Bentham Science Logo


Bentham Science welcomes institutions and organizations, who have joined us as Institutional Members. The library, researchers, authors, faculty and students associated with the following institutions can avail a host of benefits including:
  • Discounts on Open Access charges.
  • Discount on Institutional / Academic subscriptions for Bentham Science journals.
View all the benefits for Members in the ‘Benefits for Partners’ Section.

Lusófona University (Universidade Lusófona)

Institutional Member

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies) is the largest Portuguese private university, and the main institution of Grupo Lusófona, which administers other universities and colleges in Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. Indeed, promotion of Lusophony (the speaking of Portuguese) is seen as a major objective of the institution.

University of Bath

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University of Bath is a public university located in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1966. Over the years, the university has established itself as a top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. It is ranked as the 6th best university in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020. Also, the university is ranked 5th for graduate prospects by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Freie Universitat Berlin

Member – Read and Publish Program

Freie University Berlin is a leading research institution in Germany. It is one of the German universities successful in all three funding lines in the federal and state Excellence Initiative, thereby receiving additional funding for its institutional future development strategy.

Çukorova University Tropical Diseases Research and Application Center

Institutional Member

The Tropical DiseaseResearch and Application Center (TDRAC) was founded by Çukorova University and officially approved by “Turkiye Institution of Higher Education” in 1984. TDRAC has been involved in research studies on the diagnosis, molecular epidemiology, and detecting vectors of regional tropical and subtropical diseases like Leishmania, Tuberculosis, Malaria, and Amoebiasis. The center also conducts training for laboratory diagnosis and new and educational treatments since its foundation.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Member – Read and Publish Program

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) is recognized as one of Europe's premier academic and research institutions. Since our founding in 1472, LMU has attracted inspired scholars and talented students from all over the world, keeping the University at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change our complex world.

Goethe University

Member – Read and Publish Program

Goethe University was founded in 1914 as a unique “citizens' university," financed by wealthy citizens in Frankfurt, Germany. Named in 1932 after one of the city's most famous natives, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, today the university has over 48,000 students including around 7,600 international students from some 136 different countries.

Heidelberg University

Member – Read and Publish Program

With a long tradition of shaping the future, Heidelberg University sees itself as an internationally oriented research and teaching institution that offers a rich range of subjects and disciplines. It acknowledges its responsibility to humanity, society, and nature and is committed to broadening and harnessing its knowledge and skills, in a spirit of open-mindedness and tolerance toward individuals and ideas, for the benefit of future generations.

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Member – Read and Publish Program

Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is now one of the largest research universities in Germany with 38,878 students. The five faculties cover the entire spectrum of modern academic disciplines – from humanities, social sciences and theology to medicine, law, economics, sciences and engineering.

One of FAU’s defining features is its commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research, which frequently go beyond the boundaries of individual subjects.

University of Hamburg

Member – Read and Publish Program

As the largest research and training institution in Northern Germany and one of the largest universities in Germany, the University of Hamburg combines a diverse range of courses with excellent research.

It offers a wide range of subjects with numerous interdisciplinary focal points and has an extensive network of cooperation with top institutions at regional, national and international level.

University of Leipzig

Member – Read and Publish Program

University of Leipzig was founded in 1409 and is one of Germany’s leading universities when it comes to top-class research and medical expertise. It offers a unique variety of subjects, from the humanities and social sciences to the natural and life sciences.

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Member – Read and Publish Program

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is one of the younger higher education institutions in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – founded in 1965. Since 1988 our university has carried the name of one of the city’s finest sons. Today around 35,000 students study at a modern campus under conditions ideally suited to academic life.

University of Münster

Member – Read and Publish Program

With more than 45,700 students, the University of Münster is one of the largest universities in Germany. Thanks to its extensive range of degree programmes, multifaceted research profile, and the atmosphere and quality of life in Münster, the University attracts students and researchers from Germany and around the world.

University of Tübingen

Member – Read and Publish Program

University of Tübingen is known for excellent research and teaching in Tübingen, and the aim to find solutions for the challenges of the future in a globalized society. To this end, the university collaborates with partners all over the world including other universities as well as with non-university research institutions. Networking and crossing borders between faculties and subjects are the cornerstones of the success strategy of the University of Tübingen. The fact that this strategy works is shown by the very good positions in international rankings. In addition, the University of Tübingen is one of the eleven German universities that were recognized as the best in the country.

Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg

Member – Read and Publish Program

The history of Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg reaches back as far as 1402. At that time, it was the sixth institution of higher education to be founded in the German-speaking regions of Europe, after the universities in Prague, Vienna, Heidelberg, Cologne, and Erfurt.

Many eminent scholars and scientists, 14 Nobel Laureates among them, have conducted research and taught in Würzburg. Notable scientists include Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who discovered X-rays in Würzburg in 1895, and Klaus von Klitzing, who discovered the Quantum-Hall Effect. Today, Würzburg’s university comprises ten faculties with approximately 425 professors and 29,000 students.

University of Freiburg

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University of Freiburg , which has received numerous awards for excellent research and teaching, is one of the best German universities. Their success is based on the outstanding achievements of their scientists in all eleven faculties. Freiburg offers the whole range of subjects: from the humanities and social sciences to natural science and technical disciplines to medicine with the Freiburg University Hospital, one of the largest medical institutions in Europe.

Within the university, in trinational cooperation with partner institutions in France and Switzerland as well as on a global level: creativity, team spirit and visionary networking are particular strengths of the University of Friborg. They make it possible to find scientific answers to current and future challenges - with research and teaching as the driving force. Around 25,000 students will find the ideal environment here for pioneering, transdisciplinary studies that prepare them to embark on a successful career in or outside of science and to take on social responsibility.

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

Member – Read and Publish Program

With around 32,000 students from 120 nations, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is one of the largest and most diverse universities in Germany. With its university medicine, its universities of arts and music and its department of translation, linguistics and cultural studies in Germersheim, it unites almost all academic disciplines under one roof. Around 4,400 scientists, including 570 professors, teach and research in its more than 100 institutes and clinics. With 75 subjects and numerous subject combinations, JGU offers more than 270 courses.

As the only German university of its size, the JGU houses almost all of the institutes on a campus close to the city center, which also houses four partner institutes for top-level research outside the university: the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (MPI-C) and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P), the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM) and the Institute for Molecular Biology (IMB). The university medicine campus is only about one kilometer away, the two Mainz institutes of the Leibniz Association - the Institute for European History (IEG) and the Roman-Germanic Central Museum (RGZM) - are only a little further away in the city center. There are also numerous research companies that make Mainz a highly dynamic research location.

University of Regensburg

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University of Regensburg (German: Universität Regensburg) is a public research university located in the medieval city of Regensburg, Bavaria, a city that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The university was founded on July 18, 1962 by the Landtag of Bavaria as the fourth full-fledged university in Bavaria. Following groundbreaking in 1965, the university officially opened to students during the 1967–1968 winter semester, initially housing faculties in Law and Business Sciences and Philosophy. During the summer semester of 1968 the faculty of Theology was created. Currently, the University of Regensburg houses eleven faculties.

The University of Jena

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University of Jena , officially the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (German: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, abbreviated FSU, shortened form Uni Jena) is a public research university located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany.

The university was established in 1558 and is counted among the ten oldest universities in Germany. It is affiliated with six Nobel Prize winners, most recently in 2000 when Jena graduate Herbert Kroemer won the Nobel Prize for physics. It was renamed after the poet Friedrich Schiller who was teaching as professor of philosophy when Jena attracted some of the most influential minds at the turn of the 19th century. With Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, G. W. F. Hegel, F. W. J. Schelling and Friedrich von Schlegel on its teaching staff, the university was at the centre of the emergence of German idealism and early Romanticism.

TU Dortmund University

Member – Read and Publish Program

The TU Dortmund University (German: Technische Universität Dortmund) is a technical university in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany with over 35,000 students, and over 6,000 staff including 300 professors, offering around 80 Bachelor's and master's degree programs. It is situated in the Ruhr area, the fourth largest urban area in Europe. The university is highly ranked in terms of its research performance in the areas of physics, electrical engineering, chemistry and economics.

The University and State Library Bonn (ULB Bonn)

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University and State Library Bonn (ULB Bonn) is the central university and archive library of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. The university and state library is divided into a main library in Adenauerallee and a departmental library for the fields of medicine, natural sciences and agriculture in Nussallee. Taken together, the inventory is over two million volumes of books and magazines. Furthermore, numerous institute libraries of various sizes are assigned to the ULB.

The Saarland University

Member – Read and Publish Program

Education and research with a 500-year-old tradition: : Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) offers a wide range of academic subjects in the areas of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medicine. The oldest and largest university in Saxony-Anhalt was created in 1817 when the University of Wittenberg (founded in 1502) merged with Friedrichs University Halle (founded in 1694). Today the university has around 20,000 students and 340 professors.

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University of Regensburg Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) offers a wide range of academic subjects in the areas of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medicine. The oldest and largest university in Saxony-Anhalt was created in 1817 when the University of Wittenberg (founded in 1502) merged with Friedrichs University Halle (founded in 1694). Today the university has around 20,000 students and 340 professors.

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)

Member – Read and Publish Program

The Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) was founded in 1665. With 27,000 students and around 3,700 employees, it is the oldest, largest and best-known university in the state between the seas and the only full university in Schleswig-Holstein. Seven Nobel Prize winners worked here. The CAU has been successfully participating in the Excellence Initiative since 2006.


Member – Read and Publish Program

The Philipps-Universität is not only a German university steeped in tradition, it is also the oldest university in the world that was founded as a Protestant institution in 1527. It has been a place of research and teaching for nearly five centuries. Nowadays there are around 25,000 students studying in Marburg - 12 percent from all over the world.

University of Greifswald

Member – Read and Publish Program

The University of Greifswald is one of the oldest universities in Germany and the Baltic Sea region. Founded in 1456, it is also the oldest Swedish university, as the region was under Swedish rule until 1815 after the end of the 30 Years War.

Today the University of Greifswald is still closely connected to the universities of the Baltic Sea region, and the cultures of the Baltic Sea region are one of its main research areas. But their international relations in research and teaching have expanded to regions and countries around the world. Today the university maintains international exchange relationships with over 200 universities. International students and scientists come from over 90 different countries.

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Member – Read and Publish Program

The Technische Universität Braunschweig is the academic centre of Braunschweig in the centre of Europe's most active research region. With 20,000 students and 3,700 employees, we are the largest technical university in Northern Germany. We offer teaching, research and transfer with excellent facilities and a personal atmosphere at the same time.

The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP)

Affiliated Journal: Adolescent Psychiatry

The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders of adolescents and young adults and to the provision of optimal health care of patients. To achieve these goals, ASAP provides continuing medical education (CME) program for physicians, primarily psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals. CME programs must meet the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, improve the ability of psychiatrists and other physicians to recognize, diagnose and manage psychiatric conditions in adolescents and young adults, and disseminate new scientific knowledge and innovative clinical techniques and programs.

Associazione Medici Endocrinologi

Affiliated Journal: Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets

The AME Associazione Medici Endocrinologi stems from the need to aggregate those who work daily in the Clinical Endocrinology sector in our country and promotes initiatives aimed at a constant growth of the same having as main objectives the improvement of assistance and the defense of Endocrinology as a discipline.

International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics

Affiliated Journal: Current Drug Metabolism

The International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) is the premier scientific organization for researchers interested in the metabolism and disposition of xenobiotics. ISSX was formed in 1981 when a small group of scientists, brought together during the 1970's under the aegis of the Gordon Research Conferences on Drug Metabolism, created an international society to promote the interaction of scientists dedicated to the study of xenobiotics in living systems.

Latin American Association of Physiological Sciences (ALACF) and Sociedad Chilena de Ciencias Fisiológicas (SCHCF)

Affiliated Journal: Current Vascular Pharmacology

SCHCF is a member of ALACF In 1920 Dr. Bernardo Houssay created the Society for Biology. In 1950 he began the publication of the Acta Physiologica Latinoamericana and in 1956 created the Latin American Association of Physiological Sciences (ALACF). ALACF functioned as such for many years, bringing together Latin American physiologists in Latin American Congresses. In 2006, the Ibero-American Congress of Physiological Sciences and the XXII ALACF Congress were held in Buenos Aires. In this framework, the ALACF Assemblies was held. The Minutes that we were able to recover from the ALACF meeting that took place in that Congress are in the full text in Mattiazzi (2020).

Emirates Medical Association (EMA)

Affiliated Journal: New Emirates Medical Journal

In 1981, Emirates Medical Association (EMA) was established as a non-profit organization composed of health practitioners that are members of the EMA as defined by its bylaws. EMA is responsible for supervising and conducting scientific training, events and conferences as well as collaborating with health organizations. EMA launched its work through its competent supervisory, executive and specialist boards and committees. EMA is a scientific organization which has legal personality, and it’s Headquarter in Dubai.

Become An Institutional Member

Bentham Science invites consortia, universities, research centers, organizations and scientific societies to join as Institutional Member. As a Member you will be entitled to avail all the benefits listed in the section of ‘Benefits for Partners’.

Let us know about your interest by filling the form below.

Read and Publish Program

Publish your articles under an Open Access license and get access to full-text of articles published in Bentham Science journals, as well.

The world of scholarly publishing is quickly moving towards an Open Access publishing model, where all the publications are freely available, for readers and researchers, around the world. Bentham Science is keen to facilitate institutions, researchers and authors, to publish their articles as Open Access, through transformative agreements, and has introduced the ‘Read and Publish’ program with this goal in mind.

Authors from institutions that partner with us for Read and Publish programs, can publish their articles in any, or selected, journals and get waivers & discouints on Open Access fees. In addition, their institutional peers can get access to additional published journal content.

To let us know about your interest in our Read and Publish program, please contact us here:

Request For Read and Publish Collaboration

What’s Read and Publish?

Read and Publish Programs serve as an alternate to the conventional journal subscription model. This Program allows institutions to subscribe to Bentham Science journals, and to complement these subscriptions, with waivers and discounts on Open Access publication charges, to their authors.

The Dynamics of the Program:

The following defines how the institution and the associated authors shall find the Read and Publish Transformative Agreement economically viable for both, publishing and getting access to the published content.

Benefits for Institutions, Authors and Readers:

  1. Customized Terms & Conditions
  2. Access to Published Content – Authors, researchers and others, associated with the partnering institution, can get access to all or selected published content, as agreed.
  3. Discounted Open Access – Authors can publish Open Access articles in Bentham science journals at a discount or free-of-charge, as mutually decided.
  4. Enhanced Prominence and Visibility – The institutions and authors will get wider coverage and promotions for their articles to enhance their reach, visibility and readership.

Benefits for Partners

Registration for the Bentham Science Institutional Membership Program is Free-of-charge. As a Member the institutions will be entitled to avail the following benefits:

Discounts on Journal Subscriptions for University / Library / Organization / Society:

Discounts will be offered on the Institutional Subscription, for any Bentham Science journal. The subscription is offered for a time period of one year and can be renewed every year depending on the interest. Through the subscription the researchers, faculty and students from the institution will be able to get access to the Full-text articles, published in Bentham journals.

Discount on Open Access Article Publishing for Researchers:

The researchers and authors from the member institution will be able to publish their articles, in any or selected, Bentham Science journal, as Open Access at a 40% discount.

Articles are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC-BY 4.0) (, which permits unrestricted, distribution and reproduction in any medium, ensuring that the work is properly cited.

Prioritized Peer-review and Publishing for Researchers:

The authors associated with the institution can avail a prioritized peer-review process, to publish their research. The articles will be published at priority, online, and in the next upcoming issues of the journal.

Promotion as a Member Institution on Bentham Science Website:

The institution will be promoted as a Bentham Science Member, with the institution’s logo, linked to their official website, showcased on the Bentham Science Membership webpage. We will promote the partnership through social and digital media as well.

Free News Media Promotions:

The Member institutions and societies can promote their recent achievements in research and development through popular news platforms, including the “EurekAlert!” and other news websites.

Free Webinars For Members:

Bentham Science organizes webinars for researchers, around the world, related to research, writing and publishing. We would welcome researchers and others, affiliated with your institution, to register for free and attend these live webinar sessions. They will get the chance to gain knowledge and skills required for conducting research, presenting, writing and publishing their work in established journals.

News Room

Çukorova University Tropical Diseases Research and Application Center

Institutional Member

Press Release:
Çukurova University (TDRAC) joins Bentham Science as institutional member

Lusófona University (Universidade Lusófona)

Institutional Member

Press Release:
Universidade Lusófona partners with Bentham Science

University of Bath

Member – Read and Publish Program

Press Release:
The University Of Bath and Bentham Science sign a 'read and publish' agreement

Freie Universitat Berlin

Member – Read and Publish Program

Press Release:
Freie University Berlin signs 'Read and Publish' agreement with Bentham Science

Webmaster Contact:
Copyright © 2021 Bentham Science