17th February 2017

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

Open Educational Resources include resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment. The foundation of … Read More

9th February 2017

Open Educational Resource benefits

Key OER benefits Save costs for learners. The price of textbooks has skyrocketed more than three times the rate of inflation for decades. Students face steep price tags for textbooks or use out … Read More

9th February 2017

Our work

SPARC Europe exists to promote Open Science, Open Scholarship and Open Education in Europe. We address Open Access to publications, FAIR Data, Open infrastructure, Open Education, as well as research evaluation. … Read More

9th February 2017

About us

SPARC Europe is one of Europe’s key and long-standing voices advocating for unfettered access to research and education — for the academic and education community; for the whole of society. More … Read More

9th February 2017

Our strategy

SPARC Europe’s strategic plan 2021-2024 The scope SPARC Europe promotes and works for Open Science/Open Scholarship and Open Education in Europe.  We focus on policy development and advocacy whilst working to … Read More