Journal Policies / Fees and charges

The journal is owned by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VILNIUS TECH ) who supports the journal and the publishing operation of VILNIUS TECH Press.

However, the majority of the cost of publication is funded by Article Publication Charges (APCs) paid by authors or their institutes. These are levied for JBEM journal and cover the costs of publication to allow for articles to be made freely available Open Access to all readers, anywhere in the world. 

APC for the journal is 60 Eur / per page net. This charge includes all costs of the review process, systems, typesetting, web publication and long-term archiving. Please note, that the price is calculated according to number of pages of the final journal paper. It might have more pages than submitted manuscript.


Special note regarding Sales Tax and VAT for authors

Article processing charges (APCs) are subject to VAT at the standard Lithuanian VAT rate of 21%.

According to the laws of Lithuania, the tax must be included for payers who are natural persons and only institutions can have it excluded (for European Union countries only). For institutions paying the APCs, they can be transferred directly to VILNIUS TECH, excluding the VAT from the sum.

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