Publication fees

Publication fee

The standard research article Article Processing Charge (APC) is EURO 1,650. For Case reports the APC is EURO 825. Depending on your location these charges may be subject to local taxes. This APC concerns only accepted and published articles, there are no submission fees or fees for rejected manuscripts.

NOTE: There is no APC when 1st author and last authors are members of an orthopaedic association representing a Nordic Orthopaedic Federation (NOF) country. The authors should also be affiliated to an institution in one of these countries.

NOTE: Acta Orthopaedica follows the HINARI/Research4Life waiver policy for developing countries.

Attention authors in Sweden: Publish for free through our agreement with Bibsam 

Authors in Sweden affiliated with the institutions listed below may be eligible to publish open access in Acta Orthopaedica at no cost to the authors. Medical Journals Sweden has reached an Open Access agreement with Bibsam which is designed to simplify the publication process for all parties. The agreement allows you to publish accepted articles at no cost to the authors, with no limitation on frequency, by means of an institutional pre-payment agreement for articles. Eligible institutions include:

  • University of Gothenburg
  • Karolinska Institute
  • Linköping University
  • Uppsala University
  • Örebro University
  • Mälardalen University

This agreement comes into effect as from January 1st 2023, and covers all articles with an acceptance date past this date. To be eligible you need to:

  • be affiliated with a participating Bibsam institution listed above
  • be the corresponding author for the manuscript
  • conduct the research mainly at the affiliated institution
  • use your institutional domain email for submission and publication
  • inform the editorial office of your eligibility upon submission of your manuscript by indicating this in the “Comments to the Editor” field.

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