Article Processing Charges (APC)

Earth and Planetary Science is an open-access journal supported by Article Processing Charges (APC). All articles published in the journal are accessible electronically from the journal website without the need for subscription fees or other forms of payment from the readers.

Authors who publish in Earth and Planetary Science are requested to pay the APC to cover publication costs. The APC will be requested after peer review and acceptance. There are no submission charges, and no surcharges based on the length of an article, figures, or supplementary data. Some items (Editorials, Corrections, Retractions, etc.) are published free of charge.

Journal Title APC(USD)
Earth and Planetary Science $400


Waiver Policy

The journal provides waivers and discounts to authors from low-income and middle-income countries, based on the Research4Life country list. Authors from Group A countries will have their APC waived, and authors from Group B countries will have their APC reduced by 50%.

If an author does not have funds to pay a full APC, they should contact us via to apply for a waiver or discount before submitting their manuscript, and requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Note: Each submitted manuscript is fair and unbiased, the Article Processing Charges will not affect any decision made by the editor on the manuscript.