Researchers from institutions within Oman

IOP Publishing (IOP) has a transformative agreement with Sultan Qaboos University to enable a transition to open access publishing from 1st January 2023.

“We are pleased to take our parternship with IOP Publishing to the next level and sign a transformative agreement that will enable SQU research to have more impact and visibility”
Yaqoob Al-Busaidi, Head of Periodicals Department, Sultan Quaboos University.

Who can benefit?

All corresponding authors that are current staff members, researchers (permanent, temporary and visiting), or students at Sultan Qaboos University at the time of acceptance, 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 from 1st January 2023 will be eligible for transformative agreement funding to enable authors to publish open access with no cost to themselves
  • Research paper, special issue, letter and review article types
  • Included journals are those in lists A, B, C and D. Click here for a full title list of eligible journals.

Please note
A small number of journals attract additional charges including but not limited to, page charges. These remain payable by the authors.
You may find our author guide for submitting under a transformative agreement helpful located in our Transformative Agreement hub.
For more information, please contact your relevant library contact at your university.