Intrinsic Activity — Policies
Intrinsic Activity is an online, open-access publication medium published by the Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR). The Journal welcomes contributions in the fields of Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and other fields in biomedicine.

Contributions may be of type meeting abstracts, research articles, position papers, commentaries or similar. For submission instructions see the instructions page or contact the office.

Copyright, open access and permission to use:

Articles are published under a Creative Commons license (Creative Commons, attribution, non-commercial), that allows reuse subject only to the use being non-commercial and the article being fully attributed.


The Publisher and Austrian Pharmacological Society retain the license that allows publishing of the articles in Intrinsic Activity, any derivative product or any other Intrinsic Activity product (present or future) and allows sub-licensing such rights and exploit all subsidiary rights.


Authors retain the license to use their articles for their own non-commercial purposes, specifically:

  • Posting a pdf of their own article on their own personal or institutional website for which no charge for access is made.
  • Making a reasonable number of copies for personal or non-commercial professional use. This includes the contributors' own teaching activities.
  • Republishing part or all of the article in a book or publication edited by the author (except for multiple publications in the same book or publication).
  • Using individual figures or tables in other publications published by a third party. Extracts of text other than individual phrases or sentences may also be used provided that these are identified as quotations along with giving the appropriate reference to the original publication.
  • Using the article in a course pack or compilation (whether paper or electronic) in the author's institution. This does not apply if a commercial charge is made for the compilation or course.

    Third parties:

    Third parties (other than the Publisher, Austrian Pharmacological Society, or authors) may download, print or store articles published in the journal for their private or professional, non-commercial use. The use of articles published in the journal, or any artwork contained therein, for educational, non-commercial purposes is granted provided that the appropriate reference to the journal and original article is given.

    Commercial use:

    Any commercial use of articles published in Intrinsic Activity requires the permission of the Publisher.

  • Publication fees:

    Once accepted, the following publication fees (standard fees) apply:

    Abstract Suplement isssues:

    The standard fee for abstract supplement issues is a flat fee of 500 € for up to 25 abstracts. Any further abstract is charged at 15 € per abstract.

    Articles (Full papers, Position papers, etc.):

    The standard fee for articles is a flat fee of 500 € for up to 10 pages (based on the formatted pdf version). Any further page is charged at 40 € per page.

    Waiver policies:

    In special circumstances the Publisher may reduce or waive publication fees. Decisions are made on an individual basis for each case. Please contact the Editorial Office for more information.


    The Publisher, the Austrian Pharmacological Society and Editor(s) cannot be held responsible for errors or an consequences arising from the use of information contained in this journal. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Publisher, Austrian Pharmacological Society or Editor(s). Neither does the publication of advertisements constitute any endorsement by the Publisher, Austrian Pharmacological Society or Editor(s) of the products advertised.


    05.08.2014 ©Intrinsic Activity, Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR)