Episciences is a complete journal editing and publishing platform combined with an editorial support service.

Creation of a personalised site for the journal

  • Creation and hosting of a website dedicated to the journal. Each journal has its own URL and subdomain;
  • Configuration of the space according to the editorial policy of the journal;
  • Proposal of an dedicated graphic design and creation of a header;
  • Attribution of DOI.

Technical support

Episciences offers daily support in the use of the software:

  • Bilingual English/French documentation, evolving as the platform evolves;
  • training, by video, on request of the editorial teams, on a specific point or on the general functioning of the platform;
  • technical support by e-mail;
  • bug reporting service via GitHub.


Specific technical support is offered by Inria and the Institut Fourier within the framework of the epIAM and epiMaths committees for the journals supported by these institutions.

Help with the publication and distribution of the journal

  • ISSN request;
  • Assistance in the choice of Creative Commons licences;
  • Assistance in drawing up a copyright assignment contract;
  • Editorial advice, information on open access publishing requirements (FAIR criteria);
  • Advice and assistance in applying for institutional support (InSHS campaign);
  • Linking with service providers for copy-editing.


Episciences takes care of the procedures for indexing overlay journals in the reference databases of each discipline and in interdisciplinary databases, in particular: