Open Access discounts

- for researchers at DTU

One of the ways in which to make your research Open Access is paying your publisher or journal to do it. This is called Article Processing Charges (APC) and can make your article Open Access immediately.

Some publishers offer a discount on APCs as a part of DTU's subscription and below you can read more about the discounts.

Pil American Chemical Society (ACS)
Pil Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute – MDPI
Pil Portland Press
Pil Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)
Pil Royal Society


American Chemical Society (ACS)

ACS call their open access initiative for ACS AuthorChoice. Here you are offered a discount on APC, if you are affiliated to an institution which subscribes or if you become a member of ACS.
See the standard price for ACS AuthorChoice open access publishing on ACS' website.

DTU researchers will find the relevant prices under ’Member at subscribing institution pricing’ as DTU subscribes to ACS. 
If you also have a personal membership yiou get a further discount
PilLearn about personal memberships

When you fill out the ACS AuthorChoice form, you must provide the subscribing institution. Please contact to get the DTU's name and customer number.
PilLearn more about ACS AuthorChoice, terms and prices
 - You will also find links for the relevant forms.


MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute)

MDPI is an academic Open Access publisher, and all journals published by MDPI are fully open access. MDPI finance publication through article processing charges (APC).

However, DTU researchers get 10% discount on APC, because DTU has a membership of MDPI.
PilLearn more about MDPI and APC


Portland Press

Because DTU has a subscription to journals from Portland Press, DTU researchers get a discount of 15% on APC, when they decide to publish their article Open Access.
PilLearn more about Open Access publishing with Portland Press


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)

Because DTU has a subscription to PNAS DTU researchers get a discount on APC.
PilFind fees for PNAS Open Access publishing


Royal Society

DTU researchers can publish free of charge in all Royal Society journals
PilLearn more

Contact - about APC

For information on Article Processing Charges, APC, at DTU, please send an email to: