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Where to publish your research article: Open Access Fund

Information and resources to help you make important decisions about where to publish your research.

Finding funds to publish in OA journals

An Open Access Fund has been established to support Stellenbosch University (SU) researchers publishing in open access journals with funding. The fund allows for subsidising author fees for publishing in as BioMed Central (BMC) and Public Library of Science (PLoS), other open access journals. Subsidising of author fees for publishing in regular journals where an additional fee is required to allow open access to an author’s published article is also supported.

In order to apply for funding, the Open Access Fund Application Form must be completed.

For enquiries please contact: Naomi Visser, E-mail:, Tel.: +27 21 808 4433.

Click here for the Open Access Fund Policy and Procedure.