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.

WHAT WE DO

IMPACT

people trained
OA journals
OA repositories

NEWS

EIFL is pleased to announce the “Open access policy at the Council for Scientific (...)
The FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) project has (...)
A year after the start of the European Commission's (EC) Horizon 2020 (H2020) (...)

BLOG

​“Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge (...)
“We have challenges, a lot of challenges in Kenya,” says Dr. Bessie Mukami, a (...)
"A lot of research has been undertaken over the years in Uganda and many seeming (...)

EVENTS

Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of (...)
The EIFL Open Access Programme and the EIFL Licensing Programme will hold a joint (...)
Four training sessions are planned to increase young researchers’ competence on open (...)
EIFL-OA IN ACTION
Educating researchers, students, research managers (...)
The project facilitates access to the entire open (...)
This project addresses policymakers and encourages (...)
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

CONTACT US

For questions, please contact the Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma:  iryna.kuchma@eifl.net