Frontiers forms Open Access publishing agreement with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and VU Medisch Centrum

We are delighted to inform you that the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and VU Medisch Centrum hold an institutional agreement with Frontiers.


PLEASE NOTE: For articles submited between 1 September to December 31st 2018, authors affiliated with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Free University Amsterdam or VU) and VU Medisch Centrum (VU University Medical Center Amsterdam or VUmc) will receive an 10% discount on their APC, when publishing in any Frontiers journal. This discount will apply after deduction of any other discount.

For articles submitted after 1 March 2019, please see the updated agreement here.

Information for authors:

To submit your article under this institutional agreement, please select ‘Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / VUMc’ as institutional members in the invoice section when submitting your article. Frontiers will then verify your eligibility with the University Library of the VU University Library, and if confirmed, an 10% discount will be applied to the APC. Upon acceptance, you will receive the discounted invoice via the Library.

For more information on whether your article is eligible under this agreement, please visit the VU’s website on Open Access publishing or contact the Open Access team at

For information on Frontiers’ institutional agreements please visit our institutional membership page or contact to discuss the possibilities for your library.

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