Journal Business Model


Universa Medicina has an open access policy, which means that authors and readers can enjoy the benefits of open access for free. It increases the legibility of scientific publications, both national and international, making it easier for other authors to cite the author's article. As Universa Medicina is a fully open access journal, your paper will be available to anyone, at anytime, anywhere in the world. Article Processing Charges apply for publication in this fully open access journal.

Article Processing Charge (APC)

Therefore, Authors must be responsible for paying the article processing charge (APC), which covers the fees for peer review management, journal productions, online hosting, and long-term archiving. Author(s) (except for active Member of Editors/Editorial Board (50% APC) should pay an Article Processing Charge (APC) of US$200.00 (two hundred US dollars only) or IDR 3,000,000,- (three million rupiah only) per article, once the manuscript was accepted. There is an additional charge of Rp. 500,000.00 for translating manuscripts in the Indonesian language into the English language. However, for print publication, there is a color printing charge of Rp. 400,000.00 or US$25 for each page to be printed in color.

An invoice will be sent to the Authors whose corresponding author of accepted article. Please note that the payment of APC can be proceeded by Online (PayPal) or via bank transfer which will be informed to Corresponding Author together with the payment invoice. The Editorial Office will send a payment receipt once the payment has been successfully received.

The accepted articles will not be published until the APC was paid by Author(s). The APC will be used for maintaining the DOI registration, checking the article similarity by iThenticate and the full text PDF articles production cost.

Mode of payment

Payments should be transferred to the Universa Medicina account:

Bank BNI Cabang Harmoni Account number 0487982333 a/n Ibu Pusparini.

For foreign author: Bank BNI Cabang Harmoni Swift code BNINIDJAXXX Account number 0771976530-USD Name Ibu Pusparini or via PayPal.

Bank or PayPal charges will be borne by the author. Transfer receipts should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief.

The Waiver policy

The publication fee will be waived for invited authors. Authors who are editorial board members of the Universa Medicina (Univ Med) will receive a 50% subsidy. The Journal will consider requests to waive the fee for cases of financial hardship (for high-quality manuscripts and upon acceptance for publication). Requests for waiver of the submission fee must be submitted via an individual cover letter by the corresponding author and co-signed by an appropriate institutional official to verify that no institutional or grant funds are available for the fee payment. Letters including the manuscript title and ID number should be sent to It is expected that waiver requests will be processed, and authors will be notified within three business days.