Press release, September 19th 2018, COASPA – Vienna
The Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA) enthusiastically welcomes and endorses the bold proposal of cOAlition S to accelerate the transition to Open Access in Europe.
The cOAlition S plan requires grantees to publish in compliant Open Access journals by 2020.

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Public statement TTOA consortium
The TTOA Consortium is an initiative of the Fair Open Access Alliance ( and includes ‘native’ open access publishers, traditional subscription-based publishers, and open access publishers that do not charge authors: PLOS, MDPI, De Gruyter, Open Edition, Copernicus Publications, Ubiquity Press, Brill, and OLH. In addition to these publishers, the following organizations are collaborating partners: CWTS (Leiden University), QOAM, MPDL.

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The German National Library of Science and Technology has signed up to support Fair Open Access via FOAA, see for more information:

Quoting from the press release:
“Prof. Johan Rooryck, President of FOAA, was pleased to welcome the German National Library of Science and Technology on board: “TIB has agreed to support one of the journals of Mathematics in Open Access (MathOA) that are flipping to Fair Open Access. TIB is the first Supporting Participant to join us since we started FOAA in the summer of 2017, and we hope to welcome many more libraries and organisations in the future. We have set up a participant program for this purpose.”

Press release at the start of LingOA – 12 October 2015

Persbericht bij de start van LingOA – 12 October 2015