Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature – is a powerful solution 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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EIFL, the FOSTER project and Riga Technical University (RTU) in Latvia are inviting (...)
The Open Access Tracking Project (OATP), a collaborative, crowdsourced project which (...)
EIFL is happy to have contributed to the newly-released film, ‘Paywall: The Business (...)


‘Is your institution willing and committed to offer training on open access, open (...)
Open scholarship is growing in importance as a way of ensuring that there is global (...)
In June 2017, EIFL invited the global open access full text aggregator CORE to take (...)


EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will co-organize a session at the (...)
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will facilitate two interactive (...)
Are you keen to learn how to be an open science trainer, or to improve your open (...)
Opening research from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda t (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL played an important role in PASTEUR4OA, a Eur (...)
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: