New negotiation strategy for more open access

Within the scope of implementing the national open-access strategy, swissuniversities is adopting a new path for negotiating national contracts with the major publishing houses Springer Nature, Wiley und Elsevier.

The aim of the negotiation strategy is to reconfigure the contracts with academic publishers in such a way as to include access to the journal portfolio and the option for members of Swiss universities to publish open access. 

Professor Michael Ambühl represents ETH Zurich in swissuniversities's new negotiation delegation.

Further information is provided in the press release (external link)and on the swissuniversities factsheet (pdf, 150 kB) (external link).