Currencies used for OA APCs

Open access article-processing charges (APCs) are all charged in the following three currencies: 

  • Great British Pound (£)
  • US Dollar (US$)
  • Euro (€)

The currency you will be charged in is solely determined by the billing country provided and cannot be changed to accommodate fluctuating exchange rates. 

For most journals, the breakdown of countries for each currency is as follows: 

  • United Kingdom: GBP (£)
  • The Americas*, Greater China** and Japan: USD (US$)
  • Rest of the world: EUR (€)

Some of our journals (mainly Springer titles) which require authors to complete the "MyPublication" process follow the below breakdown instead: 

  • United Kingdom: GBP (£)
  • The Americas*: USD (US$)
  • Rest of the world: EUR (€)

* The Americas = USA, Canada, Central America and South America
** Greater China = Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau

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