Waivers and Discounts
We offer waivers and discounts for article processing charges (APCs) for papers whose corresponding authors are based in low-income countries.
We offer APC waivers to papers whose corresponding authors are based in countries classified by the World Bank as low-income economies as of July 2021.
Low-income countries may be granted up to a 75% waiver.
Authors from Lower-middle-income countries with a GDP below $200 billion (USD) may be granted up to a 50% waiver.
Discount (reference - World Bank 1st July 2021).
Please request your waiver or discount at the point of submission.