Help and advice with Open Access publishing

Do you want to publish Open Access and/or do you need more information? Please contact the Information specialist publishing or the Information specialists Research of your Centre of Expertise.


Register for the Lunch webinar on Open Access publishing on March 5 2024 12:00 via Ready for Research: Webinar Open Access - InSite (


  • How to I find a reliable Open Access journal with a high impact factor?
    Consult, for example, SCimago, the DOAJ or Enago’s Open Access Journal Finder. Find more information regarding journal metrics on myhanze.
  • What are the conditions for reimbursement from the Open Access Fund?
    Find the conditions here.
  • What about my copyrights when publishing Open Acess?
    Consult the Copyright Information Point.
  • Apart from publications, can I also share my data with the research community?
    Apart from publishing your research results Open Access, you can also make your data freely accessible to others. Find more information regarding the data repository DataverseNL on myhanze. For questions or more information contact the Information Specialists Research via
  • Is Open Access publishing mandatory?
    Make sure to meet the requirements of your funding body. These can, but not necessarily always, include Open Access publishing. Since 2013, the Dutch government aims at reaching 100% Open Access to publicly funded research. The Hanze UAS is also strongly in favour of Open Access.

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