National Agreements

Frontiers pioneered fully transparent, national Open Access publishing agreements for research organizations and their researchers at a national level. National agreements simplify the process for authors wishing to publish in Frontiers journals, and help contribute to the growing number of research articles that are openly available to all.

National Members

Germany - Memorandum of Understanding

Institutional Memberships

As a leading Open Access publisher, Frontiers works with research institutions, libraries, consortia and funders to improve the ways researchers are supported when publishing open access.

Why join?

  • Reduced administrative time for authors and institutions by:
    • centralising communications
    • streamlining submission and payment workflows
  • Authors released of some/all responsibility for Article Processing Charges (APCs) - depending on the agreement with their institution
  • Discounts on APCs for authors
  • Institutions provided with insight into open access uptake and expenditure via detailed data reports on articles published by their researchers
  • Institutions remain in full control with every APC verified by their central contact point

Payment options

PRE-PAYMENT

Funds are deposited into a Frontiers account and used to pay for APCs of accepted articles

  • Funds remain available without time limit
  • Discounts are determined by the prepaid deposit amount
Invoiced Monthly

APCs for all accepted articles within a given month are aggregated into a monthly invoice

  • Discounts may be applicable based on your institution’s publishing history with Frontiers
  • No pre-payment or deposit required

How to become a Frontiers Institutional Member

To set up an institutional membership with Frontiers, or if you require more information, please email institutions@frontiersin.org

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Frontiers Institutional Members

AUSTRALIA

AUSTRIA

CANADA

FINLAND

GERMANY

HUNGARY

NETHERLANDS

NORWAY

QATAR

RUSSIA

SPAIN

SWEDEN

SWITZERLAND

UK

USA