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Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

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, (date of fate).

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

The corresponding author is responsible for securing the agreement of all co-authors to Open Access publication and the related CC licence. 

If project grant money, (for example from ERC, FWF, FFG), has been earmarked for the publication of research results, there will be no additional subsidy for the article from the university.


The Open Access agreement allows for publishing in the following journals: see list of titles

Types of article: Analysis, Application, Chemistry Frontiers, Communication, Concise Article, Critical Review, Edge Article, Emerging Area, Feature Article, Focus, Forum, Frontier, Highlight, Letter, Method, Mini-review, New Product Update, Opinion, Paper, Perspective, Research Article, Review Article, Synopsis, Technical Innovation, Technical Note, Tutorial Account, Tutorial Review, Viewpoint

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, CC BY-NC


Submission of articles:
The Royal Society of Chemistry uses the mail domain to identify authors eligible for funding. Therefore, please use your official e-mail address (@uni-graz.at). Follow the University of Graz affiliation guidelines when stating which institution you belong to.
You must cite the funding through the University of Graz in the acknowledgements. This is the recommended wording: “The authors acknowledge the financial support by the University of Graz”.
Articles cannot be changed to Open Access after publication.

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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