Publication charges


Journal of Endocrinology is committed to keeping costs to authors to a minimum. Consequently, there are no submission fees, no page charges and no charges for online-only colour figures. Other charges do apply as detailed below.


Colour figure charges


If the print version of your paper includes colour figure(s) the following charges will apply:

No of colour figures  Charge to author (excluding VAT*) 
 1  730 GBP
 2 1460 GBP
 3 1705 GBP
 4 1950 GBP
 5 2195 GBP
 6 2440 GBP
 7 2685 GBP
 8 2930 GBP

Please note the option to print in greyscale is subject to editorial approval, if the meaning of your image in unclear you will be asked to print in colour and a charge will apply.


Supplemental material publication charge

For articles submitted from 4 November 2021, Bioscientifica charges a fixed charge for publication of any supplemental material alongside the article, regardless of the number of files.
The charge is 240 GBP (excluding VAT*).


Open access

You may choose to make your article available freely available to all, without access restrictions, immediately upon publication, in return for an author-side fee. If the corresponding author is based at a not-for-profit institution that subscribes to the journal, the fee for the Open Access Option is 1500 GBP + VAT*; otherwise, it is 3000 GBP + VAT*. Full details of Bioscientifica's open access policy can be found here.


Discounts for Society members


Journal of Endocrinology is proud to collaborate with a number of international societies, and extends a variety of discounts to their membership. Please see below for details on the discounts offered to each society.
To apply for any society discount, simply quote the corresponding author’s membership number on submission and a voucher code will be issued on acceptance.
Please note free colour in print is offered where it is necessary to convey meaning. Corresponding authors must be members upon submission to qualify for this wavier.


Society for Endocrinology

Journal of Endocrinology is owned by the Society for Endocrinology. The society is delighted to offer their members a full waiver for publication fees, making it easier for you to publish in the society’s journals:

  • No colour fees
  • No supplementary data charges
  • No page charges

For further information on the benefits of Society for Endocrinology membership please visit the society website:


Endocrine Society of Australia<

Journal of Endocrinology is endorsed by the Endocrine Society of Australia. Corresponding authors who are members of this society are entitled to a 25% discount on all colour and supplementary data fees.
Members can find their member number on email correspondence from the society.

For further information on the benefits of society membership please visit the ESA website at


How to pay


Payment for colour figures, open access, supplemental data and page charges can be made by credit card or invoice via Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink service.
If author(s) are eligible for discounted publishing fees or have a discount code these cannot be used cumulatively; only one deduction will be applied per manuscript.

*Value Added Tax (VAT) will be added to transactions within the UK and Europe.