Open Access Agreement for Crue & CSIC in Spain

Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (Crue) and Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have agreed for a fully Open Access agreement with Springer Nature. Both Crue & CSIC are directed towards giving impetus to open science. This will help researchers to publish their work in open access journals. 

The transformative Open Access agreement will represent a significant enhancement for the visibility and impact of Spanish research.

We are very proud that Crue & CSIC has entered a transformative Open Access agreement with Springer Nature.

Authors belonging to an eligible institution connected to Crue & CSIC are able to publish open access articles in subscription journals that offer the fully open access option (Open Choice) and the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY and CC BY-NC). The article processing charge is covered by the Spanish Institutions within the Spanish national Crue & CSIC agreement.

This agreement also includes access to more than 2,200 of Springer´s subscription journals, at no extra cost to readers and users connected to Crue & CSIC.

On this page, we provide the most important facts and information materials for Approval Managers and Librarians. If you have any further questions, you can always contact us at libraryrelations@springernature.com.