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Open Access



According to the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), De Gruyter is one of the largest independent academic publisher of open access books worldwide, and more than 2000 open access books are available on degruyter.com.

Authors can also publish open access across the entire journal portfolio by choosing to publish in De Gruyter’s fully open access journals or hybrid open access in any of the subscription journals.

All open access research is immediately available for free to read, download and share. Open access allows faster publication time, increased visibility, readership and citations. All submissions are subject to peer review and authors retain copyright.

Video: Open Access Publishing with De Gruyter

Discover how you can make your research available in open access by contacting the relevant Editorial Office or by visiting our open access offers for:


Open Access Books


Open Access Journals


Hybrid Open Access



De Gruyter takes care to be fully compliant with open access mandates worldwide and supports authors in looking for open access funding.

As a member of OASPA, De Gruyter adheres to its Code of Conduct and is engaged with the association on developing best practice in open access publishing.