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Open access agreement for authors at eligible Finnish institutions

Publish open access with Wiley

Authors affiliated with participating FinELib institutions may publish primary research and review articles in any of Wiley's fully gold Open Access journals or Wiley’s subscription journals that offer open access (hybrid journals) at no further charge* to the author.


To publish without having to pay additional Article Publication Charges (APCs), the article's responsible corresponding author must be from an eligible institution and the article must have been accepted on or after 1 January 2022.

You can be confident that by choosing open access your work has the best chance to be read, cited and shared. Read more about the advantages of publishing open access here.

*subject to availability of sufficient funds in eligible FinELib institutions' Wiley Open Access Accounts


Publishing open access:

  • Complies with funder or institution mandates
  • Allows you to retain copyright through a CC-BY license
  • Enables automatic deposit in PMC (when appropriate)



To be eligible:

  • Your manuscript must have been accepted on or after 1 January 2022
  • You must be the
    responsible corresponding authorThe responsible corresponding author is the author who manages the manuscript and correspondence during the publication process - from submission through publication. This author has the authority to act on behalf of all the co-authors and will also be the contact for inquiries after publication.
    who is affiliated with an eligible FinELib institution at the point of acceptance1
  • You must publish open access (in a fully gold OA journal or a hybrid journal that offers open access)
  • If publishing in a hybrid journal, you must order open access at the point of acceptance by using our order workflow as described below2
  • Your article must be primary research or a review article3




Additional information and questions

Please contact your university or library with questions.


1If you are no longer affiliated with an eligible 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 order open access retroactively, but once your paper is published in Early View or In Issue online you are no longer eligible to publish at no charge.


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


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