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The Open Science delegation of swissuniversities is responsible for implementing the Open Access action plan. The Open Access Alliance provides support as a sounding board for the exchange of information at a national level.

Open Access Alliance


  • Maurizio Toneatto (SERI)
  • Tobias Philipp (SNSF)
  • Christian Oesterheld (SLiNER)
  • Beat Immenhauser (A+)
  • Sven Hug (SSC)
  • Dorothee Schneider (SBVV)
  • Petra Studer (FUTURE)


  • Jean-Blaise Claivaz, SLiNER (open access policies, national monitoring)
  • Fabian Felder, Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries (negotiations with publishing houses)
  • Stefanie Wyssenbach, swissuniversities (research evaluation)
  • Anisa Graf, swissuniversities P-5 (communications and raising awareness)
  • Rahel Imobersteg, swissuniversities (legal framework)
  • Miguel Moreira, RERO (SONAR)
  • Rafael Ball, Library ETHZ (SwissCOSS)
  • Claudine Leysinger, University of Zurich (Summer School)
  • Béatrice Marselli, EPFL (OA Compliance Check Tool)
  • Simone Rosenkranz, ZHB Lucerne (OA-EASI)
  • Dario Picecchi, University of Lucerne (Cognitio)


  • Andrea Malits, University of Zurich (OpenAIRE)
  • Daniel Wyler (EUA for swissuniversities)


  • Aude Bax de Keating, swissuniversities P-5

Alliance meetings in 2021

  • April 13, 2021
  • June 1, 2021
  • November 9, 2021