Open Access publishing agreement: Taylor & Francis

Authors affiliated with the University of Vienna can publish Open Access without any additional charges in over 2,200 Taylor & Francis journals under an Open Access publishing agreement. Please find the agreement details here:

Validity period
1.1.2020–31.12.2023 (renewal expected)
Funding for
Articles in subscription journals with Open Access option ("Open Select") as well as Gold journals (fully open access): Eligible Journals (PDF)
Funding requirements
  • The "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.
  • Article types covered: all articles that have successfully passed the peer review. Book reviews are always excluded from funding.
  • The following applies to articles resulting from FWF projects: funding provided by the FWF2).
  • The following applies to articles resulting from EU projects: funding for hybrid journals can be provided by the University of Vienna (sufficient articles available).
Funding is only provided for Open Access (Article Processing Charges, APCs), not for any additional fees (e.g. colour charges, submission fees).
No invoicing, discounted OA costs covered by prepayment account (in addition OA costs are offset against subscription fees yearly). In a small number of cases an "Open Access Quote" is generated, see author workflow.
Author workflow

T&F determines eligibility on the basis of submission metadata and notifies eligible authors of the possibility to publish OA at no cost during the publication process. The affiliation of the "corresponding author" to the University of Vienna will be checked by the Open Access Office.

In a small number of cases the automated workflow can only take place after an "Open Access Quote" has been filled in. It has to be made out to "University of Vienna" (e-mail address:

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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 Taylor & Francis and the FWF, so there is no need to apply for reimbursement. Please note that the FWF funding requirements have to be met.