International Water Association (IWA)

The University Library of Salzburg has signed an Open Access agreement with the publisher IWA. Authors of the University of Salzburg have the possibility to publish in IWA journals with hybrid option Open Access without restrictions and without additional costs.

In which journals can I publish?

  • 14 IWA Subscription Journals with OA Option
  • 3 Gold Open Access journals
  • Excluding 6 journals published in cooperation with Elsevier/the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

For a list of journals see:

What types of publications are accepted?
No restrictions.

What license is granted?


  1. Eligible publications (corresponding author is a member of the University of Salzburg) are identified by the publisher upon submission.
  2. The university library verifies that the corresponding author is a member of the University of Salzburg.
  3. IWA checks the institutional e-mail address and the name of the institution upon submission. Please ensure that the affiliation and use of the institutional email is correct.
  4. Eligible authors will be informed by IWA via email that publication fees will be waived.
Contact and further information

If you have any questions about this or need further information, please contact

Linda Ohrtmann, M.A.
Digitale Bibliothek und Zeitschriften / Open Access
Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg
Hofstallgasse 2-4 – 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0)662 8044 77421