Article processing charges

Communications Biology is an open access journal. To publish in Communications Biology, authors are required to pay an article processing charge (APC).

The APC for all published papers is as follows, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable:

£2170 (UK)
$3170 (The Americas, China and Japan)
€2570 (Europe and rest of the world)

Visit our open research site for further information about Communications Biology APCs and APC payment FAQs.

Open access funding

Nature Research offers an APC support service to make it easier for authors to discover and apply for open access funding.  To learn more please visit our open research site.

APC waiver policy

Please visit our open research site to learn more about our waiver policy, and how to make an application.