10. Pricing Policy
10.1 Article Submission Charge
Article submission charge is nil.
10.2. Article Processing Charge (APC)
Article Processing Charge or Article Publishing Charge (APC) is payable once manuscript has been accepted for publication in European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®. This provides immediate, permanent and worldwide access to the full article text after publication.
10.2.1 The APC covers
a. Editorial process: peer review and editorial support.
b. Technical infrastructure: development, maintenance and operation of journal website.
c. Production of articles: formatting, color charges, page charges.
d. Marketing of the journal
e. Customer Services: responding to authors and readers
10.2.2 APC is progressive in nature based on income-based country classification. Low-income countries are charged less.
10.2.3 The APC is the following:
High-income countries* £ 1000 plus applicable VAT
Upper-middle-income countries* £ 700 plus applicable VAT
Lower-middle-income countries* £ 400 plus applicable VAT
Low income economies countries* £ 200 plus applicable VAT
10.2.4 Article Processing Charge or Article Publishing Charge (APC) is nil for manuscripts submitted up till Dec 31, 2018. Applicable APC will be charged at above rate upon acceptance of manuscripts submitted on or after Jan 1, 2019.
*Country of primary affiliation of the corresponding author shall be used to decide the applicable APC.
*Based on Income-based country classification by The World Bank
High-income countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, The, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Chile, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, China, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Rep., Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palau, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin (French part), Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan (China), Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Upper-middle-income countries: Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Ecuador, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, RB
Lower-middle-income countries: Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania. Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, São Tomé and Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia
Low income economies countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, The, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea, Dem. People’s Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe
If an author cannot afford the APC, then individual waiver requests are considered on a case-by-case basis and may be granted in cases of genuine need. Editor-in-Chief’s decision will be final.
10.4 Payment methods
The following methods of payment are accepted:
a. By bank transfer GBP (£) to account number: ‘89642996’ Sort code: ’60-17-27′ BIC: ‘NWBKGB2L’ IBAN: ‘GB38 NWBK 6017 2789 6429 96’. Please quote our invoice number and subscriber number when making payment and send information by email to info@EJSS.co.uk
b. By Debit or Credit card
If our journal fails to publish an article under the license and open access terms which were agreed upon by the author and if this error is not corrected by us within 30 days of publication, Article Processing Charge (APC) shall be refunded to the author within 28 days.
Under no circumstances will the APC be refunded if a published article has been retracted due to author’s misconduct. See Section 5 for our Retraction Policy.
10.6 Subscription Charges
|Print 1-year subscription||Individual Issue|
|Corporate||£ 150||£ 60|
|-High income countries||£ 100||£ 45|
|-Upper-middle-income countries||£ 70||£ 35|
|-Lower-middle-income countries||£ 40||£ 25|
|-Low-income countries||£ 30||£ 15|
|-Personal||£ 50||£ 15|
10.6.1 Terms and conditions
a. All subscriptions are entered on a calendar year basis running from January to December.
b. Full advance payment is required for all orders.
c. Subscription payments are non-refundable after the first issue has been dispatched.
d. An Institutional or Corporate subscription may be used by multiple individuals within an organization.
e. A Personal subscription may only be used by the individual subscriber for personal use. By purchasing subscriptions at the personal rate you agree that the journal will be used only for personal, non-commercial purposes. Resale of journals purchased at the personal rate is strictly prohibited.
All prices shown above are exclusive of any taxes. All customers will pay VAT at the applicable UK rate.
All prices shown include standard delivery. Please allow up to 10 working days for delivery within UK and Europe and 21 days for rest of the world.
Page last updated Nov 21, 2018