Publishing and Open Access

July 02, 2020

On this page you will find information concerning publishing and Open access. Max Planck authors receive special conditions with publishers offering Open Access options. If you are about to submit your paper, there are many options and plenty of publishers to choose from where the Article Process Charges (APC) are covered centrally from the MPS (MPG).


Open Access Publishing


In case you are looking for a specific journal and you are unsure whether Open Access article charges will be covered centrally, you may search by clicking the link beneath. This page lists all Open Access journals for which article processing charges (APCs) are to be covered out of central funds on behalf of Max Planck authors.

Reserach data repository


This research data repository is developed in the MPG. It is possible to upload your research data and get a DOI for them as well, at no cost. The DOI-registration is now a integrated part of the process uploading data to the repository.

Using journal articles as part of a (cumulative) dissertation


The University of Regensburg has made an excellent list around including journal articles in theses. The collected guidelines from some of the most known publishers and put it into system.

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