Oxford University Press: agreement period 2023-2025

The Library of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna offers BOKU scientists the opportunity to publish Open Access in around 460 hybrid and Gold Open Access journals from OUP at no additional cost*). The Open Access fees (Article Processing Charges, APC) are charged centrally at the library.

The agreement also includes read-only online access to around 370 of the publisher's scientific journals dating back to 1996 and is valid for the period 2023-2025.


Which journals are included?

List of titles

Supplements are excluded from the funding.


Who can use the offer?

The corresponding author has to be an active member of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna with an existing employment contract at the time the article is accepted.

Articles from FWF and EU projects can currently be funded under the agreement. The library reserves the right to refuse publication funding for articles resulting from research projects in co-operation with private sponsors from industry.

*) Please note: Extra charges such as page charges, color-in-print charges, manuscript conversion charges are charged directly by individual journals and are excluded from this agreement and must be paid by the applicant.


Which article types are accepted?

Research article, Review article, Brief report and Case report


Which licences are available?

Creative Commons licences: CC BY 4.0 (recommended), CC BY-NC 4.0, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0


Workflow for authors:

  • Authors are recognised as belonging to the university by indicating BOKU as an affiliation and using the institutional BOKU e-mail address.
  • After acceptance of your article, you will be informed by OUP about the possibility of free open access publishing. The publisher will guide you through the Read and Publish workflow in the online portal SciPris.


Further information on the workflow can be found on the publisher's website:

If an article is published under this agreement, authors are requested to ensure that the funding is mentioned in the acknowledgements of the article (Open access funding provided by University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU)).


Where can you find more information?

OUP Read and Publish agreements


If you have any questions, please contact the University Library by e-mail at ub.support(at)boku.ac.at.