R & D project

Open access policy alignment strategies for European Union research (PASTEUR4OA)

Informing the development of universities’ and funders’ open access (OA) policies, and their alignment with the European Commission's OA policy


This project was archived on 1 September 2016

  • 2 years and 6 months

    Ended 31 Jul 2016

  • Budget:

    £50k to £250k

  • Expected outcome:


Open access
Research and research data
Standards and policies
Library books
Creative Commons attribution information
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Our project partners

CRIStin, University of Oslo
EKT National Documentation Centre
Enabling Open Scholarship (EOS)
Hacettepe University
LMT - Research Council of Lithuania
MTA Konyvtar - Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Open Knowledge
POLITO – Polιtecnico di Torino
SPARC Europe
The Fund for Scientific Research (FRS FNRS)
University of Minho

Meet the project team

Project timeline

This project ran until summer 2016

Open for collaboration?

In the UK, much of Europe and the US, scholarly communities are making good progress on the road to open access (OA) – long and winding as it is.  

Monitoring and shaping the transition to open access

To mark Open Access Week last month, The Guardian newspaper asked a number of academics and publishers what they thought was the biggest challenge facing open access (OA). It received quite a range of answers.

Open access policy alignment strategies for European Union research (PASTEUR4OA) project starts.

Project funded by...

European Union (EU)