TU Berlin joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Technische Universität Berlin as new contributing institution!

The TU Berlin University Library 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 Steffi Grimm.

Cost data

The first dataset provided by the TU covers publication fees for 30 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 34 171€ and the average fee is 1 139€.

The following table shows the payments the TU Berlin University Library has made to publishers in 2017.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 14 14436 1031
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 4 5204 1301
Frontiers Media SA 3 4613 1538
Ubiquity Press, Ltd. 2 2026 1013
AIP Publishing 1 1113 1113
BMJ 1 1425 1425
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 439 439
Copernicus GmbH 1 1200 1200
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 1486 1486
Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Slavonski Brod 1 603 603
Springer Nature 1 1626 1626


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