Ulm University reports its 2016 APC expenditures

Ulm University has updated its APC expenditures, providing data for the 2016 period.

Ulm’s Communication and Information Center (kiz)is in charge of the University’s University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Uli Hahn.

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 47 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 72 399€ and the average fee is 1 540€.

The following table shows the payments Ulm University has made to publishers in 2016.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 15 26431 1762
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 11 16941 1540
Springer Nature 8 12130 1516
IOP Publishing 5 4938 988
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 2 3166 1583
Informa UK Limited 1 1163 1163
MDPI AG 1 972 972
OMICS Publishing Group 1 1586 1586
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 1875 1875
The Royal Society 1 1740 1740
Wiley-Blackwell 1 1457 1457


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Ulm University 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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