De Gruyter APCs for open access publishing

No or discounted Article Processing Charges for authors when publishing in a De Gruyter hybrid or fully open access journal

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De Gruyter APCs for open access publishing


Applied Sciences, Business & Management, Humanities, Life Sciences, Medicine & Health Sciences, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Social Sciences
31 Dec 2021

De Gruyter offers waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) for authors from EIFL partner countries when they publish in a De Gruyter hybrid and fully open access non-society journal. 

The agreement is valid for De Gruyter owned hybrid and fully open access titles. The agreement excludes De Gruyter branded Open Access Journals that are owned by societies.  

Below are the agreed terms: 

  • Waived article processing charges - no fees for corresponding authors from: Cambodia, Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, North Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Myanmar, Nepal, Palestine, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Conditions: none, except that the corresponding author needs to be from one of the eligible countries

  • 30% discount for corresponding authors from: Armenia, Belarus, Botswana, Estonia, Fiji, Latvia, Lithuania, Namibia, Serbia, Slovenia, Thailand. Note, there are some De Gruyter open access journals that do not charge any APCs.

Conditions: corresponding author’s affiliated institutions (or their consortia) must be an institutional member. Please check here if your institutions is already a member, if not, please contact

  • For articles submitted to fully Open Access journals, the publisher will automatically recognize authors from eligible countries.
  • For articles submitted to hybrid journals, upon acceptance of the article, the corresponding author needs to email or the journal editor contact and request that their publication is made open access, since their institution is a member of the De Gruyter membership programme.

This list shows the full price of the APC for each title. You will have to reduce the price by your applicable discount. You can also double check the exact APC on this page in case the APC has changed since the title list was put together (27th November 2019). Please note that the list also includes journals that do not charge an APC.

You can view the title list here and browse it by subject. The title list also includes journals that do not charge any Article Processing Charges. This title list will be updated once a year, no later than 31st July each year. The current list was confirmed on 27th November 2019.

Architecture & Design
Business & Economics
Classical Studies
Computer Sciences
Library & Information Science
Life Sciences
Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences
Sports & Recreation
Theology & Religion

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