Elsevier Open Access English

Information on the Elsevier Open Access Agreement

The Elsevier Open Access Agreement enables submitting corresponding authors affiliated with the participating member institutions to publish open acces free of charge in more than 1,800 Elsevier hybrid journals (excluding Cell Press hybrid titles) and in approximately 570 gold journals including Cell Press gold and The Lancet gold titles (submissions from 01.01.2022 for gold open access). The agreement for publication in gold journals is initially limited until the end of 2022.

Corresponding Authors affiliated with those institutions that also participate in the Cell Press Hybrid Publishing agreement with Elsevier will have the opportunity to publish open access in 39 Cell Press hybrid journals (submissions from 01.01.2022) without additional fees. This agreement is limited until the end of 2023.

For more information, please contact your librarian or the OA office at your institution. All institutions currently participating in the agreement are listed below.

Duration: 01.01.2021-31.12.2023
In the last year of the agreement term, renewal negotiations are usually conducted by the office.

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List of eligible journals

Under this agreement, members of all participating institutions can publish open access in the following journals: Elsevier Hybrid + Gold Eligible Journals (.XLSX) / (.PDF).

Please take note that the list of eligible journals under the Elsevier agreement is dynamic and that changes are being made over time.
Please refer to the Elsevier journal search engine for up-to-date information.

Members of the institutions listed below may additionally publish in the following journals:
Elsevier Cell Press Hybrid Eligible Journals (.XLSX) / (.PDF):

Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF) | Open-Access-Info
Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pathologie GmbH (IMP)
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST) | Open-Access-Info
Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften | Open-Access-Info
Medizinische Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Medizinische Universität Innsbruck | Open-Access-Info
Medizinische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Technische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien  | Open-Access-Info
Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Universität Innsbruck | Open-Access-Info
Universität Linz | Open-Access-Info
Universität Salzburg | Open-Access-Info
Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info

Participating Institutions

(in alphabetical order)

Central European University Private University | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Campus Wien
Fachhochschule des BFI Wien GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Salzburg GmbH
Fachhochschule Sankt Pölten GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Technikum Wien
Fachhochschule Vorarlberg GmbH
Ferdinand Porsche Fernfachhochschule GmbH
FH Gesundheitsberufe OÖ GmbH
FH Joanneum GmbH | Open-Access-Info
FH Kärnten gemeinnützige GmbH
FH OÖ Studienbetriebs GmbH | Open-Access-Info
FH Wiener Neustadt GmbH
Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF) | Open-Access-Info
Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pathologie GmbH (IMP)
IMC Fachhochschule Krems GmbH
Institut für Höhere Studien / Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) | Open-Access-Info
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST) | Open-Access-Info
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) | Open-Access-Info
JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften | Open-Access-Info
MCI Management Center Innsbruck - Internationale Hochschule GmbH
Medizinische Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Medizinische Universität Innsbruck | Open-Access-Info
Medizinische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
MODUL University Vienna GmbH
Montanuniversität Leoben | Open-Access-Info
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (WIFO)
Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität | Open-Access-Info
Technische Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Technische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien  | Open-Access-Info
Universität für Weiterbildung Krems | Open-Access-Info
Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Universität Innsbruck | Open-Access-Info
Universität Klagenfurt | Open-Access-Info
Universität Linz | Open-Access-Info
Universität Salzburg | Open-Access-Info
Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien | Open-Access-Info

Note: If possible, the links refer to the institutional Open Access information page. If one is not available, the link leads to the library page of the participating institution.

A list of participating institutions can be downloaded here (XLSX).