Open Access publishing agreement: Frontiers

Authors affiliated with the University of Vienna can publish Open Access in Frontiers Open Access journals under a publishing agreement. Payment for the discounted APCs is provided by the central Open Access publishing fund. Please find the agreement details here:
 

Validity period
since 1.1.2018
Funding for
Eligible Journals (PDF)
Funding requirements
  • You are "corresponding author" of the article in question.
  • You are affiliated1) with the University of Vienna on the date of submission.
  • The following applies to articles resulting from FWF projects: funding provided by the FWF2).
  • The following applies to articles resulting from EU projects: funding provided by the EU3).
  • The article lists "University of Vienna" as your affiliation or as one of your affiliations.
  • Book reviews are always excluded from funding.
  • A maximum of three Frontiers publications per author per calendar year can be funded.
Author workflow
During submission please choose "University of Vienna" as funding institution (Note: For publications resulting from FWF projects, please choose the FWF!). Frontiers will then inform you about the possibility to publish OA at no cost. Your affiliation to the University of Vienna will be checked by the Open Access Office.
Publisher's infopublisher website

 

1) University affiliates are defined in UG 2002 §94. Should you be a research grant holder please provide confirmation to that effect via e-mail.

2) If the FWF is named as a funder in the article it is responsible for Open Access funding. There is a dedicated Open Access agreement between Frontiers and the FWF, so there is no need to apply for reimbursement. Please note that the FWF funding requirements have to be met.

3) If the EU is named as a funder in the article it is responsible for Open Access funding. Please note that the funding requirements in your EU grant agreement have to be met (see also OA funding for EU projects).