Since 2017 Dossieronline is published as an Open Access Journal with the Creative Common Licensing CC-BY-NC-ND. Since the topic of every single issue revolves around Austrian literature, as well as any topic and discourse related to this subject, the editors will invite internationally renowned experts to contribute original papers, but are also welcoming submissions as long as their relevance meets the theme of the particular issue. Neither submission nor publication is thereby linked to any fee or cost for the authors.
Papers either by invitation or submission are tied to a double blind reviewing process, consisting of a two-steps to ensure the overall quality of the article in question: In a first step papers will be examined by the editors of the respective issue, a second step will include an external expert who will be assigned to do a double blind reviewing. The reviewer will assess the overall quality of the paper by the following a set of guidelines. Criteria for review are that reviewers will be expected to provide critical insight but also constructive comment on the examined paper by holding them up to international standards of academic writing.