University Library of Bern UB

Open Science

Open Knowledge


"Open Science is the conduct of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, laboratory notes and other research processes are freely available, with licence terms that allow re-use, redistribution and reproduction of the research." (FOSTER)


The latest about our open science services and infrastructure.

BORIS Portal

Manage research- and project data and make them accessible.

Research data management

Information about research data and data management plans.


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

BORIS Theses

Publish your doctoral thesis online and in open access on BORIS Theses.

Long Term Preservation

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


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

Open Access


Information about financing, rights & licenses, evaluation and OA-initiatives

Bern Open Publishing

Information about open access publishing on BOP Serials and BOP Books.

Projects und collaborations

We are improving Open Science with collaborations and various projects.


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