Pricing plans

ARPHA's transparent cost structure offers a variety of pricing models and operational plans to match a wide range of budgets and technological requirements.

ARPHA offers a 50% discount on the technical setup and annual fees for all contracts signed before the end of 2020!

High-level groups of Tools & services
Lite
Basic
Advanced
Premium
Submission, peer review & production management platform
 
Publishing & hosting platform
Indexing, archiving & distribution platform
Copy editing, typesetting & proofreading
 
 
 
PDF publishing
HTML & full-text XML publishing
 
 
Preprints (optional)
 
Journal promotion package
 
 

For detailed description of the platform, services & prices please look at the table below.

PROMO PLANS FOR JOURNALS SIGNING IN MAY-DECEMBER 2020
Lite
Basic
Advanced
Premium
End-to-end, full-featured, journal publishing platform  
(1) submission 
 
(2) peer review and editorial management 
 
(3) production management 
 
(4) publishing and hosting 
(5) indexing & archiving 
(6) distribution & dissemination 
(7) usage  and management statistics 
Services  
DOI registration & online publication
XML conversion of article metadata
Metadata export in 12+ machine-readable formats
Publication in PDF
Special issues & article collections
One-stop API end-point for automated indexing & archiving in 40+ international databases
Article sharing & distribution tool
Email alert subscription tool
Post-publication comments & reviews
Article download & citation count tool
Basic technical support & online handbook
White-label publishing model (under own logo and imprint)
Bilingual platform & journal's website (ON SPECIAL ORDER)
Print-on-demand of article reprints or journal issues (OPTIONAL)
Training for the editors on how to start working with the platform (4 hours)
iThenthicate plagiarism checking tool
 
Data publishing, DOI & metadata for supplementary data files
 
Full-text, long-term archiving in international repositories
 
Altmetrics, Dimensions, Publons & ScienceOpen integration
 
Custom domain name
 
Consultancy & support in journal indexing & archiving in 30+ international databases
 
Consultancy & support in journal marketing & promotion
 
 
APC collecting & accounting (OPTIONAL)
 
 
Copy editing by native English speakers
 
 
 
Typesetting & proofreading to final PDF
 
 
 
Full-text conversion, semantic enrichment & publication in HTML, JATS XML and PDF
 
 
 
Full-text XML harvesting and text mining via API
 
 
Text annotation via hypothes.is
 
 
 
Assignment of DOIs to each individual image (optional)
 
 
  
Sub-article-level usage metrics (for separate figures, tables & supplementary materials)
 
 
 
Journal promotion package (2 PR  campaigns per year, support in social media promotion, journal flyer)
 
 
Extensive marketing & promotional support (4 PR campaigns per year, social media maintenance, marketing collateral, journal presentation slides, journal Media centre)
 
 
  
Annual report & recommendations on journal's performance, promotion, and management
 
 
Semi-annual report & recommendations on journal's performance, promotion, and management
 
 
 
ONE-TIME SETUP FEE €
Website & platform standard technical setup 1
2,000 € 1,000
3,000 € 1,500
3,000 € 1,500
3,000 € 1,500
Individual journal web design (website, logo, article layout, cover, social media profiles, etc.) (OPTIONAL)
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RUNNING COSTS €
Annual fee (license, hosting, technical maintenance & support) 1
2,000 € 1,000
3,000 € 1,500
3,000 € 1,500
3,000 € 1,500
Manuscript Submission Charge
0
0
0
0
Article Processing Charge 2
€ 30
100 € 80
300 € 250
500 € 450
EXAMPLES OF TOTAL YEARLY COSTS PER JOURNAL (with APCs included)
2 issues, 20 articles per year
€ 1,600
3,500 € 3,100
7,500 € 6,500
11,500 € 10,500
4 issues, 40 articles per year
€ 2,200
5,500 € 4,700
13,500 € 11,500
21,500 € 19,500

Feel free to ask for a quote and learn more about ARPHA's business plans for academic journals, as well as for open access books and conference outputs through the form below.

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