How to be published in open access in EDP Sciences journals?

  • Am I eligible?

    If you are a corresponding author AND your institution has joined the national agreement – yes, you are eligible to publish your article as Open Access.

    List of member institutions in 2024
    Statistics on the National Open Access agreement in France

  • Does the journal in which I submit appear in the national agreement?

    You can consult the list of concerned journals in 2024 to check whether your journal is covered by the national agreement.

  • Do I have to pay publication fees for my article? (APC, article processing charge)

    If the journal to which you are submitting your article is included in the national agreement, you do not have to pay a publication fee (APC).

  • Is this effective and for how long?

    The renewal of the agreement is already effective and was negotiated until December 31, 2026 (date of acceptance).

  • How do I submit?

    You submit your article and you fill in your corresponding institution name. Upon acceptance, you will receive an email with the instructions to follow. The detection of your institution’s eligibility to free OA under this agreement is systematic and semi-automated.

  • Who can I contact if I have a question or a problem?

    If you would like a detailed list of your institution's publications under this agreement, please contact us:
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  • Who can I contact if I have a question or a problem?

    Full collection Journals for reading (Subscription Journals) (PDF)

  • Good to know!

    EDP Sciences is a publisher governed by learned societies and supports the transition to Open Access by responding to the needs expressed by the different communities. The list of journals is subject to change from year to year, depending on the policies of the learned societies or institutions that own the journals. More than 60% of the journals published by EDP Sciences are the property of learned societies..