Plan S fact sheet

What is Plan S?

  • Plan S is an initiative for full immediate Open Access publishing
  • Supported by cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funders
    • From 1st January 2021 a number of funders have Plan S compliant Open Access policies. For example:
    • From 2nd Quarter of 2021:
      • UKRI (includes: AHRC, BBSRC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC, NERC, STFC)

Plan S Fact Sheet

For full details about Plan S and the specific requirements of individual Plan S funders - see our Funders Requirements page