Data publication and re-use

Open Access

The Open Access Office supports you as a researcher at the University of Vienna in content-related, financial or legal issues if you want and/or need to make your publications freely accessible.

Some research funders have open access and/or open science policies. For an overview of related policies, please go to

Open access series agora

The Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies offers the opportunity to publish in the open access series agora to all members of the faculty as well as to external researchers with a strong connection to the faculty.


With the web-based digital asset management system Unidam you can manage digital media content (images, videos, music, office files, etc.) and make it accessible to a restricted group of users, e.g. for courses.

Copyright and licenses

We will gladly put you in contact with lawyers and/or our legal support and might point you to resources but cannot offer legal advice ourselves. General information is available at:

Open Educational Resources

If you want your data and research results to be the basis for free educational resources, you can get legal, technical and didactical support from the Centre for Teaching and Learning: and


The Department of Bibliometrics and Publication Strategies offers basic training as well as individual advice on optimising publication strategies and increasing visibility based on individual bibliometric profiles.


The research information system u:cris documents publications, lectures, externally funded research projects, and many other activities. (information) and (portal)

ORCID Open Researcher and Contributor ID

The ORCID ID is an internationally recognised identifier for researchers and links them directly to their research results. It is a unique and persistent identifier that can be used by researchers throughout their career to assign publications, projects, research data, etc. to their person - also after a change of name or affiliation.Use is voluntary, but recommended by the university management. More information and guidance on