UNIL/CHUV corresponding authors can publish free of charge in Gold and Hybrid Elsevier journals (full list here). Cell Press journals, «The Lancet» and selected society journals are not included in the agreement. Therefore, please consult the Excel list before choosing a journal to publish in Open Access. This deal is valid for articles submitted after January 1, 2020.
Please note: During the first three years (2020, 2021 and 2022), the number of items supported is subject to a national quota (2850, 3000 and 3150 respectively). If the number of articles exceeds these quotas in any of these years, the publication invoice will be sent directly to the author.
Eligible article types
- CRP — Case Report
- DAT — Data
- FLA — Full-length article
- MIC — Microarticle
- OSP — Original software publication
- PGL — Practice Guidelines
- PRO — Protocol
- REV (journals) — Review article
- RPL — Replication Studies
- SCO — Short communication
- SSU — Short survey
- VID — Video Article
After your article is accepted, corresponding authors will receive an e-mail with a link to the Elsevier Rights and Access Portal. Please enter University of Lausanne as the "Corresponding Author's Organization":
Then select the "Gold Open Access" option. It is not the default option.
This is the first transformative Read & Publish Big Deal agreement negotiated nationally by swissuniversities.