Institutions with Open Access publishing funds

Many institutions and foundations provide authors with funds that can be used to cover publication fees.
For an overview of the available funding per country, please see the list below or visit our new website.

Also, if you can help us to make this list more complete, please contact our Open Access Funding Manager Magda Dolińska-Rydzek.



Name of Institution

Australian Research Council (ARC)
Australian Catholic University
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Australian Medical Student’s Association
Australian National University
Charles Sturt University
Council of Australian University Librarians
Deakin University
Edith Cowan University
Macquarie University
Southern Cross University
Queensland University of Technology
University of Queensland
University of South Australia
University of Technology Sydney
Victoria University
University of Wollongong
University of Newcastle

Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education & Research for Development – APPEAR
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Commission for Development Research at the OeAD-GmbH (KEF)
University of Salzburg
University of Vienna

Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique

Simon Fraser University
University of Ottawa
University of Manitoba
University of Saskatchewan
Carleton University
Concordia University
York University
Brock University
Memorial University
Ryerson University
Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Canadian Cancer Society
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Memorial University Libraries
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Genome Canada
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
University of Calgary
University of Toronto

Danish National Research

Estonian Research Council

 FP7 pilot
Horizon 2020

Aalto University
Academy of Finland
Helsingin Sanomat Foundation
Helsinki University
Kone Foundation
Lappeenranta University of Technology
University of Jyväskylä

Technical University Munich (TUM)
University of Heidelberg
University of Goettingen
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Freie Universität Berlin
University of Freiburg
University of Muenster (WWU)
University of Hamburg
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
Dresden University of Technology
University of Leipzig
University of Stuttgart
Ruhr-University Bochum
University of Giessen
University of Konstanz
University of Regensburg
University of Ulm
University of Bayreuth
University of Bielefeld
University of Bremen
University of Duisburg-Essen
University of Hannover
University of Bamberg
Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH)
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
German Research Foundation
Fraunhofer Society
Helmholz Association

Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)

The Icelandic Centre for Research

World Health Organization

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

The Netherlands
Delft University of Technology
Incentive Fund Open Access
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Radboud University
University of Groningen
Tilburg University
Eindhoven University of Technology
Maastricht University
University of Twente
Universiteit Utrecht
University of Amsterdam
VU University Amsterdam
Wageningen University

UiT The Arctic University of Norway (University of Tromso)
University of Oslo
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
University of Bergen
Telemark University College
BI Norwegian Business School
Hedmark University of Applied Sciences (HiHM)
Høgskolen i Sørøst-Norge – Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold (HBV)
Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten
Nord University
Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH)
Oslo and Akershus University College
Research Council of Norway
Sogn og Fjordane University College (HiSF)
University College of Southeast Norway
University of Agder
University of Stavanger (UiS)
Volda University College (HiVolda)

National Science Centre of Poland

Stellenbosch University

University of Barcelona

Lund University
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research
The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond)
Swedish Research Council
Östersjöstiftelsen – The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (Sweden)

University of Zurich
ETH Zurich (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

Aberdeen University
Action on Hearing Loss
Arthritis Research UK
Bath University
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Birkbeck College, University of London
Birmingham University
Bournemouth University
Bristol University
British Heart Foundation
Brunel University
Cambridge University
Cancer Research UK
Cardiff University
Department of Health (NHS/NIHR)
Dundee University
Edinburgh University
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Exeter University
Imperial College London
Institute of Cancer Research
Keele University
King’s College London
Leeds University
Leicester University
Liverpool University
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Manchester University
Medical Research Council (MRC)
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Newcastle University
Nottingham University
Oxford University
Parkinson’s UK
Queen Mary College, University of London
Queen’s University of Belfast
Research Councils UK (RCUK)
Royal Veterinary College
Sheffield University
Southampton University
St Andrew’s University
St George’s, University of London
Strathclyde University
Stroke Association
Sussex University
The Dunhill Medical Trust
University College London
University Nottingham
University of Glasgow
University of Worcester
Warwick University
Wellcome Trust
York University

Harvard University
University of California, Berkeley
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Columbia University
University of California, Davies
University of California Berkeley
University of California Irvine
University of California San Francisco
University of California Santa Barbara
Cornell University
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Duke University
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Rhode Island
Emory University
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Utah
Dartmouth College
Brandeis University
Colorado State University
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Northern Illinois University
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of Oklahoma
Wake Forest University
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Pittsburgh
The University of Arizona
University of Utah
The University of Iowa
University of Virginia
Florida State University
Iowa State University
Oregon Health and Science University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Kansas State University
Boston College