Setting the Default to Open

Advocating change in scholarly communications for the benefit of research and society

SPARC Europe Strategy

SPARC Europe's strategy until 2020 describes our vision, mission, taget groups and key goals.
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Highlighted Resource

SPARC Europe’s 2019 Report on European funder Open Science policy and practice

Explore how funders are working to advance an “Open” agenda and where they might do more.
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Call to Action

Let's secure some of our essential Open Science infrastructure

Help with the crowd-funding campaign to secure some of the world's non-profit Open Science infrastructure.
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Latest NEWS


SPARC Europe produces its own Open Science and Open Access policy-making and advocacy resources.

It also promotes other key resources that support the European Open Science and Open Access policy maker and advocate.

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SPARC Europe is a membership organisation. Annual membership fees fund our work.

If you support what we do, and are not yet a member, please contact us or join us here.


SPARC Europe highlights key events in Europe that promote Open Science, incl. Open Access.

You can also post events here.

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