Open Access publishing with ACM

Since May 2022, a new offer allows members of the University of Innsbruck to publish open access in open access journals of ACM free of charge. Members of the University of Innsbruck can publish open access in journals and conference proceedings of ACM free of charge.

Which journals can researchers of the university publish in?

You can publish open access in journals and conference proceedings of ACM. A list of all participating journals is available here. Please note that conference proceedings are not part of this list.

Who can publish open access?

Eligible are authors, who

  • are corresponding authors of the articles and members of the University of Innsbruck
  • whose article was accepted in a journal or conference proceeding of ACM
  • are publishing an article of the type research article, review article, and conference or proceeding papers (and any other article type in the licensed materials for which ACM would otherwise charge an APC)

ATTENTION: It is not permitted to retrospectively change the corresponding author after peer review.

Procedure/Verification Process:

Please indicate your affiliation to the University of Innsbruck when submitting the article. The verification of the authors' affiliation with the university is done through the indication of the institution and the use of the institutional email domain.

After the authorization through the university library, a license agreement is sent to the authors by ACM, which must be signed and returned to the publisher - via the author dashboard - together with the selection of the CC license.

FWF projects: the FWF is not part of this agreement with ACM. The costs of articles resulting from a FWF-funded project must be handled directly through the FWF:

Please note: The FWF only funds articles published under the CC-BY licence.


If you have any questions, please contact
University and Regional Library of Tyrol | Electronic Resources Department
Lisa Hofer, tel: +43 (0) 512-507/31038
Erika Pörnbacher, tel: +43 (0) 512-507/2405

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