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Article-processing charges (APC) in 2023

Official APC for the Journal of Intensive Care in 2023:  £1890.00/$2490.00/€2090.00

In 2023, the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine covers 50% of the APC to support authors.  

Discounted APC for authors in 2023: £756.00/$996.00/€836.
All authors are eligible for this discount and can request during the post acceptance process. Please select 'Shared support' on Journal partner page and receive verification by the society. 

*those authors who were offered full APC coverage by the editor (forinvited/solicited contribution), please select 'Prepay for invited papers'. 

**for those who can't afford discounted APC should request discretional waiver during manuscript submission process.

Please refer to this information for the post acceptance process.

Article-processing charges

Open-access publishing is not without costs. Journal of Intensive Care therefore levies an article-processing charge of £1890.00/$2490.00/€2090.00 for each article accepted for publication, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable. The APC is determined at the date of acceptance.

If the corresponding author's institution participates in our open access membership program, some or all of the publication cost may be covered (more details available on the membership page). We routinely waive charges for authors from low-income countries. For other countries, article-processing charge waivers or discounts are granted on a case-by-case basis to authors with insufficient funds. Authors can request a waiver or discount during the submission process. For further details, see our article-processing charge page.

Visit Springer Nature’s open access funding & support services for information about research funders and institutions that provide funding for APCs.

Springer Nature offers agreements that enable institutions to cover open-access publishing costs. Learn more about our open access agreements to check your eligibility and discover whether this journal is included.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    7.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    5.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.652 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.452 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    4 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    61 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
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