IWA Publishing free open access publishing

No APCs for authors when publishing in a fully open access journal

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IWA Publishing free open access publishing


Fully open access
Earth Sciences
31 Dec 2026

EIFL has negotiated a free read & publish agreement with IWA Publishing - the  publishing arm of the International Water Association. This means that corresponding authors from eligible EIFL partner countries will not have to pay any Article Processing Charges (APCs) when they publish an article open access in one of 15 IWA fully Open Access journals. 

The agreement is valid for IWA Publishing fully open access titles. 

Below are the agreed terms: 

  • No Article Processing Charges fees for corresponding authors from: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Congo (DR), Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Corresponding Authors from Eligible Countries shall be automatically recognized when submitting their article to an IWA Publishing Journal and shall be offered the applicable APC waiver.

You can view the title list here and browse it by subject. The current list was confirmed on January 2024.

Water, wastewater and related environmental fields

Click on your country below to get the list of all the journals that EIFL has negotiated open access publishing terms for. You can browse the list by subject, impact factor, and publisher.

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Botswana, China, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, North Macedonia, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Contact us if you have questions Licensing Programme Manager Lorraine Estelle: lorraine.estelle@eifl.net