Article Processing Charges
As an open access title, publishing an article in this journal requires an article processing charge (APC) that will be billed to the submitting author following acceptance. Apart from this article processing charge there are no other fees (for example submission charges, page charges, or color charges).
The article processing charge for the journal is $2175.
Value Added Tax
Hindawi Limited is based in the United Kingdom and must charge a 20% Value Added Tax (VAT) on qualifying transactions. Where applicable, the VAT will be in addition to the APC fees indicated above. UK VAT applies when we supply services to individuals or organizations based in the UK or to non-VAT registered individuals or organizations within the EU. Transactions with VAT-registered individuals or organizations based outside the UK but within the EU are outside the scope of UK VAT. All transactions with customers outside of the EU are also outside the scope of UK VAT.
tbj - Refund policy
Once an article has been accepted for publication, an article processing charge is due. The submitting author assumes responsibility for the article processing charge, and Hindawi will not issue refunds of any kind.
Hindawi operates a transparent waiver policy to help support researchers who are unable to meet some or all of the costs associated with publishing open access.