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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We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2023 Annual Report, in which we (...)
EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African (...)
The DIAMAS (Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance (...)


In December 2023 a group of librarians and open science enthusiasts organized a (...)
Enhancing open science and open research skills in our partner countries is among (...)
Paul Muneja, Librarian at the University of Dar Es Salaam and EIFL Country and Open (...)


Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will deliver a keynote address on (...)
Join the first webinar in the newly-launched DIAMAS Conversation series for (...)
EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African (...)
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: