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Open Science

"Open Science is the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods." Definition Foster


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The Open Science Team also blogs at Bern Open Science Blog, tweets @opensciencebern about all things Open Science and sends out a newsletter on Open Science topics four to five times a year. Come and join the conversation!

Feel free to get in touch with our team members by telefone. Scroll down to find our numbers listed under "Contact".

Open Access


Here you find an overview of the subject area Open Access.

Bern Open Publishing

Here you find technical and administrative support for publishing books and journals.


Learn how to publish your doctoral thesis online and open access.

Long Term Preservation

How can data produced at the University of Bern be digitally archived?


Learn about our many services: information, training and support.

Research data management

Here you find information about research data management and DMPs.


Here you find information about the institutional repository of the University of Bern.


ORCID iDs, DOIs, ISBNs and ISSNs make you and your research unique.