Swiss National Science Foundation joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) as new contributing institution and as our first participant from Switzerland!

Within the framework of the SNSF's OA policy, grantees are required to publish the results of their research in the form of Open Access publications. APC data on those publications has now kindly been made available to OpenAPC.

Contact Person for the SNSF is Christian Gutknecht.

Cost data

The dataset provided by the SNSF contains publication fees for 302 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 514 522€ and the average fee is 1 704€.

The following table shows the APC payments the SNSF has made to publishers from 2011 to 2017:

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 64 138629 2166
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 51 67574 1325
Frontiers Media SA 34 45868 1349
Elsevier BV 24 54811 2284
Copernicus GmbH 16 18034 1127
Oxford University Press (OUP) 15 25087 1672
IOP Publishing 12 18132 1511
Wiley-Blackwell 11 21795 1981
Optical Society of America (OSA) 8 12232 1529
Springer Science + Business Media 8 10519 1315
American Physical Society (APS) 7 11906 1701
MDPI AG 6 6306 1051
Informa UK Limited 4 7671 1918
SAGE Publications 4 4218 1054
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 3 7551 2517
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 3 4008 1336
EMBO 3 7424 2475
Genetics Society of America 3 5009 1670
MyJove Corporation 3 11690 3897
AIP Publishing 2 3129 1565
American Meteorological Society 2 3934 1967
Nature Publishing Group 2 3085 1543
The Royal Society 2 3801 1900
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 1 2146 2146
American Society for Microbiology 1 2298 2298
American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) 1 1596 1596
BMJ 1 1389 1389
Canadian Center of Science and Education 1 227 227
e-Century Publishing Corporation 1 839 839
EDP Sciences 1 448 448
eLife Sciences Organisation, Ltd. 1 2443 2443
Hindawi Publishing Corporation 1 550 550
Impact Journals, LLC 1 2683 2683
OMICS Publishing Group 1 711 711
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) 1 2188 2188
PeerJ 1 391 391
Rockefeller University Press 1 2126 2126
S. Karger AG 1 2075 2075

Overview

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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