Open Access

Open Access is a publishing model that provides immediate, subscription-free access to the full text of published articles. Moreover, authors who publish in Open Access journals retain the copyright of their article. All articles published by Population Medicine are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. To ensure digital preservation for the future, our electronic publications are archived with Portico, as for all publications of EUEP.
Population Medicine is an open-access journal which means that all 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.

Copyright - Non Commercial
Authors submitting their work to Population Medicine retain the copyright of their work under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC-BY-NC 4.0) (, without any Article Processing Charges.

Copyright - For Commercial use
Authors affiliated with an industry (i.e. Pharmaceutical industry) submitting their work to Population Medicine are able to retain the copyright of their work for commercial purposes under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND) license ( this commercial Article Processing Charge of 1950 Euros (plus applicable VAT) is applied.

Article Processing Charges
In the Open Access model, publication costs are usually covered by the author’s institution or research funds. These Open Access charges replace subscription charges and allow the publishers to make the published material freely available to all interested online readers. Population Medicine does not have open access charges for 2020 for non-commercial research. Industries wishing to have their article published under a commercial license must pay a commercial publication fee of 1950E (plus VAT were applicable).

Download statistics
The journal provides download statistics for each article published. These can be seen from the "stats" download tab next to each article. These refer to direct downloads from the journal website and does not indicate accesses from other websites or databases.