Publish open access with Springer
Publishing open access makes your work immediately and permanently available online for everyone, worldwide. Springer is pleased to offer a variety of open access options for our authors to publish their research. No matter which option you choose, all open access publications are subject to high-quality peer review, editorial and production processes. You retain copyright and can easily comply with open access mandates.
Springer Open Choice – Your Research. Your Choice.
Our Open Choice program
allows authors to publish open access in the majority of our established subscription-based journals. Open Choice articles will become freely available for anyone worldwide and you will be able to easily comply with open access mandates.
SpringerOpen – Our portfolio of fully open access journals and books
Our open access journal portfolio
encompasses over 160 journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities and social sciences. It ranges from very specialized titles to SpringerPlus
, our interdisciplinary, open access journal.
In addition, we offer our authors the opportunity to publish open access books
BioMed Central – Open access journals in biology, biomedicine and medicine
, acquired by Springer in 2008, is a pioneer in the field of open access publishing. Their journals complement the successful SpringerOpen portfolio and our combined expertise supports open access journals in every aspect.
Benefit from our Open Access Membership Program
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