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Researchers from Switzerland

IOP Publishing (IOP) has a transformative agreement with a number of Swiss institutions through the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries to enable a transition towards open access publishing.

Who can benefit?
All corresponding authors that are current staff members, researchers or students at one of the institutions below at the point 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 paper, special issue, letter and review article types
• Included journals are those in lists A, B and D. Click here for a full title list of eligible journals.

Please note
Funding is subject to librarian funding approval at acceptance stage. If for any reason funding is declined, the author(s) will have the opportunity to revert to subscription publication type at zero cost to themselves or the member institution.

You may find our author guide for submitting under a transformative agreement helpful located in our Transformative Agreement hub.

Eligible institutions

Basel University
Bern University
Bern University of Applied Sciences
Fribourg University
Geneva University
Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain: Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL:

  • Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
  • Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
  • Paul Scherrer Institute
  • Swiss Federal Institute for Forest Snow and Landscape Research

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences
OST Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPF)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH)
The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons (Fachhochschule Graubünden)
University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)
University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
Zurich University
Zurich University of Teacher Education (PHZH)
Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ)
Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)