Open Access Licenses


All Brill Open Access publications are published with a Creative Commons license. The Creative Commons (CC) licenses regulate how and to what extent the work can be (re)used by other users.

The table below helps you understand which CC license best suits your needs and aspirations, in compliance with any requirements (if applicable) by your research funder or university.

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Type of (re)use allowed

Attribution-Non Commercial

Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives
Read, print & download
Share, upload or distribute: e.g. repository or social networking site
Translation ✓*
Author allowed to reuse excerpts in other works
Other users allowed to reuse excerpts in other works ✓*
Sell or (re)use for commercial purposes

*Restricted to non-commercial use only. This includes, e.g., a freely accessible university website or platform; but does not include, e.g., a translation or edited collection published (and sold) by another publisher.

For sections marked with ‘X’, please seek permission for reuse. For more information, visit the Rights and Permissions page.