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Open access agreement for authors at eligible Norwegian institutions

Publish open access with Wiley

Corresponding authors from a Norwegian institution participating in the Unit agreement may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of Wiley’s fully open access journals or subscription journals that offer open access (hybrid journals) at no cost to the author. Through this agreement the participating institutions will cover the publication charges (APCs) for open publishing.

Open access publishing at Wiley under this agreement complies with the Norwegian Government’s National goals and guidelines for open access to research articles and the European joint initiative OA2020.

To be eligible:

  • Your manuscript must have been accepted on or after 1 May 2019 for Wiley’s subscription journals that offer open access (hybrid journals) or 1 April 2019 for Wiley fully open access journals
  • You must be the corresponding author affiliated with an eligible Norwegian institution
  • You must publish open access in a fully open access journal or a subscription 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 below1
  • All primary research and review articles qualify. Other article types e.g. letters, editorials etc. are excluded

Why publish open access?

Articles are made freely available
Meet open access mandates automatically
Under a Creative Commons license

  • Your institution will cover the article publication charges (APCs) as part of this agreement. If you choose not to publish open access, your institution’s funding risks being lost
  • You contribute to the governmental and institutional goals for open access, and to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

How to publish your article open access

Eligible authors may publish open access in one of two ways:

Publish in any of Wiley's fully gold Open Access journals (View journal list) and follow the instructions in the PDF below.
Publish in any of Wiley’s hybrid journals that offer open access (View journal list) and follow the instructions in the PDF below.

To check the open access availability for a specific journal, use our Author Compliance Tool.


Please contact your institution with questions.

1If you don't order hybrid 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.