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Open Access Publishing

The publishing of scientific findings is the central concern of all researchers. Only through the publishing of research results does scientific work become visible to th... [more]

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Open Access Funding

The open access publishing of contributions is often associated with costs for the authors. The University of Innsbruck tries to assist its researchers with the funding o... [more]

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Counselling and Contact

Open Access is a central aspect of scientific communication. With the Open Access Contact Point , the University of Innsbruck wants to offer its researchers a contact poi... [more]

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The University of Innsbruck expressly supports open access publications and thus the free and sustainable approach to scientific knowledge. [more]


  • Reduced-fee OA publishing with BioMed Central (BMC)/ SpringerOpen
    The University of Innsbruck has a shared support membership with BMC, which offers scientists and students of the University of Innsbruck the opportunity to publish their research results in BMC and SpringerOpen Journals to 50% of the APC. The remaining costs are covered by the university.
  • arXiv
    arXiv. org is an open-access repository for preprints in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, financial mathematics and biology. The University and Regional Library of Tyrol provides financial support for the operation of arXiv.
  • Open access publishing with Wiley
    The university and regional library of Tyrol has agreed on an open access deal with the publisher Wiley, which offers all scientists of the University of Innsbruck and the Medical University of Innsbruck, i.e. as corresponding authors, the opportunity to publish their research results open access in the hybrid journals of Wiley without additional payment for Article Processing Charges (APCs). The agreement also includes online access to all of the publisher's journals and will be effective for the years 2018-20.


  • Training: Open Access Publishing – Services, Financing, Consultations
    Open Access - unrestricted and free access to scientific literature - is a recent and forward-looking topic. What services, financing options and supporting offers are available at the university? How can the legal framework conditions be handled? Which aspects of Open Access publishing require special attention? These and similar questions are dealt with in the course. We offer to visit your department for consultation and information events also in English.
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