TU Darmstadt joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Technische Universität Darmstadt as new contributing institution!

The University and State Library Darmstadt (ULB) 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 Gerald Langhanke.

Cost data

The initial datasets provided by the ULB covers publication fees for 35 articles published in 2017. Total expenditure amounts to 48 777€ and the average fee is 1 394€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Springer Nature 14 21933 1567
MDPI AG 10 11149 1115
Frontiers Media SA 3 4747 1582
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 3 4563 1521
Copernicus GmbH 1 1928 1928
IOP Publishing 1 1207 1207
PeerJ 1 860 860
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 1 226 226
Wiley-Blackwell 1 2166 2166


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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