Journal Business Model

Forum Geografi is free open access (OA) international journal for promoting accessibility and using throughout the world, serving the professional and scientific community, as well as the wider community. Because there are no fees charged for access, Forum Geografi offsets the cost of publication (including the costs of peer review management, journal production, online hosting, and long-term archiving) by charging article processing charges (APC) to authors, institutions, or funders for each published article

Article Submission Charge (ASC)

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD/IDR)

Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Processing Charge (APC)

Article Publication: 3000000.00 (IDR) or 300 (USD, for international authors)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs. An additional 500,000 IDR or 50 USD will be asked for proofreading services if needed.

The journal charges the article publication fee for supporting the cost of wide-open access dissemination of research results, managing the various costs associated with handling and editing of the submitted manuscripts, and the Journal management and publication in general, the authors or the author's institution is requested to pay a publication fee for each article accepted. If the manuscript is not accepted, the author does not pay any fee and may send the manuscript to any other journals.

APC Waiver Policy

Starting in 2020, the journal waives the article processing charge (APC) for the following condition:

  1. The manuscript with authors from at least two countries (50%) 
  2. Authors with h-index Scopus or Wos >=10 (50%) 
  3. Authors from low-income countries (50%)
  4. Active reviewer (50%) , it should be proved with certificates. 

Above discounts are selectable and cannot be accumulated. Author(s) should apply for a publication fee waiver by filling in the comments for the editor simultaneously with the manuscript submission