Read & Publish: participating institutions

Over 150 institutions in 15 countries (see below) are participating in our Read & Publish Open Access initiative.

Unlimited access to our three subscription journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science and Journal of Experimental Biology – is available to researchers at these institutions, and corresponding authors can publish an uncapped number of Open Access research articles at no cost to them.

  • Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (GMI)
  • Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA)
  • Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP)
  • University of Vienna
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of Cyprus
  • Novo Nordisk

Institutions participating in our agreement with the Max Planck Digital Library (please note that is a variation on our standard Read & Publish agreement)

Other participating institutions:

  • Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg
  • German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
  • Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry Halle
  • Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
  • University of Regensburg
  • University of Marburg

Institutions participating in our consortium agreement with IReL:

  • Dublin City University
  • Maynooth University
  • National University of Ireland Galway
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Limerick

Institutions participating in our consortium agreement with MALMAD:

  • Bar-Ilan University
  • Ben Gurion University
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Israel Institute of Technology
  • Tel Aviv University
  • University of Haifa
  • Weizmann Institute of Science
  • The Netherlands Cancer Institute
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Groningen
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Wageningen University & Research Centre
  • Massey University
  • University of Oslo
  • University of Tromso
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Spanish National Cardiovascular Research Centre (CNIC)
  • Linköping University
  • Lund University


  • MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology and MRC Harwell
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science
  • The Francis Crick Institute

Institutions participating in our consortium agreement with Jisc:

  • Aberystwyth University
  • Bangor University
  • Cardiff University
  • Imperial College London
  • Lancaster University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Royal Veterinary College
  • St George’s University of London
  • The Open University
  • University College London
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Reading
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Stirling
  • University of York


  • American University
  • Astellas Pharma Global Development Inc
  • Boise State University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Butler University
  • California Institute of Technology (CALTECH)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • East Carolina University
  • Kenyon College
  • Montana State University
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • Plymouth State University
  • Portland State University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Tarleton State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas State University
  • The Rockefeller University
  • The Stowers Institute for Medical Research
  • Ursinus College
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Florida
  • University of South Dakota
  • Wellesley College

Participating library consortia

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