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Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW)

University of Hamburg University of Applied Sciences partnership

The university library of Hamburg University of Applied Sciences supports its researchers in making their research more widely available.

This agreemnt will further encourage HAW researchers to publish open access, increasing the volume of research openly available. While this reduces costs for the researcher, it also benefits the wider research community and the public at large.  

This institutional partnership agreement means that eligible Hamburg University of Applied Sciences researchers may publish in any Frontiers journal at no cost to them and with a simplified process.

Discover how we publish at Frontiers. If you’re ready to publish, check out our author guidelines for everything you need to know about the submission process, from choosing a journal to preparing your manuscript.  

The power of open access

As one of the world's leading open access publishers, we believe in the transformative power of open science. Articles published with us are free and permanently accessible worldwide - so anyone can benefit from the discoveries, not just a selection of researchers.

  • Your article will be freely and permanently available immediately after publication, ensuring maximum reach, impact, and visibility.

  • More scientists can read the results of your research, including the wider public unable to access the information because they lack a subscription.

  • Open access improves the quality of your research through open, transparent, and reproducible practices made available to a global audience. 

Are you a researcher at HAW?

Frontiers works with research institutions, libraries, consortia and funders to improve support for researchers publishing open access. We work to: 

  • reduce administrative time for authors and institutions by centralizing communications and streamlining submission and payment workflows. 

  • release authors from some/all responsibility for article publishing charges (APCs) - contact your institution or librarian for full details. 

  • simplify the submission process to ensure authors can submit their work quickly and easily with step-by-step support.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible under the partnership:

  • Corresponding authors must be affiliated with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW).

  • Select Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) as the institutional payer in the invoice section when submitting your article.

For information on whether your article is eligible under this agreement, or if you require any further details, please visit Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) or email your university's OA team.

Not an affiliated author?

We collaborate with over 700 institutions across the world. If you want to join them, tell your librarian about Frontiers institutional plans - just submit our recommendation form.

To learn more about our institutional plans, visit our institutional partnerships page.