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IOP Publishing

Conditions of funding Articles submitted to the publisher’s subscription-based journals are eligible for funding under the agreement. The corresponding author must be a member of the University of Graz at the time that the article is accepted for publication. Funding will not be provided if publishing costs are covered by research grants, from among others the FWF, ERC, FFG. The author must state their intention to apply for FWF funding when they submit their article. The library will review the author’s eligibility for funding. The corresponding author is responsible for securing the agreement of all co-authors to Open Access publication and the related CC licence.  

Please contact Publication Services regarding funding for publication in the publisher’s Open Access journals.


The Open Access agreement allows for publishing in the following journals: see list of titles
For publication in Nuclear Fusion only the costs for the Open Access components are covered. All other costs must be borne by the author. The journals of the American Astronomical Society, (The Astronomical Journal, The Astrophysical Journal, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement, RN AAS), are not included in the agreement.

Types of article: Research papers, special issue papers and letters. Review articles are not eligible for funding.

Article Processing Charges: APCs are covered by the Open Access agreement. Authors do not incur any APCs. Additional costs, like page charges or colour charges, are not covered within the scope of the Open Access agreement.

Creative Commons Licence: CC-BY


Submission of articles:
The publisher identifies authors eligible for funding based on the details they provide. Therefore, please use your official e-mail address (@uni-graz.at) and, if possible, submit your article from the University of Graz network. Follow the University of Graz affiliation guidelines when stating which institution you belong to.

Acceptance process:
You must cite the funding through the University of Graz in the acknowledgements. The recommended wording is: “The authors acknowledge the financial support by the University of Graz”.
The publisher can authorise retroactive Open Access publication of articles that were accepted between 01.01.2020 and 31.12.2022. Please e-mail us about this option at ub.zeitschriften(at)uni-graz.at.

After publication:
Your article should be entered into the University of Graz Research Portal. The platform can be accessed from your UNIGRAZonline business card or at forschungsportal.uni-graz.at. For further information as well as instructions, (German only), please see the Intranet.
In accordance with the University of Graz Open Access policy, it is recommended that university members make previously published articles available in the institutional repository unipub, as long as there is no severe legal or financial reason not to do so.


Further information on the Open Access agreement


Open-Access-Abkommen / Open Access Agreements
Universitätsplatz 3a 8010 Graz
Tanja Krstanović DW 1412

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