Page Charges Sponsorship for Journal Publication


To provide financial sponsorship of Page Charges for Journal Publication** publish in all SCOPUS/WoS/MyCite. The sponsorship will encourage MMU researchers/authors to enhance their research by producing quality output and publications. Such quality publications will drive citation, improve collaborations and university rankings and rating.


1) Any authors who have research grants should first utilize their grant allocation to pay for the page charge. Combining payment from grant and MMU sponsorship is possible.

2) The approval for the payment of page charges using internal budget shall be given based on the following criteria.

Indexing Sponsorship
WoS / Scopus 100%
MyCite Up to RM500
3) Sponsorship of Page Charges for Journal Publication using MMU Funds will only be considered for the following criteria :
a) Payment of page charges for journal publication will only be considered if the corresponding author or the first author is from MMU..
b) If the first author is not from MMU, the sponsorship will be partial, pro-rated according to the number of authors from MMU.
c) Sponsorship will be based on reimbursement only.
4) Payment for Article Processing Charge/Fee (payment upon submission of journal papers with no guarantee of publication) are not covered except with special approval from RMC Director.
5) Academics are advised to be aware of predatory journals which are highlighted in RICE / Library website. RMC has the right to deny sponsorship of page charge to such journals.

6) Prior Public Disclosure Approval for journal publication is compulsory.

Applications should be submitted through RMS ( by staff only.

For more information,

** Please refer to the latest MMU Journal Databse in List of Memo webpage. Kindly refer to MMU Journal Database category dated 19 Aug 2015.

Last Updated : 16 November 2021