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Advances in Geosciences An open-access journal for refereed proceedings and special publications

Article processing charges (APCs)

Advances in Geosciences is committed to the open-access model of publishing. This ensures free web access to the results of research and maximum visibility for published papers. However, it requires the author or a supporting institution to pay the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication, and long-term archiving. These article processing charges are categorized according to the submitted material.


The following article processing charges are valid for any manuscripts submitted from 1 January 2013.

Price per page Description
Category 1 €31 net LaTeX submissions using the Copernicus Publications LaTeX Package
Category 2 €36 net Word submissions using the Copernicus Publications Word Template
Category 3 €41 net LaTeX submissions causing higher expenditure of work due to any LaTeX style and/or difficulties with tables/figures
Category 4 €51 net Word submissions causing higher expenditure of work due to any Word style and/or difficulties with tables/figures
English language copy-editing: €10 net / page

The original manuscript follows the guidelines according to Category 1. The typeset paper shows a quantity of 10 pages in the journal style, calculated by €31 net per page = €310 + 19% VAT.


What is included in the article processing charges?

  • all online tools for authors and reviewers;
  • professional processing of figures;
  • typesetting, editing and formatting in PDFLaTeX;
  • immediate open-access publication of each article;
  • inclusion in the Copernicus Online Library;
  • indexing in international scientific databases and reference services;
  • long-term e-archiving via Portico and CLOCKSS as well as printed archiving via copyright libraries worldwide.