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 (OA) is growing every year. The agreements that EIFL has negotiated with (...)
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Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, analyses the amount of research (...)
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, gives an overview of some of her (...)
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Ukrainian journal editors and publishers are invited to join the SUES (Supporting (...)
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, with EIFL partners the Zambia (...)
The University of Maribor Summer School offers PhD students and early career (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL projects contribute to open access and open s (...)
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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: