A book or chapter processing charge (BPC/CPC) covers all the costs of commissioning, copyediting and proofreading, production, dissemination and promotion of our authors’ work, including online hosting and indexing. 

For information on pricing for open access books and chapters published by Springer, Palgrave Macmillan and Apress, see our table below. 

Type

€ EUR

$ USD

£ GBP

Monographs and edited collections (up to 400 pages)

13,000

15,000

11,000

Proceedings (up to 400 pages)

11,050

12,750

9,350

Springer Briefs and Palgrave Pivots (mid-length format)

7,000

8,000

6,000

Chapters in non-open access books (up to 40 pages)

2,170

2,750

1,870

VAT/local taxes are added where applicable. 

For other book types such as books longer than 400 pages, textbooks or reference works, please get in touch with a commissioning editor (Springer ¦ Palgrave Macmillan ¦ Apress). 

Our default licence is CC BY 4.0; other licence types are available on request.

Print copies are available for purchase at a reduced price.

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