Member Record

The Royal Society

The Royal Society
Membership Category
Professional Publisher (Large)
Learned society
Main Address
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG
Other Office Locations
Copyright and Licensing Link
Open Biology and Royal Society Open Science:

Other journals:
Copyright and Licensing Policy
Open Biology: CC-BY
Royal Society Open Science: CC-BY
Other journals (if article is OA): CC-BY
All journals – author retains copyright
Complaint Contact Link
Complaint Policy
Publication Charge Link
Publication Charge Policy

The article processing charge for the hybrid journals is (£1700/$2380/€2040).

The article processing charge for Open Biology is (£1500/$2100/€1800).

The article processing for Royal Society Open Science is (£1200/$1680/€1140).

VAT may be applicable for these services.

Corresponding authors from member institutions receive a 25% discount to these charges.

Waiver policy:

OASPA Compliant OA Journals
OA Articles (approx. number in 12 months)
1720 in 2022
OASPA Compliant OA Books
Peer Review Process Link
Peer Review Policy
Open peer review in Royal Society Open Science, Open Biology, Proceedings A and Proceedings B :
Single-blind peer review (all other journals)
All journals apart from Open Biology ( and Royal Society Open Science ( are hybrid OA

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