Open Access and Article Processing Charge (APC)
All articles published in Scientia Pharmaceutica (ISSN 2218-0532) are published in full open access. In order to provide free access to readers, and to cover the costs of peer review, copyediting, typesetting, long-term archiving, and journal management, an article processing charge (APC) of 850 CHF (Swiss Francs) applies to papers accepted after peer review. In addition to Swiss Francs (CHF), we also accept payment in Euros (EUR), US Dollars (USD), British Pound Sterling (GBP) or Japanese Yen (JPY).
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