MDPI Open Access English

Information on the MDPI Open Access Agreement

MDPI, the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) and FWF (Austrian Science Fund) have concluded a new Gold Open Access-agreement on January 01st 2019. Corresponding authors affiliated with the participating KEMÖ institutions, as well as authors, fulfilling the FWF application guidelines for peer-reviewed publications, are able to publish open access articles in MDPI’s more than 190 Gold Open Access-journals at no charge to the author.

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

Duartion: 01.01.2019-31.12.2022
In the last year of the agreement term, renewal negotiations are usually conducted by the office.

List of eligible journals

A list of journals, where eligible authers can publish Open Access free of charge can be found here (.XLSX) / (.PDF) / MDPI Open Access Journals A-Z.

Participating institutions

(in alphabetical order)

Fachhochschule Campus Wien
Fachhochschule des BFI Wien GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Sankt Pölten GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Technikum Wien
Fachhochschule Vorarlberg GmbH
FH OÖ Studienbetriebs GmbH | Open-Access-Info
FH Wiener Neustadt GmbH
Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF) | Open-Access-Info
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) | 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
Technische Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Technische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
Universität für Weiterbildung Krems | Open-Access-Info
Universität Graz | 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

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).