The OA fund of the University of Bern has been supporting its researchers OA gold publications since 2020. As of 2022 and until 2024, the University of Bern participates in the national OA Fund initiative of swissuniversities which means that the overall volume of the fund has increased.
As part of the Swiss Consortium of Academic Libraries, the University of Bern reached an agreement with Frontiers for 2022, which was renewed for 2023. Until the prepaid balance is exhausted, the eligible APCs will be paid directly to the publisher and a separate application is unnecessary. For further information please visit the tab "Frontiers".
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