Open Access publishing agreement: IWA - International Water Association

Authors affiliated with the University of Vienna can publish Open Access without any additional charges in the International Water Association (IWA) journals listed below under a transformative Open Access publishing agreement. Please find the agreement details here:

Validity period
Funding for

Articles in subscription journals with Open Access option as well as Gold journals (fully open access): Eligible Journals (PDF)

Funding requirements
  • You are "corresponding author" of the article in question.
  • You are affiliated1) with the University of Vienna (checked by the publisher).
  • 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 be provided by the University of Vienna (sufficient articles available).
  • The article lists "University of Vienna" as your affiliation or as one of your affiliations.
Funding is only provided for Open Access, not for any additional fees (e.g. colour charges, submission fees).
Author workflow

The IWA will determine your eligibility on the basis of submission metadata and notify you of the possibility to publish OA at no cost during the publication process.

Details see IWA: Institutional Waivers.

Publisher's infopublisher website
Consortium infoKEMÖ 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. The FWF is a member of the Austrian IWA consortium, so there is no need to apply for reimbursement. Please note that the FWF funding requirements have to be met.