Article Processing Fee

The Article Processing Charge for publication in this journal is EUR 250,00 standard charges [€ 150,00 per article, for members of an association affiliated with the journal; € 100.00 per article, where the majority of authors are from a least developed country and are members of an association affiliated with the journal; € 100,00 per article, for students enrolled at a tertiary institution (proof of enrolment may be required on acceptance via a scanned student card)]. All rates plus VAT, when applicable.

Please note that our fees do not include taxes: residents of the European Union must add 21% as Value Added Tax (VAT). Institutions and Organizations paying the fee on behalf of Authors can avoid payment of VAT by providing their VAT registration number.

Our fees cover the costs of peer review, copyediting, publication, different format of publication (HTML, PDF), inclusion in many Open Access databases.

IMPORTANT: Authors are NOT required to pay at the moment of submission. If the paper is accepted, the Managing Editor will guide the Authors through the payment procedure.

According to the United Nations list of Least Developed Countries (LCDs) available from:, Authors coming from those countries are entitled to ask for a discount.

A “Formal Request for discount” has to be forwarded to the Managing Editor, after receiving the acceptance letter. The Editorial Committee will then evaluate the merits of each individual case. 

Any other informal request (such as comments at the moment of submission, or made in the covering letter of the revised version) will not be taken into consideration. 


Methods of Payment

Authors can pay their fees by Credit Card; PayPal; bank transfer; check sent by surface mail. 

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