Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf reports its 2019 APC expenditures

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has updated its APC expenditures, providing data for the 2019 period.

The HZDR Library manages the HZDR’s spending on OA journals.

Contact person is Edith Reschke.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 34 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 70 745€ and the average fee is 2 081€.

The following table shows the payments the HZDR library has made to publishers in 2019.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 12 28860 2405
MDPI AG 8 10194 1274
Elsevier BV 5 12980 2596
American Physical Society (APS) 3 8791 2930
Optical Society of America (OSA) 2 4068 2034
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2 2577 1288
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 1 1712 1712
Ivyspring International Publisher 1 1563 1563


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for the HZDR 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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