For the past 50 years, the Stand-Alone Publications programme has been providing funding for the publication of scientific/academic stand-alone publications to make them available to a wider public. Since 2015, funding has not only been available for monographs, edited volumes, and proceedings, but also new digital formats like apps, wiki-based publications, annotated scientific databases, web-based publications enriched with various media (e.g., audio, video, animation, etc.), and other such publications.

As of 1 January 2020, the Stand-Alone Publications programme was updated to fund the establishment or modernisation of scientific/academic journals, with the aim of meeting the minimum requirements for publication formats of Plan S of cOAlition S.

Application guidelines


Doris Haslinger

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