Open access agreement for authors at eligible NST institutions in the Republic of Korea

Publish open access with Wiley

From 1 January 2022, authors affiliated with institutions that are participating in Wiley’s National Research Council of Science and Technology (NST) agreement may publish in Wiley’s journals which offer open access, with no transactional Article Publication Charges (APC).

You can be confident that by choosing open access your work has the best chance to be read, cited and shared. Author(s) also retain the copyright through CC license. Read more about the advantages of publishing open access here.

To be eligible:

  • 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.
    must be affiliated with an eligible NST member institution at the point of acceptance1
  • You must publish open access in a hybrid (subscription) journal that offers open access or submit your article to a fully open access journal.
  • Your article must be primary research or a review article, including but not limited to original articles, case studies, reviews, short communications, and other content types.2
  • For hybrid journals, you must order hybrid open access by using the order workflow on Wiley Author Services.4
  • For fully open access journals, please refer to and follow the steps laid out in this guide, or declare your affiliated institutions when requested during the submission process, to submit your article’s open access APC to said institutions3.
  • Your manuscript must have been accepted for publication in a hybrid (subscription) journal on or after 1 January 20224, or submitted to a fully open access journal on or after 1 January 2023.3
  • This agreement cannot be used to cover additional charges (e.g. color or page charges), which individual journals administer separately.

Open access resources

Additional information and questions

1Eligibility is subject to when the institution has formalized their participation in the agreement. If you are no longer affiliated with an eligible NST member institution at the point of acceptance of your paper in a hybrid journal or submission to fully open access titles, you do not qualify.

2Follow this link to view our list of article types and their corresponding eligibility for open access publishing.

3Fully open access journals are included in this agreement from 2023 onwards.

4In 2024, authors whose articles were accepted for publication in hybrid journals from 1 January 2022 onwards, are of eligible type and have already published but had opted out of open access publishing previously, can now choose to flip these eligible articles to open access under NST’s agreement as well. Please approach your institution’s OA administrators for more information.