Fee Waiver Policy
The Dialogue, provides instant open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public, contributes a greater global knowledge exchange. Full-text access to scientific articles of the journal is presented on the official website in the Archive section.
The Dialogue is an open access journal, which means all its content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author as long as they cite the source. The journal is licensed by Creative Commons under CC BY-SA 4. This license lets others remix, adapt, and build upon our work even for commercial purposes, along as they credit us and license their new creations under the identical terms.
Moreover, “The Dialogue” charges a modest publication fee to authors that is based on a sliding scale, providing reduced rates, from 50% to 100% fee waiver off for foreign authors and Qurtuba University faculty members.
For Qurtuba University Faculty:
Articles from Qurtuba University faculty members will be published free of any charges once a year for the same faculty member.
For Foreign Scholars:
Foreign scholars will be given a 50 to 100% waiver on the total publication charges for one manuscript if it is submitted as first author.
The Dialogue reserve the right to approve or reject any waiver application. Waiver decision will be communicated to the corresponding author within one week after the request is received.
Waiver applications should be submitted before submitting the manuscript online to the respective journals.
Please include the below details when requesting a fee waiver:
Name of the author and co-authors
Name and address of Institution
Reasons for requesting a fee waiver