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Governance Structure

OpenAIRE was established in 2018 to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure.

OpenAIRE is a Non-Profit Partnership (NPP) incorporated under the provisions of Greek Law (articles 741 onwards of the Greek Civil Code) and Law No 4072/2012.


OpenAIRE is a participatory initiative from its onset and is reflected in its governance structure
  1. General Assembly
    The highest decision making body (all members participate, voting rights from NOADs).
  2. Executive Board
  3. Standing Committees
  4. Working Groups
  5. Management Office

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