About Potential Article Processing Charges

Learn about potential article processing charges (APCs) associated with publishing your article. Although there is no cost for publishing with IEEE, you may wish to take advantage of some of our fee-based offerings listed below.

Open access

Your research funder may require that you publish open access, or you may simply want to maximize your audience by making your article freely available to read. Learn more about our open access article processing charges and our open access publishing agreement. Note that only one IEEE magazine, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, offers open access at this time.

Page length

Many IEEE magazines limit the number of pages per article. In some cases, you may choose to exceed the page limit by paying overlength article charges, which vary according to the magazine. If you choose to exceed the page limit, you will receive an invoice before article publication.

A note about COVID-19

Since many universities and institutions are operating with limited staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IEEE recognizes that there may be delays in APC payments. Unless prompted to seek funding approval, you will be able to pay your APCs by credit card or by invoice to signal payment is intended as staff or funding is available.

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Open Access Article Processing Charges

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