As part of this process, we are working to eliminate dual dipping (open access content charges, which are covered by authors, their funders or open access agreements). No changes for other categories (Long Stay National Visa, French Overseas Territories, EU Agreement). EDP Sciences participates in transformation agreements with the following institutions and consortia. Please check the websites below to confirm if your institution and newspaper are covered by a transformative agreement. EDP Sciences has signed a German national APC agreement with the Technical Information Library (TIB). If you are an associate author at German academic institutions, including universities and research institutes, you can publish in fully open or hybrid journals published by EDP Sciences at an APC price reduced to 20%. Please contact your newspaper`s production office. If you are the corresponding author of an institution or consortium with which EDP Sciences has a transformative agreement and your journal is included in the agreement, you are allowed to publish your article free of charge in open access, whether the journal is fully open or not. You should receive a voucher when you accept your item. If you have not received your coupon, please contact your newspaper`s production office. Once you have confirmed that you need a visa, you can complete your application on our online portal.

You are invited to create a France Visas account that you will need for each step of the process. EDP Sciences has signed an APC agreement with the National Science Library CAS (NSLC), the research library service system of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Under this agreement, if you are a corresponding author linked to one of the eligible CAS institutes, you can publish in fully open or hybrid journals published by EDP Sciences at an APC price reduced to 20%. Please contact your newspaper`s production office. From January 2019, a number of our magazines will either be fully open or included in transformation agreements with institutions and consortia that help us in our transition to full open access, see the current list below. EDP Sciences is actively committed to integrating additional journals and institutions into existing transformation agreements and negotiating other agreements. Users are therefore invited to submit their visa applications in a timely manner before the departure date. The cost of electronically publishing a document with the PDF ranges from 1200 to 1500 euros.

The breakdown of a journal`s publication costs is presented below. Please note that discrepancies in this cost structure may depend on the size of the journal (number of pages published), the business model (open access, subscription…), the editorial system used, the type of services provided to the journal (including services provided by third parties such as ORCID, Publons, iThenticate, COPE, etc.).