Special conditions for publishing in Open Access have been agreed upon with some publishers within the framework of license agreements or memberships. In the following, we inform you about the agreements from which you can benefit as a TUHH member. Please note that in some cases you need to apply in advance to these publishers for funding through the publication fund.
AIP – Read and Publish
Members of the TU Hamburg publish free of charge in most hybrid journals of the AIP (American Institute of Physics).
The TUHH participates in the Germany-wide DEAL consortium with the publisher Elsevier. Fees for articles in hybrid journals will be paid centrally from 1.9.2023, fees for articles in genuine open access journals only on request.
Based on the Institutional Agreement with Frontiers, TUHH will receive a discount of 2.5 % on the APCs from 12.12.2022.
IOP Journals – Read and Publish
A read-and-publish contract (2022-2024) was concluded by the TIB consortium. This contract provides access to over 85 journals. The publish component covers an unlimited number of articles that can be published without embargo period and under CC BY 4.0 license.
The library participates in the IOAP (Institutional Open Access Program) on behalf of the TUHH:
As a member, TUHH receives a 10% discount on APCs since 1.5.2020.
Nature and Nature Research Journals
Free Open Access publishing in Nature and Nature Research journals for researchers from TU Hamburg.
PLOS (Public Library of Science)
Free Open Access publishing in all PLOS journals for researchers from TU Hamburg.
The TUHH participates in the Germany-wide DEAL-Konsortium with the scientific publisher Springer Nature. Fees for articles in hybrid journals are paid centrally, fees for articles in genuine open access journals only upon request.
Taylor & Francis
Researchers at TU Hamburg publish Open Access free of charge in hybrid journals from Taylor & Francis. A 15% discount on APCs is granted for publishing in Gold Open Access journals.
The TUHH participates in the Germany-wide DEAL-Konsortium with the scientific publisher Wiley. Fees for articles in hybrid journals are paid centrally, fees for articles in genuine open access journals only upon application.