1. All articles are published simultaneously in print and on the internet. The articles are freely accessible on the internet without restrictions and without incurring any fees (open access). They bear a DOI (digital object identifier). The Austrian Academy of Sciences guarantees the long-term archiving of the articles published by its publishing house also in the event that the journal is no longer published.

2. The author does not have to pay any fees for the publication of his/her article. However, should he /she use illustrations to which third parties have rights, the author shall bear the costs. 

3. The publisher reserves all rights regarding the reprint or translation of articles.