Gold Open Access financial support

Since January 2016, EPFL authors publishing a paper, a book, a book chapter or a proceedings in Gold Open Access may benefit from a financial support. This funding from the EPFL Library can be achieved by means of either a partial reimbursement of the Gold OA publication fees or special conditions negotiated with some publishers or journals.

Open Access fund

The request for refund can be made by filling the form or by email at [email protected]

Reimbursement of 2/3 of the APC (or BPC, or conference registration fees), with a maximum of CHF 2,500 per publication.

Specific agreements with publishers

Full APC funding

Free publication in Open Access in the following titles: Annual Review of Cancer Biology, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, Annual Review of Political Science, and Annual Review of Public Health.

Publication fees in Cogitatio journals fully covered by the Library

Free publication under Gold OA in all ECS journals.

APCs of EPFL authors (the corresponding author must be affiliated to EPFL) in PLoS journals are fully and directly covered by the Library.

Through the SCOAP3 program, publication without any financial barriers under Gold OA in some key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics.

Discounts on APCs

APCs in ACS journals benefit is reduced with $250 for EPFL authors. An additional discount of $500 applies if the author is an ACS member.

20% discount on APCs with Springer Open and Biomed Central for EPFL authors. A discount of 15% is also applied on the publication charges (BPC) of Open Access books.

Discount of 15% on all Frontiers journals.

25% discount on APCs in MDPI journals.

25% discount on APCs in the Gold OA journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.

10% discount on APCs in the Gold OA journal Science Advances. An additional 4% discount for AAAS members applies.