Open Access Publication Fund of Saarland University

 

A publication fund for the reimbursement of Open Access publication fees, so-called Article Processing Charges (APC), for journal articles is available at Saarland University from 2019. The publication fund is funded by German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) through the program Open Access Publishing.

As the financial resources are limited no guarantee can be given for reimbursement from the fund.

1st funding period 2019-2020

  • The fundig budget for 2019-2020 was € 248.637 (= 80% DFG share of € 198.910 and 20% UdS share of € 49.727).
  • The available financial resources from the 1st funding period 2019 -2020: € 39.490,41 (last update: 03.02.2021).
  • Submission of application forms for the 1st funding phase (invoices from calendar years 2019 and 2020) is possible until March 31, 2021.

2nd funding period 2021-2022

The available financial resources for the 2nd funding period 2021-202: 97.828 € (last update: 19.01.2021).

The funding amount for the 2nd funding period 2021-2022.
Year Fonds 100% DFG-Share 60% UdS-Share 40%
2021 97.828 € 58.697 € 39.131 €
2022 97.828 € 58.697 € 39.131 €
Sum 195.656 € 117.394 € 78.262 €