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Participation in Open Access Week / Humboldt-Universität and Charité set up publication fund

News from Oct 24, 2017

With various events and posters the three major Berlin universities and Charité are participating in Open Access Week in support of free access to scientific and academic literature. In addition, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin are setting up publication funds with support from the German Research Foundation (DFG). The funds amounting to about 140,000 euros at Humboldt-Universität will initially be available from January 2018 for a period of two years. For Charité the DFG has pledged funding of around 560,000 euros. The funds are designated to support researchers in publishing their research findings in open access publications.