Publishing open access makes your work freely, immediately and permanently available online for everyone, worldwide.
Publishing open access benefits: authors, readers and funders.
Authors: as an author your work reaches a wider readership, therefore the visibility of your work increases
Readers: as a reader you will have full access to the latest research and will enhance your knowledge on the most recent developments in the field
Funders: as a funder the work you endorse will be accessible to everyone in all corners of the world.
If you wish to publish your article open access, take a look at institutional agreements because authors from The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Austria, Sweden and from the Max Plank Society can publish their articles as open access, free of charge:
Dutch authors - Agreement with the Association of Dutch Universities and Academy Institutes
UK authors - Open access agreement for UK authors
Max Planck Society affiliated authors - Agreement with Max Planck Society
Austrian authors - Open access agreement for Austrian authors
Swedish authors - Open access agreement for Swedish authors
If you are an author with a different membership than the ones listed above, please note that as of January, 2019 the article processing charge (APC) for CVIR will be 2480 EUR / 3140 USD / 2080 GBP net.
Find out more on open access at Springer's website.