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Open Access Publishing (Transformative Agreements)

This guide provides an overview of the “Transformative Agreements" IESE researchers can apply to in order to publish their research in open access, at no charge





The TA with Elsevier is the first national TA signed by CRUE-Spanish Universities. It was negotiated by CRUE.The agreement enables members to publish in open access articles by researchers from Spanish Universities and the CSIC that were accepted after  January 1, 2021.

TA Coverage

Current duration of deal: 2021-2024

Number of articles that the members of the University of Navarra can publish in open access: 137

TA Limits

Article publication date: to qualify articles must be published after January 1, 2021.

Journals included (see the list): Hybrid journals. Cell Press and Lancet journals are excluded.

Types of articles included: All types of articles are included.

Discount to publish in any fully open access journal: 10% discount.

Authors: Corresponding authors using their email address.


Further information: Elsevier Procedure

Elsevier Journals

Elsevier Journals included in the Transformative Agreement.