Funder requirements - ERC

ERC open access requirements: monographs and book chapters

The overview below summarises ERC open access requirements only as they relate to monographs and book chapters. It does not include information regarding other research publications such as journal articles. Summary of open access requirements:

Scope of policy (content):

All monographs, book chapters and other long-text publications related to results from ERC funded research (for H2020: only peer-reviewed publications are covered)

Maximum Embargo:

6 months (12 months for outputs in the humanities and social sciences in H2020)

Funding availability

Yes, within grant period

Licence (gold)

Not specified

Self-archiving of author manuscript

Allowed. Any licence.


Deposit in a repository is required. The ERC recommends OAPEN.

Deposit timing and process

Works must be deposited immediately upon publication. Authors may self-archive the author manuscript.

Policy URL

open access