The Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal (SQUMJ) is committed to advancing medical research and knowledge by providing free and open access to high-quality scholarly articles. SQUMJ operates under a no-fee policy, ensuring that neither authors nor readers incur any charges for submission, publication, or access to its content. This model is made possible through the full funding support of our publisher, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), reflecting our dedication to fostering an inclusive academic environment and promoting the global dissemination of medical knowledge without financial barriers.

Benefits of a Free Journal to the Academic Community:

  1. Enhanced Accessibility and Equity: By eliminating publication fees, SQUMJ ensures that researchers from diverse geographical and economic backgrounds can contribute to and benefit from cutting-edge medical research, leading to a more inclusive and representative scientific discourse.
  2. Promoting Knowledge Dissemination: Open access without fees accelerates the distribution of knowledge, enabling healthcare professionals, researchers, and the general public to access the latest medical research. This fosters innovation, collaboration, and the application of new insights to improve healthcare outcomes globally.


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