Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature, and open science – collaborative and transparent research, are powerful solutions to the barriers that researchers in developing and transition countries face trying to access and share critical research that can improve people’s lives.



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Open access is forging ahead in Kenya, where five more universities have drafted (...)
The Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) - the first international open access (...)
We have published a revised version of the EIFL Digital Research Literacy Training (...)


Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, analyses the amount of research (...)
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, highlights Research Data (...)
How can you make sure your open science policies and strategies take account of (...)


The EIFL General Assembly is our major knowledge sharing event of the year. This (...)
International Open Access Week 2021 (OA Week 2021) takes place from 25 - 31 October (...)
EIFL and EIFL partners in Asia will participate in the 6th meeting of COAR Asia OA (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL projects contribute to open access and open s (...)
EIFL helps launch a national open access policy an (...)
EIFL was the first organization to introduce open access in many countries, including China and South Africa … EIFL has helped raise awareness of open access globally.
Melissa Hagemann, Senior Programme Manager, Open Society Foundations


For questions, please contact the Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma: