Royal Irish Academy

Introduction: this agreements gives current staff and students at participating institutions:

  1. Access to current content from RIA’s six journals.
  2. The ability to make their articles accepted for publication in RIA’s journals open access without author-facing article processing charges (APCs). Further details below. 

Agreement period:

  • 1 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2023 (initial agreement)
  • 1 Jan 2024 – 31 Dec 2026 (new agreement)

Participating Members:  

  • Dublin City University  
  • Maynooth University  
  • Technological University Dublin 
  • Trinity College Dublin 
  • University College Cork  
  • University College Dublin 
  • University of Galway
  • University of Limerick
  • Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (from Jan 2024)
  • Mary Immaculate College (from Jan 2024)

OA quota per year: unlimited

Journals eligible for OA publishing:

Eligible authors:

  • The corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication. The corresponding author must ensure their correct affiliation details are known to the publisher at this time. 
  • Requests to publish OA under the agreement are subject to approval by participating members.

Eligible article types: rapid-communication; reply; research-article; translation. 

OA publishing license: CC-BY by default, other Creative Commons options offered

Further information: