GIGA reports its 2018 APC expenditures

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2018 period.

The GIGA Information Centre manages the institution's APC expenditures in accordance with the GIGA Open Access Guidelines.

Contact Person is Jan Lüth.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 8 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 21 488€ and the average fee is 2 686€.

The following table shows the payments the GIGA Information Centre has made to publishers in 2018.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2 4754 2377
Elsevier BV 2 4987 2494
Oxford University Press (OUP) 2 6094 3047
Project Muse 1 2666 2666
SAGE Publications 1 2987 2987


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