TU Wien


OA policy

OA recommended, TU Wien Open Access Policy, opens an external URL in a new window

OA mandatory, FWF Open Access Policy for Peer-Reviewed Publications, opens an external URL in a new window

Funding of articles in OA journals (Gold)

  • Journal must be listed in  DOAJ
  • OA publication costs are not covered by external
  • Funding limit of 2000 EUR, higher costs can be assumed in individual cases-

See Publication fund

No funding limit if an agreement with the publisher on open access journals exists, see Agreements with publishers on open access journals (Gold)

  • Journal must be listed in  DOAJ
  • No funding limit

Funding of articles in subscription-based journals (Hybrid)

  • Only within existing transformative agreements with publishers
  • No funding limit

See Transformative agreements with publishers (Hybrid)

  • Only within transformative agreements with publishers that were concluded before the end of 2024
  • No funding limit

Acknowledgement and copyright

Financing by TU Wien Bibliothek must be mentioned in the acknowledgements:

"The authors acknowledge TU Wien Bibliothek for financial support through its Open Access Funding Programme."

Submitted manuscripts must contain the following text:

"This research was funded in whole or in part by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) [grant DOI]. For open access purposes, the author has applied a CC BY public copyright license to any author accepted manuscript version arising from this submission."

Licence requirement

No licence type mandatory,  CC BY recommended

CC BY or equivalent open licence

Costs covered for page charges, colour charges and similar



OA funding of publications in collective volumes