According to the decision made dated December 25, 2019, Authors residing in Iran needed to pay a fee for review (1,500,000 Iranian Rials ) and publication (3,500,000 Iranian Rials) of their articles from the beginning of 2020 onwards.
Journal of Optimization in Industrial Engineering (JOIE) published by Qazvin Islamic Azad University (located in Iran) is scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, semi-annually, and fully refereed journal with a primary objective to provide the academic community and industry with the submission of new ideas, the state of the art research results and fundamental advances in all aspects of industrial engineering. The policy of peer-review is Double-blinded, review process. The journal welcomes all research papers from all over the world in the field of optimization. The editorial board members are from diverse countries of the world. The journal tries to expedite the review process of received papers. JOIE is promised to publish papers that are of enough conformity with the stated aims & scope. JOIE is continuously trying to improve its publication processes with respect to the international standards of journals.