Couperin.org provides first APC data for France

The Couperin consortium collects data on APC expenditures from universities and other research institutions in France. A first batch of data has now been kindly made available to OpenAPC, more is to follow soon.

Contact Persons for Couperin are Valerie Larroque and Sandrine Malotaux.

Cost data

The initial data set provided by Couperin covers publication fees for 695 articles published in 2015. Total expenditure amounts to 1 173 258€ and the average fee is 1 688€.

The data originates from these 10 institutions (Have a look at the treemaps site for institutional details):

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 157 208975 1331
Springer Nature 157 298725 1903
Frontiers Media SA 84 94433 1124
Elsevier BV 53 118950 2244
Impact Journals, LLC 34 82237 2419
Wiley-Blackwell 30 61742 2058
Oxford University Press (OUP) 20 43867 2193
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 15 19343 1290
MDPI AG 15 17380 1159
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 15 24828 1655
BMJ 13 35270 2713
Informa UK Limited 12 10846 904
IOP Publishing 10 16440 1644
OMICS Publishing Group 7 10552 1507
American Society for Clinical Investigation 6 21509 3585
American Meteorological Society 4 9588 2397
EMBO 4 11850 2962
IOS Press 4 4980 1245
Optical Society of America (OSA) 4 8234 2058
American Society for Microbiology 3 6027 2009
Copernicus GmbH 3 4944 1648
Ferrata Storti Foundation (Haematologica) 3 4500 1500
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 3 3638 1213
MyJove Corporation 3 9156 3052
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 2 2485 1242
e-Century Publishing Corporation 2 2464 1232
Ivyspring International Publisher 2 2375 1187
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 2 1725 862
Society for Neuroscience 2 2816 1408
Spandidos Publications 2 3153 1576
The Company of Biologists 2 5500 2750
AIP Publishing 1 1215 1215
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 1365 1365
American Physical Society (APS) 1 1553 1553
Baishideng Publishing Group Inc. 1 1700 1700
BioScientifica 1 984 984
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1000 1000
Center for Advanced Research 1 3150 3150
Dove Medical Press Ltd. 1 1843 1843
EDP Sciences 1 900 900
EMW Publishing 1 400 400
JMIR Publications Inc. 1 1686 1686
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 1 202 202
Jscholar 1 752 752
Mary Ann Liebert Inc 1 1068 1068
Medknow 1 495 495
Microbiology Society 1 416 416
Peertechz Publications Private Limited 1 1549 1549
Portland Press Ltd. 1 775 775
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1 2350 2350
SAGE Publications 1 335 335
Science Publishing Group 1 247 247
The Endocrine Society 1 741 741

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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