Scientific Writing Help/ Scientific Editing/ Substantive Editing / Supervising 
0.10 - 0.60 euros per word.  

The prices vary a lot. The price depends on the work you wish us to do. Ask for a quote.

Example: A normal manuscript of 3 000 -5 000 words. We can start with a price of 600 - 900 euros (about 670 USD). With 900 euros, you will get a first assessment (point 1. below) and two rounds of comments and suggestions (point 2. ) and editing for clarity and readability (point 4.).

A full service pack can cost 2 000 euros, about 2 200 USD. 

Full service includes (according to your preferences):
1. Free first assessment where we give one major comment and assess how we can help you further.
You get a quote and after this, you decide if you want to continue.

2. Comments and detailed suggestions to improve
- content of the article; Introduction, Material and Methods, Discussion, Conclusions,
- structure of the article,
- presentation of the results,
- data-analyses and visualization, 
- coherence and flow of the text and
- clarity and readability of your text.

3. Unlimited rounds of commenting (we) and revising (you).
4. Editing and rewriting for clarity and readability.
5. Complete English language check (native speaker).
6. Help to
- interpret the results,
- assess whether the references are relevant,
- find relevant references,
- find the interesting aspects to discuss and
- put your paper in the context of the current research in the field.    

7. Support and advice throughout the publication process 
We help you with 
- selecting the journal,
- suggesting potential reviewers,
- journal instructions,
- formatting,
- submitting, and
- communication with the editor.

8. Help in writing the revision after reviewer comments  

Words are counted with the figures and tables but without the reference list.

In the full service pack, English editing by a native speaker is 0.02 euros per word. If you do not want English proofreading by a native speaker, you will get a reduction. We do not provide English proofreading alone, we provide proofreading only as a part of our scientific editing service. 

You can choose the services that are best suited to your needs. If you prefer to pay one round of editing at a time, that is also possible, and costs 0.06 euros per word.

Send us your manuscript.
You will get one free comment to improve your article and a quote.
Start with a 'Pre Peer-review' with constructive comments, 250 € (euros).  

We follow the Finnish and European Union (EU) taxing rules.
Prices do not include valuable income tax (VAT). 
VAT (24 %) will be added if needed. VAT is always needed in Finland. 
In most cases, VAT is not needed outside EU. To avoid VAT inside EU (SEPA), the VAT number of the university is needed for the invoice. 

Your documents and personal information will be confidential.

See also FAQS   

See free advice Blog    Guide

The service strives to help authors produce publishable articles. However, it does not guarantee acceptance for publication in any journal.
The authors bear final responsibility for the content of the article. 
In cooperation with the conference Ecology of Soil Microorganisms
Journal cover letter is included free of charge.  
Journal highlights are included free of charge. Remember to ask if you like to have them.
Article submission
and communication with the editor throughout the publishing process.
200 euros per article 
Writing responses to reviewer comments
and help in modifying the text accordingly.
50 euros per response 
Pre peer-review
with constructive comments and a cover letter. 
250 euros per article. (See the expertise) 
Literature search
to find and select relevant references.
50 euros per 5 references
Writing an article
based on your thesis or the first article draft.
1000 - 2000 euros per 1000 words. 
Visualization and data-analyses
50 euros per hour. 
You can liaise with us until you are satisfied with the manuscript and ready to submit it for publication. 
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