Copy requirements


All Advertising material, including any copy changes, must be received by the deadline date. Please be aware that the deadline dates are indicative and may be subject to change.

  • Image resolution must be a minimum of 300 dpi to achieve the necessary sharpness in print.
  • Full colour material should be provided in CMYK. 
  • Black and white should be provided in greyscale.
  • Bleed area if required should be 3mm.
  • All advertising material should be provided with crop marks.
  • Special and metallic colours must be agreed, and finalised prior to the deadline of the publication.
  • No text should be included within 10mm of the right and left sides of the crop marks to avoid being cut with the spine or disappear in the fold (NEW REQUIREMENT)
  • For the double page spread advert, no text should be included within 20mm of the center of the advert page (NEW REQUIREMENT)

Advertising Material to be supplied in the following formats:

Adobe PDF (portable document format) save as high resolution
EPS (encapsulated postscript) saved from Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Illustrator or Freehand etc
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) save image quality to maximum
BMP (24 bit true colour).

While we will make every effort to assist and inform you of our requirements it is the clients responsibility to provide suitable advertising material.
If you provide material that does not conform to these standards, KCI publishing can not accept responsibility for poor production quality.

Any production work undertaken on your behalf will be recharged at cost.

Large files can be uploaded to our FTP site, details on request.
Or please contact us for other delivery options.

Mechanical requirements - Please note: all measurements are height * width

Two page spread 2/1 page spread bleed
W: 426mm x H: 303mm
Full page bleed
1/1 page bleed
W: 216mm x H: 303mm
Full page
1/1 page
W: 192mm x H: 271mm
Half horizontal bleed
1/2 page horizontal bleed
W: 216mm x H: 148mm
Half horizontal
1/2 page horizontal
W: 192mm x H: 131 mm
Half vertical bleed
1/2 page vertical bleed
W: 111mm x H 303mm
Half vertical
1/2 page vertical
W: 90 mm x H: 271 mm
One third vertical
1/3 vertical
Without bleed:
W: 64mm x H 271mm
With bleed:
W 73 mm x H 303 mm
One third horizontal
1/3 horizontal
Without bleed:
W 192 mm x H 86 mm
With bleed:
W 216 mm x H 102 mm
Quarter horizontal
1/4 page horizontal
W: 192 mm x H: 70 mm W: 216 mm x 78 mm
Quarter square
1/4 page square
Without bleed:
W 90 x H 131 mm
With bleed:
W 110 x 155 mm
Send advertising material to
Mrs Alejandra Escobar Borbon
Tel: +31 575 585270