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Article-processing charges

Open-access publishing is not without costs. Innovation and Education therefore levies an article-processing charge of 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‚Äôs 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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Throughout the year 2020, publication costs for Innovation and Education are covered by KNUE - Korea National University of Education so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge. In order to get the article processing charge (APC) paid via KNUE, authors need to contact rpdept@knue.ac.kr before submitting their manuscripts. 

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