MLU Halle-Wittenberg joins OpenAPC

We welcome the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) as new contributing institution!

The MLU University and State Library (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 Roberto Cozatl.

Cost data

The initial datasets provided by the ULB covers publication fees for 17 articles published in 2017. Total expenditure amounts to 36 874€ and the average fee is 2 169€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
MDPI AG 6 9474 1579
Frontiers Media SA 3 6452 2151
Springer Nature 3 8687 2896
Elsevier BV 2 3001 1500
Oxford University Press (OUP) 1 3427 3427
S. Karger AG 1 2332 2332
SAGE Publications 1 3501 3501


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

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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