Springer Open Access English


Publisher: Springer Nature
Term of the agreement: 01.01.2022–31.12.2023
In the last year of the agreement term, renewal negotiations are usually conducted by the office.
Type: Journals, Open Access
Discipline: multidisciplinary

Springer, the Austrian Science Fund and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium have renewed the SpringerCompact license agreement from 2022 until 2023. 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 1,900 subscription journals of Springer without additional publication fees.

>> Springer Compact contract of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (PDF)
(© Springer Nature AG & Co. KGaA; The publication of this agreement is for informational purposes only and in no event may this agreement or any part thereof be used or copied by any person without permission.)

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

>> Information at publisher’s website

List of eligible journals

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

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
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 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 (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
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
Österreichischer Wissenschaftsfonds FWF | 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 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).