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

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

·      created by an author affiliated to IST Austria,

·      published in a journal listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals,

·      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.