Shibboleth access for institutions

Shibboleth access (SAML 2 version) is currently supported for the following authentication federations: 

  • Austria (ACOnet)
  • Belgium (Belnet R&E)
  • Brazil (CAFe)
  • Canada (CANARIE)
  • Chile (COFRe)
  • Croatia (AAI@EduHr)
  • Czech Republic (Eduid)
  • Estonia (TAAT)
  • Finland (HAKA)
  • France (Federation Éducation-Recherche)
  • Georgia (GIF)
  • Germany (DFN-AAI)
  • Greece (HEAL-Link)
  • Hungary (HREF)
  • India (Inflibnet)
  • Italy (IDEM)
  • Japan (GakuNin)
  • Luxembourg (RESTENA)
  • Morocco (MARWAN)
  • Netherlands (SURFconext)
  • New Zealand (Tuakiri)
  • North Macedonia (MAAIF)
  • Pakistan (PKIFED)
  • Poland (PIF)
  • Portugal (RCTSaai)
  • Romania (RoEduNetID)
  • Russia (Fedurus)
  • Saudi Arabia (Maeen)
  • Singapore (SGAF)
  • Slovenia (ArnesAAI)
  • South Africa (SAFIRE)
  • Sri Lanka (LIAF)
  • Spain (SIR)
  • Sweden (SWAMID)
  • Switzerland (SWITCHaai)
  • Turkey (YETKIM)
  • Uganda (RENU)
  • UK (UKAMF
  • Ukraine (PEANO)
  • US (Incommon)
  • OpenAthens Healthcare Federation
  • Edugain


If you belong to any of the national federations listed here please contact us at onlineservice@springernature.com to have access set-up by providing your institution’s name and the Shibboleth Entity ID.

If you don't see your national federation or are outside of a federation we also support Single-Sign-On (SSO) through other SAML 2.0 Identity services such as: Google for Work (GSuite), ADFDS/ Microsoft Azure, OneLogin, and others. To get started check our Nature SSO Setup Guide.

Once set-up your institution's name will show in the Shibboleth dropdown list on Shibboleth login page.

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