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Open Access at the RSC

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Open Access at the RSC


Fees for RSC Open Access are dependent on the article type published: 

Communications1000 (+ VAT if applicable)
Primary Paper1600 (+ VAT if applicable)
Review2500 (+ VAT if applicable)
Technical Notes1000 (+ VAT if applicable)

A 15% discount will be applied to fees for corresponding authors who are either:
  • RSC members or
  • Member of a society which owns or co-owns the journal in which they are publishing (e.g. members of owner societies publishing in PPS  or PCCP), or
  • Whose institutions subscribe to RSC Gold, Package A and the Core Chemistry Collection.