OA publishing with Institute of Physics (IOP)

Articles from FWF-funded projects published in journals that are part of this agreement can be published open access free of charge until the end of 2027 at the latest.

Please note that the criteria listed below must be met. In addition, the following FWF requirements must be complied with:

  • the article must be published with a CC BY licence
  • the acknowledgement must contain the following text:
    This research was funded in whole / 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.
    or for German-language publications:
    Diese Forschung wurde gänzlich / teilweise durch den Wissenschaftsfonds FWF finanziert [Grant-DOI]. Zum Zweck des freien Zugangs hat der:die Autor:in für jedwede akzeptierte Manuskriptversion, die sich aus dieser Einreichung ergibt, eine „Creative Commons Attribution CC BY“-Lizenz vergeben.
    Please make sure to enter the grant DOI instead of the project number.

Members with active employment contracts or students of the University of Innsbruck and the Medical University of Innsbruck can publish open access as corresponding authors in subscription-based as well as gold open access journals of the IOP without having to pay additional article processing charges.

Which journals can researchers of the university publish in?

You can publish open access in subscription-based and gold open access journals of the IOP. You can find a list of eligible  journals here.

Who can publish open access?

Eligible are authors, who

  • are “submitting corresponding authors” of the article
  • are university members with active employment contracts or students of the University of Innsbruck or the Medical University of Innsbruck (since 2023)
  • are publishing articles in subscription-based and gold open access journals
  • supported article types: paper, special issue paper/article, review, letter, note, perspective, short communication, viewpoint, topical review, topical issue article, comment
Procedure/Verification Process:

If the article is accepted, corresponding authors, as members of the University of Innsbruck or the Medical University of Innsbruck, are informed about the option of OA publishing during the submission process. If authors choose this option and agree to the open access publishing of their articles under a Creative Commons licence, their affiliation with the universities is verified again and the article is published open access. Please use your institutional email address to facilitate the verification of your affiliation with your university. Furthermore, articles published open access under this agreement can be deposited in the university’s repository for publications without an embargo period.

If you have any questions, please contact
University and State Library of Tyrol | Electronic Resources Department
Lisa Hofer, tel: +43 (0) 512 507 / 25073
Erika Pörnbacher, tel: +43 (0) 512 507 / 25070
email: ulb-emedien@uibk.ac.at

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