Open access agreement for authors at eligible Norwegian institutions

Publish open access with Wiley

Corresponding authors affiliated with participating Sikt institutions may publish open access in any of Wiley's hybrid journals (subscription-based journals which offer an open access option) at no charge to the author.

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.

Publishing open access:

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

To be eligible:

  • 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 Norwegian institution at the point of acceptance1
  • Responsible corresponding authors should use an institutional email address for a Sikt member institution when submitting their article. You may need to update your Wiley profile to do so.
  • Responsible corresponding authors should not use personal email addresses (e.g. Hotmail, Gmail). Doing so may result in delayed approval of the open access APC coverage request for the article to be published open access under the terms of the agreement.
  • Your article must be primary research or a review article2
  • You must order hybrid open access by using our order workflow as described below
  • Your manuscript must have been accepted on or after 1 January 2023

Open access payments made easy with your institution

Follow this step by step guide to making your article open access in a hybrid journal – at no cost to yourself:

Go to the Wiley Author Services Dashboard now, to select open access for your article.


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.

2Other article types e.g. letters, editorials etc. are excluded.