University of Trier reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The University of Trier has updated its APC expenditures, providing data for the 2019 period.

The Trier University Library is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme.

In addition, Trier University Library has also reported cost data on articles published under the DEAL agreement with Wiley.

Contact Person is Dr. Evgenia Grishina.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 21 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 33 652€ and the average fee is 1 602€.

Please note that articles published in hybrid Wiley journals under the DEAL agreement are not included in this list, as they are aggregated in OpenAPC’s transformative agreements data set.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 8 12278 1535
Springer Nature 4 7503 1876
Elsevier BV 2 4370 2185
Informa UK Limited 1 1421 1421
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1921 1921
Pensoft Publishers 1 595 595
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1574 1574
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 1000 1000
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 512 512
Wiley-Blackwell 1 2479 2479


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