Welcome to the Graz University of Technology's Open Access website

As a signatory of the "Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities" the Graz University of Technology supports the call for free and unrestricted access to scholarly information on the Internet. This is additionally underlined by an open access policy. On this website we want to inform you about the University's activities in the field of Open Access as well as support you with and advise you on your questions.

Funding for OA publishing

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Take advantage of our funding opportunities for open access publishing.

TU Graz Open Library - Making research accessible

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Make your publication freely available, as a second or initial publication.


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Independent publication platform SciPost (for physics and other disciplines) publishes 2,000th article


SciPost was founded in 2016 by scientists as an independent publication platform for physics and others. In June 2022, the 2,000th article was published. SciPost does not require fees from readers or authors and is collectively funded by libraries and research institutions, including TU Graz.

TU Graz supports Open Access articles by corresponding authors - Quarterly reports now on the website


Starting from the first quarter of 2023, a report on all published open access articles supported by TU Graz will be provided on a quarterly basis. To achieve maximum accessibility, the reports are available in PDF, Excel, and CSV formats.

The Royal Society


Membership in The Royal Society has been extended for the year 2023. Authors of Graz University of Technology receive a 25% discount on the publication fees of Open Access articles. These are covered by the Open Access Publication Fund if the criteria are met.


Library and Archive
Serials Management, Open
Access and Digitisation

Franz Pichler
Tel: +43 316 873 6677

Dipl.-Ing. Elisabeth Rosenberger
Tel: +43 316 873 6613