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PeerJ is an award-winning peer-reviewed
Biological and Health sciences journal
with an Editorial Board of 1,100+ world-class academics,
including five Nobel Laureates.

PeerJ Computer Science is our new CS journal
with an Editorial Board that is 300+ strong.
We're working towards the same goal.
Bringing down the paywalls and submission fees
crushing academic budgets.

PeerJ Institutional Plan

Because all of our articles are Open Access,

the PeerJ Institutional Plan is focussed on providing

easy-to-use, cost-efficient publishing for your faculty.

  • No annual fees or maintenance costs
  • Plans starting from $5,000
  • Simple, transparent, pre-paid
  • Easy-to-use centralized management
  • Open access and fully indexed
  • Institutional rate APC (article processing charge)

A few of our satisfied Institutional Plan holders:

Columbia University, Cornell University, Duke University, Harvard University, Imperial College London, Johns Hopkins, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, UCLA, University College London (UCL), University of Cambridge, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Toronto, University of Washington, Yale University, Arizona State University, Carnegie Mellon University, Colorado State University, Durham University, Emory University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Lund University, Max Planck Society, Memorial University of Newfoundland, MIT, Nottingham University, Oregon State University, Princeton University, Queen Mary University of London, Queensland University of Technology, Radboud University, Royal Veterinary College, Texas A&M, The Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Trinity University, TU Delft, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, University of Amsterdam, University of Arizona, University of Bath, University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, University of Glasgow, University of Groningen, University of Helsinki, University of Hull, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Manchester, University of Manitoba, University of New Mexico, University of Ottawa, University of Pittsburgh, University of Reading, University of St Andrews, University of Stirling, University of Sussex, University of Tennessee, University of Tokyo, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Virginia Tech

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How we're different

Other Journals

  • Expensive institutional subscriptions
  • $1,300-5,000 APC charges
  • Hard to use, painful publishing workflow
  • Slow time to publication
  • No information on usage, reach or impact
  • Hidden peer-review history


  • Free and Open Access
  • Institutional rate APC
  • "The PeerJ submission interface has the look and feel of a smart-phone app"
  • Median time to first decision of just 25 days
  • Transparent and open
  • Full usage data and article level metrics
  • All reviews of published articles are published.