publish open access


Corresponding authors from over 750 German universities and research institutions can now publish Open Access in CVIR for free, thanks to a deal SpringerNature has signed with German research institutions.


Be sure to use your institutional email address when submitting your manuscript. If your paper is accepted for publication, you will automatically be recognised as eligible for publishing Open Access, provided your institution is part of the agreement. 


See the list of eligible institutions from Germany here.

Publishing open access makes your work freely, immediately and permanently available online for everyone, worldwide.


Authors, readers and funders, all benefit from publishin open access:


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 corresponding authors from The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Qatar and from the Max Plank Society can publish their articles as open access free of charge:


If you are an author with a different membership than the ones listed above, please note that the article processing charge (APC) for publishing open access in CVIR is 3060 EUR / 3860 USD / 2560 GBP net.


Find out more on open access at Springer's website.