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Can Emerald waiver the Article Processing Charge (APC)?
Modified on: Tue, 8 Jun, 2021 at 5:11 PM
Emerald is committed to making open access accessible and inclusive to all and support publication of research from low- or middle-income countries. This is why we invest in a waiver programme that allows authors from these countries to publish their work in our fully open access titles, either without charge or with a 50% discount.
Our fully open access titles include Emerald Open Research, the International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management and Mental Illness.
Who is eligible for an APC waiver? 
  • Corresponding authors based in countries classified by the World Bank as ‘low’ income are eligible for a full waiver.
  • Corresponding authors based in countries classified by the World Bank as ‘lower – middle’ income are eligible for a 50% waiver
Waivers will be automatically applied during the submission process.
For a list of eligible countries, go to​.
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