Open Access Publication Fee
As an open access journal with no subscription charges, a fee is payable by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures your article will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone. The gold open access publication fee for this journal is USD 1548 for Reviews, USD 645 for other articles (Original research articles, Survey articles, Case reports and series, Clinical audits/service improvements, Clinical trials, Debates in Infection Prevention), excluding taxes. Shorter Letters to the Editor, Editorials, and Commentary pieces carry no fees, however must be agreed with the Editor in advance of submission. Editorials and Commentaries are usually commissioned. There is a 20% discount off the open access publication fee for members of the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS). Prices are listed below.
|Price||Society Member Price*|
|Original research articles||USD 645||USD 516|
|Survey articles||USD 645||USD 516|
|Case reports and series||USD 645||USD 516|
|Clinical audits/service improvements||USD 645||USD 516|
|Clinical trials||USD 645||USD 516|
|Debates in Infection Prevention||USD 645||USD 516|
|Reviews||USD 1548||USD 1238|
* To be eligible for the society member discount the corresponding author must be a member of the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS). Elsevier reserves the right to remove or refuse the discount.
Fee waiver and discount options
IPIP automatically offer waivers or discounts to articles for which all authors are based in a country eligible for the Research4Life program. Find out more about countries eligible for an APC waiver or discount here