The University Library of Salzburg has signed an Open Access agreement with the publisher Springer. Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Salzburg can publish open access in Springer journals with hybrid option without restrictions or additional costs.

In which journals can I publish?
A list of all eligible journals can be found  here.

Which article types are accepted?
Original Paper, Review Paper, Brief Communication, Continuing Education

What licence is granted?

How are eligible authors identified?
Authors are identified by the affiliation, the institutional email domain or the IP address given when submitting the article.


  1. Eligible authors are identified by Springer upon submission of the article.
  2. The corresponding author chooses the free open access option
  3. The University Library verifies whether the corresponding author is affiliated with the University of Salzburg.
  4. The publication is published open access under a Creative Commons licence.
Contact and further information

Further information on Open Access at Springer can be found  here.

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

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