Article Processing Charge (APC)

What is an APC and what are authors paying for?

As costs are involved in every stage of the publication process, from administrating peer review to copy-editing and hosting the final article on dedicated servers, authors are asked to pay an article processing charge (APC) in order for their article to be published open access (OA) under a Creative Commons licence (see OA details here).

The Article Processing Charge (APC) for Authors: 100 euro per manuscript in 2020.

The Hungarian Agricultural Engineering journal offers APC waivers and discounts for papers published in our fully open access journals whose corresponding authors are based in the world’s lowest income countries as defined by the World Bank. See here for further information.

Payment details

You can pay the APC by bank transfer directly to the publisher of the Journal. The details of the bank account and the transfer properties will send to the Corresponding Author after the acceptance decision.
The Editorial Board prepare an official invoice after all accepted manuscript. The invoice will send to the Corresponding Author and recieve the APC (at late 20 days after the acceptance decision).

Electronic reprints (pdf)

The article will upload to ‘Online first’ page (without DOI number) after the acceptance. The Journal publish two issues per year and the accepted (online first) articles will publish in the upcoming issue.

Every Authors could download the accepted article from the homepage of the Journal. Shortly after the acceptance from the ‘Online first’ page, after publishing from the ‘Current Issue’ page. Additionally, if the Authors ask, the Editorial Board will send an electronic reprints in pdf format free of charge by e-mail.


Reprint hardcopies may be ordered at the Authors’ expense when sending back the proofs to the Editorial Office. If you would like to order a hardcopy of the Journal Issue, please write an e-mail with postage details to Dr. Csaba Fogarassy – Managing Editor (
The fee for prepare and posting: 10 euro / one hardcopy.