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Karger Open Access Agreement


NUS Libraries has entered into a 3-year deal with Karger. For all submissions to Karger Open Access and Hybrid journals (except the Kompass journal series, which are by invitation only) made between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec 31, 2026, NUS corresponding authors can publish open access without incurring Article Processing Charges using their institutional email and specifying their institutional affiliation during the manuscript submission process. For instructions on the submission process, please check out the guide below.

To see the list of eligible journals from Karger (except Kompass), you may visit this link here:

If you have any questions regarding this agreement, please email us.

How does the agreement affect me?

As an NUS-affiliated author* of a Karger Open Access or Hybrid journal article between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2026.

NUS corresponding authors: You are able to publish your article submitted Open Access without incurring Article Processing Charges by using your institutional email and specifying your institutional affiliation to be ‘National University of Singapore’. A copy of your open access article will also be deposited into Scholarbank@NUS, NUS' institutional repository the next quarter from the published date. If you do not wish to publish Open Access, you may select the ‘Opt Out despite being eligible’ option and publish your work in Karger as subscription-only, paywalled content.


*To ensure your eligibility, please use your NUS email (emails ending with;;; during article submission.