ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences reports 2023 data

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides cost data for the 2023 period.

The ZHAW library operates an Open Access publication fund which provides support for Open Access publishing, and kindly provides data on funded articles and books to OpenAPC.

Contact Person is Cara Kirschner.

Cost Data

The new APC data set covers publication fees for 35 articles, total expenditure amounts to 62 644€ and the average fee is 1 790€. The contribution also contains BPC data for 1 OA book which is not shown here.

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

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 15 24528 1635
Frontiers Media SA 9 18710 2079
Springer Nature 7 14976 2139
Pensoft Publishers 3 1975 658
Elsevier BV 1 2456 2456


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