The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and Cambridge University Press have agreed on an Open Access deal from 2021 to 2023, to publish Open Access without any costs in more than 370 hybrid and full Open Access journals. Search in the WUR Journal Browser to find out if a journal is part of the agreement.
Open Access publishing
There is an agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP) to publish Open Access without any costs in more than 370 hybrid and full Open Access journals. Search the WUR Journal browser to find out if a journal is part of the agreement.
The agreement applies to all Dutch universities, including the university medical centres and KNAW.
Corresponding authors of participating institutes can publish Open Access without any costs.
Publication types that are part of the deal are original research articles, review articles, rapid communication, brief Reports and case reports.
More CUP journals
The deal is a 'Read & Publish' model. This means that there are more CUP journals accessible for WUR than before. We have access now to 400 journals in stead of 41! All CUP journals can be found in the WUR Journal browser, including the information about Open Access publishing and impact factors, if applicable.
WUR Open Access policy
Wageningen University & Research policy is to publish research results Open Access, in accordance with the policy of the Dutch government.
On 12 October 2020, the Executive Board updated the WUR Open Access policy. All WUR authors are either required or encouraged to publish scientific work Open Access whenever possible.
Please let us know if you have any further questions about Open Access. The Open Access support team is happy to answer any questions.