Funder requirements

Researchers must be aware of the open access requirements of their funder before submitting work to a publisher.

NOTE: For your publication to be eligible for the next REF it must comply with the HEFCE open access policy.

Compare funder requirements

Select your funder from the list below:

Select up to two funders to see how their requirements compare with each other and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) requirements.

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Biotechnology and Biosciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
European Research Council (ERC)
Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC)
Horizon 2020
Industry (or non RCUK / Wellcome Trust funded)
Leverhulme Trust
Medical Research Council (MRC)
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Wellcome Trust