Supporter Membership enables institutions and their researchers to actively support open access publishing. Supporter Members pay a flat rate annual Membership fee based on the number of researchers and graduate students at the institution. Members of the institution are then given a 15% discount on the APC when publishing in our journals.
Benefits of Supporter Membership:
- All researchers within the Supporter Member Institution can take advantage of a 15% discount on the Article Processing Charge when publishing in SpringerOpen journals.
- The institution benefits from a cost-effective flat rate annual Membership fee based on the number of researchers and graduate students at the institution. This provides the institution with an affordable way to support both open access publishing and their researchers.
- Supporter Members have a customized web page, which will act as a permanent showcase for the institution. This page features: titles and links to relevant articles generated by the Member institution and published in our open access journals.
Supporter Membership Fees
Fees for Supporter Membership in 2011 are based on the total number of graduate and postgraduate students, researchers, and faculty Members in the relevant departments. Pricing per annum for academic institutions is as follows:
|Online 0-500 users||£1,360||$2,464||€ 2,061|
|Online 501-1500 users||£2,716||$4,926||€ 4,124|
|Online 1501-2500 users||£4,076||$7,388||€ 6,186|
|Online 2501-5000 users||£5,433||$9,852||€ 8,247|
|Online 5001-10000 users||£6,792||$12,314||€ 10,309|
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