SNSF reports 2022 APC expenditures

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has provided its APC data for the 2022 period.

Within the framework of the SNSF’s OA policy, grantees are required to publish the results of their research in the form of Open Access publications. APC data on those publications is kindly made available to OpenAPC.

Contact Person for the SNSF is Julius Mattern.

Cost data

The new data set provided by the SNSF covers publication fees for 1,174 articles.

In total, the SNSF paid for 1,174 articles in 2022, with an aggreagted expenditure of 3,006,905€ and an average fee of 2,561€.

The following table provides an overview of all 2022 data:

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 269 857781 3189
Frontiers Media SA 256 676516 2643
MDPI AG 147 254433 1731
Elsevier BV 81 238452 2944
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 60 147830 2464
Copernicus GmbH 54 99847 1849
Wiley-Blackwell 34 88111 2591
Oxford University Press (OUP) 32 82471 2577
AAAS 31 117039 3775
American Chemical Society (ACS) 25 86547 3462
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 23 62074 2699
BMJ 20 46155 2308
American Society for Microbiology 11 21675 1970
JMIR Publications Inc. 10 24855 2486
Optica Publishing Group 10 18265 1826
SAGE Publications 9 10236 1137
American Physical Society (APS) 8 21566 2696
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 7 12514 1788
Informa UK Limited 7 9178 1311
American Astronomical Society 6 7540 1257
European Respiratory Society (ERS) 5 2343 469
The Royal Society 5 7200 1440
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 5 6947 1389
ARVO 4 7073 1768
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 4 8535 2134
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 4 3213 803
American Medical Association (AMA) 3 8747 2916
American Meteorological Society 3 11183 3728
British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery 3 3790 1263
MIT Press - Journals 3 4200 1400
PeerJ 3 3702 1234
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 3 3345 1115
American Society for Clinical Investigation 2 8825 4412
In&Sight 2 1039 519
Life Science Alliance, LLC 2 6078 3039
Microbiology Society 2 4704 2352
Verein zur Forderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften 2 920 460
Aging and Disease 1 2844 2844
AIP Publishing 1 2712 2712
Akademiai Kiado Zrt. 1 832 832
American Society of Hematology 1 2853 2853
Canadian Center of Science and Education 1 406 406
Cogitatio 1 1036 1036
F1000 Research, Ltd. 1 1247 1247
Ferrata Storti Foundation (Haematologica) 1 1955 1955
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 1 1191 1191
IOP Publishing 1 1925 1925
Istituto Italiano di Antropologia 1 466 466
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 3182 3182
Pensoft Publishers 1 660 660
Polska Akademia Nauk Instytut Paleobiologii (Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences) 1 460 460
S. Karger AG 1 1523 1523
Scientific Societies 1 2733 2733
Society for Neuroscience 1 3016 3016
SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng 1 1215 1215
The Company of Biologists 1 1720 1720

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the SNSF now looks as follows:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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Couperin.org provides 2021 APC expenditures for INRAE

The Couperin consortium collects data on APC expenditures from universities and other research institutions in France.

APC expenditures for INRAE (Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement) in 2021 have now been made available to OpenAPC.

Contact Persons for Couperin are Valerie Larroque and Sandrine Malotaux.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 498 articles published in 2021. Total expenditure amounts to 923 699€ and the average fee is 1 855€.

The following table provides an overview of the new data:

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 118 163048 1382
Frontiers Media SA 83 185551 2236
Springer Nature 77 152946 1986
Elsevier BV 71 119192 1679
Wiley-Blackwell 37 84652 2288
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 20 33477 1674
Oxford University Press (OUP) 19 50385 2652
American Society for Microbiology 13 24729 1902
Copernicus GmbH 13 22015 1693
American Dairy Science Association 7 9329 1333
Informa UK Limited 5 13617 2723
American Chemical Society (ACS) 3 7838 2613
IOP Publishing 3 6385 2128
Pensoft Publishers 3 3379 1126
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 3 8167 2722
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2 2772 1386
The Royal Society 2 3260 1630
Aging and Disease 1 815 815
American Society for Enology and Viticulture 1 854 854
American Society for Nutrition 1 4760 4760
American Thoracic Society 1 2764 2764
BMJ 1 3009 3009
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1397 1397
CSIRO Publishing 1 2500 2500
F1000 Research, Ltd. 1 1001 1001
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 785 785
IGI Global 1 829 829
Institute of Mathematical Statistics 1 592 592
Inter-Research Science Center 1 1800 1800
Juniper Publishers 1 1498 1498
Microbiology Society 1 2007 2007
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 2916 2916
PeerJ 1 1053 1053
Scientific Societies 1 1078 1078
The Endocrine Society 1 2200 2200
Wageningen Academic Publishers 1 1100 1100

Overview

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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CSC updates collected APC data for several Finnish institutions

The CSC – IT Center for Science has updated its data, providing more APC data for Finnish HEIs.

The CSC is a non-profit government enterprise which provides IT support and services to Finnish academia and research institutes. It operates VIRTA, a centralized service tasked with collecting publication data from HEIs. VIRTA may also optionally collect cost data on OA publishing (APCs and BPCs), this data is made available to OpenAPC where permission was granted by the data providers.

Contact Person for the CSC is Ville Hämäläinen.

Cost data

The updated data set provided by the CSC covers publication fees for 1,776 articles published between 2017 and 2023, replacing the previous CSC data. Total expenditure amounts to 3,050,588€ and the average fee is 1,718€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 528 761670 1443
Elsevier BV 325 469634 1445
Springer Nature 155 331280 2137
Frontiers Media SA 117 241995 2068
IEEE 96 154364 1608
Informa UK Limited 66 154726 2344
Wiley-Blackwell 54 155156 2873
IOP Publishing 39 76148 1953
American Physical Society (APS) 38 75542 1988
Oxford University Press (OUP) 29 78317 2701
AIP Publishing 24 57545 2398
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 22 35709 1623
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 19 18332 965
BioResources 18 23180 1288
JMIR Publications Inc. 17 36872 2169
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 16 18540 1159
SAGE Publications 15 26736 1782
AAAS 14 44455 3175
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) 14 31687 2263
American Chemical Society (ACS) 11 25539 2322
Finnish Society of Forest Science 10 8000 800
Optica Publishing Group 10 18396 1840
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 9 22025 2447
Copernicus GmbH 9 14135 1571
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 8 8398 1050
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 7 11305 1615
Audio Engineering Society 6 5878 980
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 4 13555 3389
The Royal Society 4 6630 1658
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 3 5003 1668
Det Kgl. Bibliotek/Royal Danish Library 3 1050 350
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 3 8577 2859
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 3 5956 1985
Intellect 3 3357 1119
IOS Press 3 1500 500
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. 3 1181 394
Virtus Interpress 3 1650 550
American Physiological Society 2 3710 1855
American Society for Microbiology 2 3556 1778
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2 3369 1684
Canadian Science Publishing 2 5800 2900
Institute of Mathematical Statistics 2 1115 558
International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) 2 740 370
IWA Publishing 2 3230 1615
MIS Quarterly 2 4754 2377
Optical Society of America (OSA) 2 3555 1778
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 2 1007 504
American Astronomical Society 1 4478 4478
American Dairy Science Association 1 1560 1560
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 1 1220 1220
American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) 1 692 692
American Speech Language Hearing Association 1 1812 1812
AOSIS 1 742 742
ASME International 1 2576 2576
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 1 1617 1617
ASTES Journal 1 350 350
Austin Publishing Group 1 1046 1046
BMJ 1 2728 2728
Computers, Materials and Continua (Tech Science Press) 1 1190 1190
Consulting and Training Center Key 1 100 100
De Gruyter 1 1190 1190
e-Century Publishing Corporation 1 1718 1718
EARLI 1 200 200
Edinburgh University Press 1 1110 1110
EDP Sciences 1 400 400
Emerald 1 2648 2648
Equinox Publishing 1 1841 1841
European Optical Society 1 1605 1605
Forest Products Society 1 1500 1500
Future Science, LTD 1 1509 1509
Human Kinetics 1 2000 2000
IGI Global 1 2300 2300
Inderscience Publishers 1 2471 2471
Informing Science Institute 1 66 66
Inter-Research Science Center 1 2232 2232
International Journal of Technology 1 480 480
International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) 1 600 600
JVE International Ltd. 1 500 500
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 1 2777 2777
MyJove Corporation 1 3751 3751
NATL TAIWAN UNIV SCI & TECHNOL 1 843 843
North American Business Press 1 500 500
PAGEPress Publications 1 416 416
REF Press 1 430 430
Research Trends, Ltd. 1 478 478
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1429 1429
Science Publishing Group 1 884 884
Scientific Societies 1 3000 3000
Society for Neuroscience 1 2493 2493
sPage.direcT 1 650 650
Stockholm University Press 1 508 508
Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research 1 497 497
Thomas Telford Ltd. 1 2132 2132
University of Georgia 1 340 340
University of Pitesti 1 120 120

Overview

A detailed analysis of the contributed data provides the following overview:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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