TU Chemnitz reports its 2019 APC expenditures

Chemnitz University of Technology has updated its APC expenditures, the latest contribution provides data for the 2019 period.

Chemnitz University Library is in charge of the University's Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Ute Blumtritt.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 29 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 36 794€ and the average fee is 1 269€.

The following table shows the payments the Chemnitz University Library has made to publishers in 2019.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 15 16740 1116
Frontiers Media SA 6 9454 1576
Springer Nature 2 3546 1773
ARVO 1 1988 1988
ESG 1 595 595
Informa UK Limited 1 1457 1457
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 259 259
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1683 1683
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 1 1071 1071


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the TU Chemnitz 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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