Join us

Join us today – it is easy!

1. Download and fill out the Declaration of participant and the KOED Agreement

2. Get the signature of the representative of your organisation

3. Send the documents by post to the following address:

Sekretariat Koalicji Otwartej Edukacji

Fundacja Nowoczesna Polska

ul. Marszałkowska 84/92 lok, 125

00-514 Warszawa

4. The decision to accept a participant declaration on joining the Coalition belongs to the Council and the Presidium of the Coalition

Find out about the Council’s Rules of Procedure

5. You will be informed by email on the Council’s decision

Who can join?

The membership is open to all non-governmental organisations and institutions working in the field of education, science and culture, that wish to participate in the creation and development of the open culture movement.

What are the benefits?

network of contacts

You will become a part of a community of professionals in the field of open resources, open science and open source. We also have experts in copyright and open licences among us.

trainings and events

You will be able to take part in free trainings on copyright and open licences and on preparation of accessible educational materials online.
We have a copyright lawyer on standby duty.
You will be able to take part in the organisation of our regular events: Open Access WeekPublic Domain DayOpen Education Week. Every year we organise a reunion of Coalition members.

projects and initiatives

You will take part in grass-root actions such as drafting positions and recommendations. We have organised an action against the ban on taking pictures in museums, on making photocopies in libraries, sent a letter to Scholaris on the possibility of including open access publications, we have also designed an e-learning course on Open Access.


You will join the mailing list of the KOED Council which is a channel for distribution of information on openness, links to news, legal proposals etc. We discuss and analyse legal issues and offer necessary support.
Our new members who conduct trainings will receive paper versions of publications on open access. Our openness animators receive materials for trainings such as e.g. Guide to OER or gadgets promoting the Coalition.

Download a starter pack

Documents to fill out and materials on openness. [ZIP]

  • documents to fill out before joining
  • materials on openness
  • templates of agreements