Publication fees

Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care is an open access journal making academic research in primary care freely available online for research and clinical communities.

Publication in the SJPHC requires payment of a fee. The standard article publishing charge is EUR 1,595 for 2023. For shorter articles accepted for publication (such as Discussion, Analysis Papers and Short Papers) for non-members, there will be a publication fee of EUR 820.

If the first author of an article is a fully accredited member of one of the Nordic societies for general practice (Dansk Selskab for Almen Medicin, Félag islenska heimilislækna, Norsk forening for allmenmedisin, Suomen yleislääketieteen yhdistys SYLY or Svensk Förening för allmänmedicin), they will be eligible to receive a 30% discount to the article processing charge for publishing their work (this is EUR 1,117 for 2023 for research articles). 


Discount if the first author is a member of the Nordic colleges

All members of the Nordic Federation of General Practice (NFGP) are entitled to a 30% discount on the APC to publish in Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. The discount can be given, if the first author of the paper is an individual member of one of the Nordic societies for general practice, ie Dansk Selskab for Almen Medicin, Félag islenska heimilislaekna, Norsk forening for allmenmedisin, Suomen yleislääketieteen yhdistys SYLY, Sveksk Förening for allmänmedicin.

The member discount code for 2023 is NFGP-IPRI-2023. This code is valid for use on all submissions made until 
31st December 2023. 

The discount code should be input on submission and all submissions to the journal should be made through the journal’s online submissions portal. During the submission process, you will be prompted to add the discount code when completing the Charges section. Input the member discount code into this section and click ‘Apply Discount’ to have the 30% APC discount applied.

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