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Researchers from Max Planck Institutes – Germany

IOP Publishing has a transformative agreement with the Max Planck Society to enable a transition to open access publishing.

Who can benefit?

All corresponding authors that are current staff members, researchers or students at Max Planck Institutes at the time of submission, can publish open access at no cost to themselves. The corresponding author is the author that submits the manuscript, and is responsible for communicating with the journal during the submission, peer review and publication process.

What’s included?

  • Articles accepted will be eligible for transformative agreement funding to enable authors to publish open access with no cost to themselves
  • Research papers, special issues, letters and reviews.
  • This agreement includes journals in List A, B, C and D. Click here for a list of eligible journals.

Please note
You may find our author guide for submitting under a transformative agreement helpful located in our Transformative Agreement hub.
For more information, please contact the Max Planck Society at, or visit the Max Planck web page here –