TU Darmstadt reports its 2018 APC expenditures

The Technische Universität Darmstadt has updated its APC expenditures.

The University and State Library Darmstadt (ULB) 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 Nicole Rosenke.

Cost Data

The new data set covers publication fees for 41 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 45 218€ and the average fee is 1 103€.

The following table shows the payments the ULB has made to publishers in 2018 (including taxes and discounts).

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 19 15257 803
Frontiers Media SA 8 15809 1976
Copernicus GmbH 3 2524 841
PeerJ 3 2817 939
Kritische Geographie Berlin e.V. 2 800 400
FapUNIFESP (SciELO) 1 447 447
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1 1599 1599
IOP Publishing 1 1404 1404
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 1964 1964
Pensoft Publishers 1 654 654
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1943 1943


With the recent contributions included, the overall APC data for TU Darmstadt 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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