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Open Access Publishing Agreements: Wiley

Discover the current open access publishing agreements in place, allowing options for publishing research open access at no cost to the author.

Agreement details

The four year IReL-Wiley agreement allows eligible corresponding authors in participating institutions to publish original research and review articles open access upon publication at no extra cost.

Agreement period: 1 Feb 2022 – 31 Dec 2024

UPDATE (3rd May, 2024):  funds for fully-OA (Gold) journals are expected to run out in June.

What journals are included?

All Wiley hybrid (partially open access) and Gold (fully open access) journals. See the list of all journals (including Wiley’s) included in IReL open access agreements.

NOTE: a small number of Wiley subscription-only journals are excluded.

Instructions for authors

Eligible authors: the corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication. Requests for OA are subject to approval by participating institutions.

Eligible article types: primary research and review articles. Other article types e.g. letters, editorials etc. are excluded.

OA publishing license: eligible authors will be able to select the at least one of the following: CC-BY, CC-BY-NC, CC-BY-NC-ND. Authors retain all proprietary rights in addition to copyright. Eligibility is based on article acceptance date.