TU München reports its 2023 APC expenditures

The Technische Universität München (TUM) has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2023 period.

The TUM University Library is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Gregor Reiss.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 521 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 1,238,764€ and the average fee is 2,378€.

The following table shows the payments the TUM University Library has made to publishers in 2023.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 190 497208 2617
MDPI AG 80 176596 2207
Frontiers Media SA 63 160942 2555
Wiley-Blackwell 54 135163 2503
Elsevier BV 26 60753 2337
Copernicus GmbH 18 29532 1641
IEEE 17 18743 1103
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 15 30691 2046
Oxford University Press (OUP) 8 21783 2723
Informa UK Limited 5 9584 1917
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 5 16487 3297
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 3 6531 2177
American Society for Microbiology 3 6257 2086
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 3 3531 1177
JMIR Publications Inc. 3 8517 2839
Optica Publishing Group 3 6109 2036
SAGE Publications 3 3765 1255
BMJ 2 4525 2262
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 2 4379 2190
University of Uludag 2 4522 2261
AME Publishing Company 1 1513 1513
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 4200 4200
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 4179 4179
American Dairy Science Association 1 1735 1735
American Medical Association (AMA) 1 2526 2526
American Physical Society (APS) 1 1501 1501
Ax Publications 1 238 238
Colorado State University 1 2213 2213
EDP Sciences 1 321 321
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 2218 2218
EMBO 1 4570 4570
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association 1 1547 1547
Pensoft Publishers 1 2380 2380
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 1672 1672
VDI Fachmedien GmbH and Co. KG 1 1800 1800
Verein zur Forderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften 1 536 536

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the TUM 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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Lib4RI provides APC data for 2022

Lib4RI (Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain) collects data on APC expenditures from four Swiss institutes: Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology), Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute) and WSL (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research).

APC expenditures for the 2023 period have now been made available to OpenAPC.

Contact person is Jochen Bihn.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 100 articles published at Empa, Eawag, WSL and PSI in 2023. Total expenditure amounts to 202,942€ and the average fee is 2,029€. The following tables and plots provide more details.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 27 50496 1870
Frontiers Media SA 25 62109 2484
Copernicus GmbH 18 28892 1605
Springer Nature 8 19036 2379
Wiley-Blackwell 5 11738 2348
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 7695 1924
Optica Publishing Group 3 6454 2151
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2 4236 2118
American Physical Society (APS) 1 2702 2702
Elsevier BV 1 786 786
IEEE 1 2108 2108
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 1 491 491
Pensoft Publishers 1 1357 1357
REABIC 1 1062 1062
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 2287 2287
University of California Press 1 1494 1494

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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Ulm University reports its 2022 + 2023 APC expenditures

Ulm University has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides more data for the 2022 period as well as data for 2023.

Ulm’s Communication and Information Center (kiz) is in charge of the University’s University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which receives support by the DFG under its Open Access Publication Funding Programme.

Contact person is Uli Hahn.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 205 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 546 160€ and the average fee is 2 664€.

The following table provides an overview of the new APC data.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 87 230780 2653
Frontiers Media SA 41 119310 2910
MDPI AG 25 60810 2432
Wiley-Blackwell 16 34348 2147
Elsevier BV 5 9020 1804
American Physical Society (APS) 4 14430 3607
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 7658 1915
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 10659 3553
BMJ 2 5862 2931
Life Science Alliance, LLC 2 7535 3768
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 4977 4977
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 4763 4763
American Medical Association (AMA) 1 3283 3283
American Psychological Association (APA) 1 1431 1431
American Society for Clinical Investigation 1 4870 4870
American Society for Microbiology 1 2336 2336
BioScientifica 1 2332 2332
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 1 3367 3367
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 1 1345 1345
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1899 1899
Informa UK Limited 1 3445 3445
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 3029 3029
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 3220 3220
S. Karger AG 1 1940 1940
Verein zur Forderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften 1 536 536
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 2975 2975

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Ulm 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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