SNSF provides APC data for 2020 and previous years

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has provided additional APC data for the 2015 - 2020 period.

Within the framework of the SNSF's OA policy, grantees are required to publish the results of their research in the form of Open Access publications. APC data on those publications is kindly made available to OpenAPC.

Contact Person for the SNSF is Christian Gutknecht.

Cost data

The updated data set provided by the SNSF covers publication fees for 501 articles published from 2015 to 2020. Total expenditure amounts to 1 125 462€ and the average fee is 2 246€. The following table provides an overview:

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 152 393885 2591
Frontiers Media SA 75 167694 2236
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 41 65595 1600
MDPI AG 39 47053 1206
Elsevier BV 36 109880 3052
Copernicus GmbH 27 51053 1891
eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd 18 41815 2323
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 15 54466 3631
Wiley-Blackwell 15 33518 2235
IOP Publishing 8 13278 1660
Optical Society of America (OSA) 7 13758 1965
AIP Publishing 6 10437 1739
PeerJ 6 6373 1062
BMJ 5 7059 1412
EMBO 5 21734 4347
American Physical Society (APS) 4 10778 2694
Oxford University Press (OUP) 4 6024 1506
American Society for Microbiology 3 8465 2822
F1000 Research, Ltd. 3 2607 869
Informa UK Limited 3 4925 1642
Life Science Alliance, LLC 3 6299 2100
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 3 3428 1143
Akademiai Kiado Zrt. 2 1691 845
American Chemical Society (ACS) 2 4315 2157
BioScientifica 2 7545 3773
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2 3329 1665
JMIR Publications Inc. 2 4283 2142
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 2 3481 1741
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 1 3386 3386
American Meteorological Society 1 7684 7684
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1609 1609
Genetics Society of America 1 1803 1803
International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) 1 311 311
International Mountain Society (IMS) and United Nations University 1 867 867
Polska Akademia Nauk Instytut Paleobiologii (Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences) 1 166 166
Resilience Alliance, Inc. 1 1036 1036
Scientific Societies 1 1879 1879
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 1 840 840
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 1111 1111

Overview

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