Springer Open Access English


Publisher: Springer Nature
Term of the agreement: 01.01.2024–31.12.2026
In the last year of the agreement term, renewal negotiations are usually conducted by the office.
Type: Journals, Open Access
Discipline: multidisciplinary

Springer and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) have renewed the SpringerCompact agreement for the period from January 2024 to December 2026. SpringerCompact 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 2,000 subscription journals without additional publication fees.

For further information contact your librarian or the Open Access office in your institution. All institutions currently participating in the agreement are listed below.

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List of eligible journals

A list of eligible journals under this agreement can be found here (.XLSX) / (.PDF).

Please take note that the list of eligible journals under the Springer agreement is dynamic and that changes are being made over time. Please refer to Publishing open access in a hybrid journal for up-to-date information.

Participating institutions

(in alphabetical order)

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT)
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 Kufstein Tirol Bildungs GmbH
Fachhochschule Salzburg GmbH
Fachhochschule Sankt Pölten GmbH | Open-Access-Info
Fachhochschule Technikum Wien
Fachhochschule Vorarlberg GmbH | Open-Access-Info (only accessible for employees of the Fachhochschule Vorarlberg)
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
Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pathologie GmbH (IMP)
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (GMI)
IMC Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften 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 (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 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
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW) | Open-Access-Info
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (WIFO)
Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität | Open-Access-Info
Sigmund Freud Privatuniversität Wien
Technische Universität Graz | Open-Access-Info
Technische Universität Wien | Open-Access-Info
UMIT TIROL - Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften und -technologie GmbH
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
Vorarlberger Landesbibliothek
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien | Open-Access-Info

Note: If possible, the links refer to the institutional Open Access information. If one is not available, the link leads to the library of the participating institution (or to the homepage of the institution if no other link is available).

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