To foster Gold Open Access at IST Austria an Open Access Publishing Fund is available.

In order to be eligible for support, a work has to be

  • created by an author affiliated to IST Austria,
  • published in a Gold Open Access journal listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals,
  • or published in Hybrid Open Access journals of following publishers: IOP Publishing, Royal Society of Chemistry and Taylor & Francis. Further information at Publisher Agreements on OA.
  • already accepted for publication at the time of application for funding support.
  • Article Processing Charges must be billed to IST Austria and paid by a research group cost center.
  • The fund can only be applied if no other grant is available.

This Open Access Publishing Fund covers 50% of the charge and will be refunded to the research group.

Download the application form (PDF / Word) and send the filled in form via email to In case you need further details please contact the library team.