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Open access publishing is not without costs. Language Testing in Asia therefore levies an article-processing charge of £695/$1085/€885 for each article accepted for publication. If the corresponding author's institution participates in our open access membership program, some or all of the publication cost may be covered (more details available on the membership page). We routinely waive charges for authors from low-income countries. For other countries, article-processing charge waivers or discounts are granted on a case-by-case basis to authors with insufficient funds. Authors can request a waiver or discount during the submission process. For further details, see our article-processing charge page.
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Annual Journal Metrics
41 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
37 days to first decision for all manuscripts
86 days from submission to acceptance
35 days from acceptance to publication
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- ISSN: 2229-0443 (electronic)