Open Access and Copyright

The Open Access model of Peter Lang provides a publication under the terms of a Creative Commons license. Authors retain the rights to their publication, but allow others certain rights of use.

Peter Lang’s preferred license is the so-called CC-BY license, which means that the authors and the source will always be mentioned when using the content. Apart from that the CC-BY license does not restrict the usage of the content.

As a service-oriented Publisher, Peter Lang offers flexible solutions to suit authors’ and funders’ individual needs. If you would like to discuss other CC license types do not hesitate to contact us for a customized offer.

Find out more about different Creative Commons licenses in English or German.