Open Access publishing agreement: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE)

Authors affiliated with the University of Vienna can publish Open Access without any additional charges in approximately 180 IEEE journals under an Open Access publishing agreement. Please find the agreement details here:

Validity period
Funding forArticles in subscription journals with Open Access option as well as Gold journals (fully open access): Eligible Journals
Funding requirements
  • The (submitting) "corresponding author" of the article is affiliated1) with the University of Vienna on the date of acceptance.
  • The "corresponding author" states "University of Vienna" as their affiliation or as one of their affiliations in the article.
  • Funding is available for peer reviewed articles.
  • The following applies to articles resulting from FWF projects: funding provided by the FWF2).
  • The following applies to articles resulting from EU projects: funding can currently be provided by the University of Vienna (sufficient remaining articles available).
Funding is only provided for Open Access (Article Processing Charges, APCs), not for any additional fees (e.g. colour charges, submission fees, overlength page charges).
No invoicing, OA costs fully covered by publishing agreement.
Author workflow

Articles have to be submitted using the institutional e-mail address ( or so the publisher can recognise eligible authors and provide them with instructions to make their article available Open Access. The affiliation of the "corresponding author" to the University of Vienna will be checked by the Open Access Office.

Publisher's info
publisher website
Consortium info
KEMÖ 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 (regardless of whether the corresponding author was involved in the project). There is a dedicated Open Access agreement between IEEE and the FWF, so there is no need to apply for reimbursement. Please note that the FWF funding requirements have to be met.