About the conference

20 years ago, the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities was published. Since then, Open Access has increasingly become an integral part of scientific practice and research-supporting work.

You are warmly invited to celebrate the conference motto 'Shaping visions' at the Open Access Days, September 27-29, in Berlin! 

Find out more about the conference's content and contribution formats here.



Here you can find an overview of the speakers.

Here is an overview of the conference venue and the conference rooms.


The programme is also available for Android smartphones on Giggity (Google Play Store or F-Droid).


Registration is open until 31.08. Click here to register.

The conference fees are 140 Euro.

The conference dinner (27.09.) is unfortunately already fully booked.
The social event (28.09.) is unfortunately already fully booked.

If you would like to use childcare service, please send an email before 31.08.2023 to oat23@open-access-berlin.de. This offer is limited.



The Open Access Days 2023 take place at Freie University Berlin from 27 to 29 September 2023.

Further information on how to get to the conference and hotels can be found here.


Organizing Committee

  • Alice-Salomon-Hochschule (ASH)
  • Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT)
  • Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Evangelische Hochschule Berlin (EHB)
  • Freie Universität Berlin (FU)
  • Hochschule für Musik (HfM)
  • Hochschule für Schauspielkunst (HfS)
  • Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW)
  • Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR)
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU)
  • Katholische Hochschule für Sozialwesen Berlin (KHSB)
  • Open-Access-Büro Berlin (OABB)
  • Technische Universität Berlin (TU)
  • Universität der Künste (UdK)
  • Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin (KHB)

Programme and Organizing Committee

An overview of the members of the Program and Organizing Committee can be found here.


10 free tickets for students

We offer 10 free conference tickets to students and trainees from the DACH region.

The free tickets are sponsored and have a value of 140 euros each. Some sponsors have already been found.

Here you can find further information on sponsorship conditions and how to apply.

Would you like to sponsor one or more tickets? Please send an e-mail to oat23@open-access-berlin.de.


You have questions about the conference? Here you will find frequently asked questions and answers.


Satellite events

Satellite events are organized separately from the Open Access Days and take place in temporal and spatial proximity to the conference.

For further information on the Satellite events click here.

Social Media

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Do you have any questions? Please see our FAQs and in case your question is not answered there, please write us at: oat23(at)open-access-berlin.de

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