University of Oldenburg updates its APC expenditures

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg has updated its APC expenditures, the lastest contribution provides more articles for the years 2019 and 2020.

The BIS (Library and Information System) is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Kim Braun.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 19 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 28 480€ and the average fee is 1 499€.

The following table shows the payments the BIS has made to publishers since Oldenburg’s last report.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 6 10150 1692
Frontiers Media SA 5 9086 1817
Copernicus GmbH 2 3038 1519
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) 1 482 482
Ideas Spread 1 117 117
MDPI AG 1 1358 1358
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 1 1704 1704
SAGE Publications 1 940 940
University of Uludag 1 1605 1605


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the University of Oldenburg 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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