Publication Charges


Submission fee: The journal didn’t charges any fees on submission of manuscript.

International Journal of Health and Biological Sciences (IJHBS) is an Open Access Journal. To partly cover the publication costs IJHBS charge an article publication charge (APC). However, IJHBS don't charge article submission charges for considering the article for double blind peer review process.

The Article publication charge is Euro 75 per article. APC has to be paid only after submitted paper is reviewed and accepted for publishing.

Discounts and Waivers

International Journal of Health and Biological Sciences, APC waivers or discounts will be considered to authors from developing countries on the Waivers and Discounts. Eligible Author should submit a waiver or discount request during the submission of their article via separate email to the Editor of the Journal. The final decision on the APC waiver or discount level is with the Editor-In-Chief based on several evaluating factors (for Example: Quality of the research article, Professional status of the authors, impact of the research work to the society etc.).

APC Refund Policy

International Journal of Health and Biological Sciences will refund an article processing charge (APC) if an error on IJHBS part has resulted in a failure to publish an article under the Volume & Issue in which the article has been accepted for publication.  This may include the failure to make an article openly available on the journal platform. A refund will only be offered if these errors have not been corrected within 60 days after the error has been brought to IJHBS attention via email communication to the Chief Managing Editor.

If you become aware of an error in the open access status or licensing of your article, please contact the Chief Managing Editor immediately.

APCs will not be refunded when articles are retracted as a result of author error or misconduct.

Payment of publication charges

When submitting an article to a International Journal of Health and Biological Sciences, the submitting author must agree to pay the article publication charge minus any eligible discount (or request a waiver). After acceptance the article will enter the production cycle and the author will be intimated to pay the Article publication charge for the journal minus any eligible discount. When final formatting corrections are made and the author approves their article for publication, payment of the Article publication charge must be received by IJHCR before the article will be published online.

Payment can be made by any of the following methods:

  1. Credit card- payment can be made online using a secure payment form as soon as the manuscript has been editorially accepted. We will we send a receipt by email once payment has been processed.
  2. Invoice- payment is due within 30 days of the manuscript receiving editorial acceptance. Receipts are available on request. 

Prompt payment is advised, as the article will not be published until payment is received.