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Wiley Open Access Agreement

Wiley and NUS’ Open Access Agreement commences from April 2022, and allows NUS authors to publish open access into the majority of Wiley journals, without paying any Article Publication Charges (APC) [Subject to availability of sufficient funds*.

*Due to overwhelming requests, Article Publication Charge (APC) waivers are no longer available for the year 2022.


This agreement allows NUS authors to publish open access in approximately 1,400 journals with no APCs.  View the full list of Wiley hybrid titles available for authors to publish open access in under the agreement on the publisher’s website.

Eligible Article Types

Open access publishing covered under this agreement includes primary research and review articles. View Wiley's list of article classifications, which includes an indication of whether they are eligible for open access publishing.

Acceptance Date

Articles must have been accepted on or after 1 January 2022, but not published prior to 1 April 2022 to be eligible to be published open access with no APCs under the terms of this agreement.

Information for Authors

To be eligible, you must be the responsible corresponding author* and be affiliated with NUS at the point of acceptance. Responsible corresponding author must

  • select NUS as your affiliation in the publisher system
  • use your NUS email (emails ending with;;; when submitting your article.

Responsible corresponding author should not use personal email addresses (e.g.,, Doing so may result in delayed approval of the article or the article may not be approved to be published open access under the terms of the agreement.

*An article may have multiple corresponding authors, but only a single responsible corresponding author will be in charge of the administrative details for the article.

For information on the submission process, refer to this step-by-step guide on publishing open access in Wiley hybrid journals.