The Hogrefe publishing house publishes journals in German and English in the fields of psychology, nursing, and medicine, among others. By participating in the Open Access Transformation Agreement, members of the University of Göttingen and the University Medical Center Göttingen receive the following support for Open Access publishing in the Hogrefe PsyJOURNALS.

Time period: 2024 – 2026

Hybrid Open Access

Publishing in hybrid journals: 'Corresponding authors' have the opportunity to publish their eligible research articles (review, overview articles, multistudy reports, etc.) in the subscription-based journals free of charge Open Access.
Non-eligible article types are: Reviews, minor articles, news, conference reports.

The publication process for authors

  • As a 'corresponding author' you submit your article to the journal. You will go through the full registration process for open access publishing.
  • Upon acceptance of the article, authors at participating institutes will receive an Open Access release form where they can also choose the license.
    We recommend, in accordance with the Open Content Praxisleitfaden, to choose a license that is as open as possible (for example CC-BY).
  • On the publisher's website, authors can find instructions summarizing the most important points for submission as well as a sample form for the Open Access release.

cOAlition S with eleven EU funding agencies recognizes the ‘Publish and Read’ model of the present degree. There is compatibility with PlanS.

Gold Open Access

Publishing in genuine Gold Open Access journals: a 25% discount on publication costs is granted and applies to the journals

The publication costs for 'corresponding authors' of the University of Göttingen (including the University Medical Center Göttingen) can be financed completely or proportionally by the publication fund for journal articles of the University of Göttingen. University funds are used for this purpose. The funding requirements with funding reference are mentioned under 'Financial support by university funding'.

In addition to being published by the publisher, the article is made accessible and archived via GRO.publications, the publication management system of the University of Göttingen.

Updated: January 2024