TU Chemnitz reports its 2016 APC expenditures

Chemnitz University of Technology has updated its APC expenditures. The latest contribution provides data for the 2016 period.

Chemnitz University Library is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which is supported by the DFG under its Open-Access Publishing Programme.

Contact person is Ute Blumtritt

Cost data

The new dataset covers publication fees for 15 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 21 242€ and the average fee is 1 416€.

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

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 4 7956 1989
Springer Nature 3 4761 1587
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2 3106 1553
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1436 1436
Informa UK Limited 1 270 270
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 1 180 180
MDPI AG 1 1387 1387
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 1513 1513
Scientific Research Publishing, Inc, 1 633 633


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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