Author Resources  >  Journal Authors  >  Open Access  >  Affiliation Policies & Payments  >  Open Access for Authors in Italy

Open access agreement for authors at eligible Italian institutions

Publish open access with Wiley

Beginning 4 March 2021, authors from an institution affiliated with the Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane (CRUI) may publish primary research and review articles as open access in any of Wiley's hybrid journals at no charge to the author.

To publish without having to pay additional Article Publication Charges (APCs), the article's corresponding author must be from an eligible institution and the article must have been accepted on or after 4 March 2021. (View eligible Italian institutions)

To be eligible:

  • Your manuscript must have been accepted on or after 4 March 2021
  • You must be the corresponding author who is affiliated with an eligible Italian institution at the point of acceptance1
  • You must order hybrid open access by using our order workflow as described below2
  • All primary research and review articles qualify3

Why publish open access?

Articles are made freely available
Meet open access mandates automatically
Under a Creative Commons license
To PMC for appropriate articles

How to publish your article open access

Submit Your Article Submit your article to a journal that offers hybrid open access (View list)
Log In/Register with Author Services Once accepted, register or log in to Author Services and click Manage Article
Confirm Your Funder(s) Enter your funding information or confirm the funder(s) you entered during submission
Confirm Your Affiliation(s) Enter your institutional affiliation(s) or confirm the affiliation(s) you entered during submission
Select Open Access Once you've confirmed your affiliation(s) and funder(s), click Make my article open access
Provide Your Contact Details Enter your contact details and click to submit
That's it! Once your eligibility has been verified, your institution will cover the Article Publication Charge

Your article will be made open access immediately on publication.


Please contact your university or library with questions.

1If you are no longer affiliated with an eligible Italian institution at the point of acceptance of your paper, you do not qualify.

2If you don't order open access initially, your manuscript will be published under the traditional closed access model. You may make your article open access retroactively, but once your paper is published in Early View or In Issue online you are no longer eligible to publish open access at no charge.

3Other article types e.g. letters, editorials etc. are excluded.