c) What types of costs are not covered by the SNSF within the framework of its Open Access policy?

​The SNSF does not cover the following costs:

  • Any costs associated with self-archiving publications in an institutional or discipline-specific repository (Green Road).
  • Article processing charges for providing Open Access to an article initially published in a paid-for subscription journal ("hybrid" approach).
  • Publication expenses for articles that do not result from a SNSF grant.