Open Access publishing agreement: MDPI

Authors affiliated with the University of Vienna can publish Open Access in the approximately 290 MDPI 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 1.1.2019
Funding for
Articles in MDPI journals: 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.
  • A maximum of three MDPI publications per author per calendar year can be funded.
Author workflow
In the last step of the submission process, choose "Unversity of Vienna" under "Institutional Open Access Program". Your affiliation to the University of Vienna will be checked by the Open Access Office.
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. There is a dedicated Open Access agreement between MDPI 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).