IOP Publishing (IOP)

Term of Contract: 1 Januar 2022 to 31 Dezember 2024

Benefits for Researchers at Leibniz Universität Hannover

The TIB covers the article processing charges for unlimited articles in many of IOP‘s subscription (hybrid) journals and of IOP‘s open access journals (fully OA/gold OA) automatically.

A list of all journals covered by this agreement can be found here (list A, B and D).

Which requirements must be fulfilled?

  • To qualifiy, you have to be a researcher or student at Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH), submitting the paper as the responsible corresponding author.
  • The journal must be covered by the agreement.
  • Publication Charge (APC) is covered, any page charge or publication fees unrelated to open access are not included in our open access agreement.
  • This process applies to all primary research article types, including Letters, Papers, Reviews and Special Issue articles.

What do you have to do?

  • Use your Leibniz University e-mail address during the submission process.
  • Confirm your LUH affiliation via the provided submission form.
  • If your article is identified you will be notified during the peer-review process or shortly after acceptance, and your paper will automatically be opted in to open access. You’ll be asked to agree to the CC-BY open access licence.
  • All validated articles are published with a CC-BY licence.

Further Information

IOP also provides information on the agreement as well as detailed information on the submission workflow on their website.


Dr. Ulrike Kändler