Information for Max Planck Authors

The Max Planck Society participates in the agreement between Projekt DEAL and Wiley and centrally covers the Open Access fees for affiliated responsible corresponding authors in all Wiley hybrid and fully Open Access journals and Hindawi journals.

In order to make use of the agreement, please make sure to meet the following conditions when publishing with Wiley:

  • The article has been accepted for publication by a Wiley hybrid or fully open access journal.
  • The acceptance date of the article in a fully open access or hybrid journal is on or after January 1, 2024.
  • To be eligible, the author must be the responsible corresponding author of the article. Please note that in order to be eligible it is not sufficient to be corresponding author in name only.
  • The author must be affiliated with a Max Planck Institute and must publish under this affiliation – the Max Planck Institute must be stated in the published article.
  • The article matches one of these types: Primary research articles or review articles.
  • Charges for additional options (page charges, color-in-print, posters etc.) are NOT covered by this agreement.

The list of all Wiley journals in which you can publish your article OA at no cost to you is available on the MPG OA Journal Finder

You can find detailed information about the workflows for authors in Wiley’s hybrid and fully open access journals here:

Fully OA journal workflow

Hybrid OA journal workflow



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Further information

Wiley/DEAL information page

Open Access Support by Max Planck Digital Library

Open Access at the Max Planck Society