Submissions costs 300 USD each.
If the reviewers and handling editors suggest modifications, you can resubmit the manuscript for free.
If you submit a manuscript using our Word template, we charge 100 USD as a surcharge.
The fee includes copyediting, peer review and any other administration costs.
We pay parts of the article processing fee to the reviewers – each reviewer can claim $25 per manuscript.
The published articles are open access and have a Creative Commons 4.0 license.
If your university is a partner or sponsor of ScienceMatters, your submission is free (providing one of the authors is from that university).
Currently, University of Zurich is a sponsor, Life Science Department at École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, University of Toronto, University of Bern are partners.
We accept an unlimited amount of submissions for free from sponsors and a certain amount from partners.
We offer payments via credit card and PayPal. Credit cards are implemented into our platform, for PayPal please contact firstname.lastname@example.org who will invoice you via PayPal.
We consider discounted or free submissions for researchers who live in rural areas. In case of financial need, please contact email@example.com.