H-BRS joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (H-BRS) as new contributing institution!

Data is provided by the H-BRS library, which is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund. APC expenditures for the 2019 - 2021 period have kindly been made available to OpenAPC.

Contact Person is Ulrike Richter.

Cost data

The initial data set provided by the H-BRS library covers publication fees for 33 articles, total expenditure amounts to 52,951€ and the average fee is 1,605€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 21 31675 1508
Elsevier BV 3 5888 1963
Frontiers Media SA 3 5532 1844
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1 1330 1330
Copernicus GmbH 1 957 957
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 2029 2029
Informa UK Limited 1 1053 1053
IOS Press 1 2619 2619
Springer Nature 1 1868 1868


A detailed analysis of the contributed data provides the following overview:

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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