University of Freiburg reports its 2017 APC expenditures

The University of Freiburg has provided its APC expenditures for the 2017 period.

Freiburg University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported under the DFG's Open Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Nadine Keßler.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 158 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 246 363€ and the average fee is 1 559€.

The following table shows the payments Freiburg University Library has made to publishers in 2017.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 79 129313 1637
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 23 36754 1598
Frontiers Media SA 19 32300 1700
MDPI AG 14 14567 1040
Elsevier BV 6 7657 1276
Wiley-Blackwell 4 6505 1626
Copernicus GmbH 3 5034 1678
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3000 1500
Informa UK Limited 2 3920 1960
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 3622 1811
SAGE Publications 2 1312 656
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 1760 1760
Wildlife Biology 1 620 620

Overview

With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the University of Freiburg 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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