On behalf of the DEAL Consortium, the German Rectors' Conference (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz - HRK) and the publisher Springer Nature announced in a press release today that a new 5-year contract has been signed.

The contract was signed on 24th of November. MPDL Services gGmbH, which signed the contract on behalf of the DEAL Consortium, will start the participation process for the DEAL institutions within the next days.

>> Read the press release