Open Science: Basic Course

Discipline: Cross-disciplinary

Policymakers and research funders support Open Science – but what are the benefits for you as a student, researcher or teacher? This online course introduces you to the different aspects of Open Science in research and teaching. The focus is on open access publishing, research data management and sharing teaching materials as free educational resources. In this context, organizational, technical and legal best practices for publishing and preparing scientific data and texts are discussed in a practical manner. Moreover, some crucial building blocks of Open Science such as repositories and persistent identifiers are covered.

The course consists of eight modules. Each module consists of a screencast, slides, a script, and test questions.

– Open Science

– Open Access

– Research Data Management

– FAIR principles

– Repositories

– Persistent Identifiers

– Legal Questions

– Open Educational Resources


– Self-paced

Format: Asynchronous self-paced online course

Language: English

Student Level: All Levels

Number of ECTS: 3 (please clarify whether and how many ECTS you may get for passing this course at your home university)

Number of Students: Unlimited

Prerequisites and registration procedures (i.e. language, fee, registration dates)

No prerequisites

 Form of examination: Small test about each module


Duration, Application Deadline and How to apply

Deadline: You can apply continuously

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Marcia Tiburi – TERRADORADA (paintings exhibition) – Auditorium MR002

Deavan Michelle La Tray – Chroma Depth (paintings exhibition) – Hall Auditorium MR002

Eva Dimitrova – Beauty without filters (photgraphy exhibition) – Hall Auditorium MR002

Michail Bakas – Equality in Life, Society and Education Human stories. Another road to the European Dream (photography exhibition) – University Entrance Hall

Indira Sofia Molina Caliz – Au sud du sud (dance performance) – Hall Auditorium MR002 – Closing session, cocktail time.

All performances will be available on November 8 except for the dance performance which will be held just before the cocktail.