OA funding agreement with SURF

We have the pleasure to announce a Consortia Agreement between SURF, the collaborative ICT organization for Dutch higher education and research, and the Thieme Publishing Group. This agreement provides university member institutions with access to Thieme's electronic journals with the option for affiliated authors to publish scientific articles Open Access without Article Processing Charge (APC) in a range of hybrid journals and all Gold OA journals.


Participating institutions are:

University of Amsterdam
Eindhoven University of Technology
Maastricht University
University of Leiden
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Radboud University Nijmegen
University of Utrecht
Technical University Delft
University of Groningen
University of Wageningen
Vrije University Amsterdam

This agreement is valid for these journals.
Please submit your manuscript directly via the journal's manuscript submission website by selecting your institution during the submission process.
If you cannot find your institution, please use this form for the journals listed on the form.

Conditions at a glance:

  • APC free publication in 34 hybrid journals
  • APC free publication in all Gold OA journals
  • To submit an article please follow the submission process of the respective journal
  • As a SURF requirement all articles need to be published under a CC BY license


For more info on this agreement, please visit SURF or National agreements (Netherlands). 

If you wish to add your institution to this agreement, please contact Uwe.Stehle@thieme.de.