Open Access Publishing with PLOS

PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher.

Term of Contract: 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2024

Benefits for Researchers at Hamburg University of Technology

  • Free and unlimited Open Access publishing in all PLOS journals.
  • PLOS offers journals in the natural and life sciences and related fields. An overview of eligible titles can be found here.

Which requirements must be fulfilled?

  • You are a member of the Hamburg University of Technology and are submitting the paper as the responsible Corresponding Author.
  • Eligible articles are those with acceptance dates within term of contract.

What do you have to do?

  • Be sure to use your institutional email address with the domain for the submission.
  • If you have an ORCID ID, please include it.
  • Select Hamburg University of Technology as your institution from the drop-down menu.
  • At the payment step, please select “My institution will pay all or part of the fee”.

We will pay the entire cost. If you receive an invoice after article acceptance, an error occurred in the submission process. In this case, please contact us or directly:

PLOS will then review the process, cancel the invoice, and assign the work to our institutional agreement.

All validated articles are published with a CC BY 4.0 licence.

Further information

PLOS provides further information about the agreement and the submission workflow on the publisher’s home page.


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