About the agreement

In order for an article to be eligible under the agreement, it must have been accepted after July 15, 2019.

The agreement has been negotiated by the national Bibsam consortium. 50 percent of the prepaid publishing charges are jointly covered by The Swedish Research Council, Formas, Forte and Vinnova, while participating universities account for the remaining 50 percent.

Further information

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