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Information on the Springer Open Access Agreement

Springer, the Austrian Science Fund and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium have renewed the Springer Compact license agreement 2016 form 2022 until December 2023. Springer Compact combines access to the content of SpringerLink with the possibility to publish Open Access. The consortium members have access to over 2,000 Springer journals and can publish Open Access in more than 1,900 subscription journals of Springer without additional publication fees.

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For further information contact your librarian or the Open Access office in your institution.

License period: 01.01.2022-31.12.2023

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List of eligible journals

A list of eligible journals under the Springer Compact Open Access agreement for publishing Hybrid-OA in 2022-2023 can be found here (.XLSX).
Updated: November 8th, 2021

Participating institutions

(in alphabetical order)

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT) New participant from 01.01.2022
Central European University Private University | Open-Access-Info New participant from 01.01.2022
Donau-Universität Krems | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Campus Wien
Fachhochschule Kufstein Tirol Bildungs GmbH
Fachhochschule Salzburg GmbH
Fachhochschule Sankt Pölten GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Technikum Wien New participant from 01.01.2022
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) | Open-Access-Info
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (GMI)
IMC Fachhochschule Krems GmbH
Institut für Höhere Studien / Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) | Open-Access-Info
Institut für Molekulare Biotechnologie (IMBA)
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST) | Open-Access-Info
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) | Open-Access-Info
JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH New participant from 01.01.2022
Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften | Open-Access-Info New participant from 01.01.2022
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 New participant from 01.01.2022
Montanuniversität Leoben | Open-Access-Info
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW) | Open-Access-Info New participant from 01.01.2022
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (WIFO)
Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität | Open-Access-Info
Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Medizinische Informatik und Technik GmbH New participant from 01.01.2022
Sigmund Freud Privatuniversität Wien New participant from 01.01.2022
Technische Universität Graz | 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 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
Vorarlberger Landesbibliothek
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien | Open-Access-Info

Note: If possible, the links below refer to the institutional Open Access information page. If these are not available, the link leads to the homepage of the participating institution.

A list of participating institutions (in 2021) can be downloaded here (.XLSX).