The European Union's open science web page
The European Comission's online manual
The European Comission's Funding and Tenders Portal
Horizon Europe Programme Guide (p. 38)
Horizon Europe General Model Grant Agreement (article 17)
Horizon Europe Annotated Grant Agreement (pre-draft)
UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science
UNESCO Recommendation on Open Educational Resources
Berlin Declaration was compiled in a conference organised by the Max Planck Society in October 2003. An international group of representatives from universities, research institutes and scientific publishers attended the conference. The Finnish Council of University Rectors has also signed the declaration. According to the Berlin Declaration, scientific knowledge spreads only partially, unless information is used and shared openly. Knowledge and cultural heritage produced by humankind needs to be distributed globally and freely online.
Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) is an international initiative that aims to promote open publishing of scientific publications and communication in different fields of science. BOAI focuses only on peer-reviewed data. The main principle is that the publications have to be openly accessible online. Open access publishing increases visibility, readership and impact of scientists and their work.
CoARA (Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment) is the group of signatories that will contribute to the implementation of the Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment. This Agreement is published by Science Europe, representing European research funders, in July 2022.
Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication aims to encourage the global scientific community to adopt an atmoshphere that values multilingual science communication and open access to scientific publications in all languages.
LERU Statement on Open Access to Research Publications contains the leading European scientific universities’ statement that promote open publishing.
LERU Statement on Open Research Data contains the leading European scientific universities’ statement that promote open research data.
Plan S is a project that started in September 2018 that promotes open access to research publications. The project is backed by cOAlition S, an international network of research funders.
SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Research Coalition) is a worldwide group of research institutes, scientific libraries and associations that promotes open accessibility of research knowledge and encourages alternative scientific publishing. SPARC Europe is its European branch. The University of Eastern Finland’s Library is involved in SPARC.
YERUN (Young European Research Universities) Open Science Strategic Actions