GEOMAR joins OpenAPC

We welcome the GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel as new contributing institution!

The GEOMAR Library manages the institution's APC expenditures in accordance with the GEOMAR OA Policy.

Contact Persons are Barbara Schmidt and Heidi Düpow.

Cost data

The initial dataset provided by the GEOMAR covers publication fees for 208 articles published from 2017 to 2019. Total expenditure amounts to 405 587€ and the average fee is 1 950€.

Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Copernicus GmbH 47 76073 1619
Springer Nature 46 111871 2432
Frontiers Media SA 18 26684 1482
Wiley-Blackwell 18 32410 1801
American Geophysical Union (AGU) 16 41876 2617
MDPI AG 14 22572 1612
Elsevier BV 13 32518 2501
Public Library of Science (PLoS) 8 11392 1424
American Meteorological Society 4 2860 715
American Society for Microbiology 3 4739 1580
Oxford University Press (OUP) 3 7977 2659
AAAS 2 8048 4024
IEEE 2 3652 1826
Informa UK Limited 2 2970 1485
Inter-Research Science Center 2 3200 1600
REABIC 2 1680 840
Walter de Gruyter GmbH 2 4000 2000
Geological Society of America 1 1565 1565
Georg Thieme Verlag KG 1 2500 2500
IOP Publishing 1 1800 1800
Optical Society of America (OSA) 1 2215 2215
PeerJ 1 945 945
The Royal Society 1 2040 2040

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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