Open Educational Resources

It takes an effort to create updated and inspiring educational resources. University of Copenhagen have thousands of these well produced resources made by engaged teachers from all of our academic fields. We are now sharing them here with you!

Open Educational Resources are publicly available digital teaching and learning resources, released under an open license (Creative Commons). This allows the access to be free and that the material can be passed on with few or no restrictions, reused and or even built upon. With OER, the focus is on promoting education and learning, reusing content and sharing knowledge.

University of Copenhagen has established this OER multimedia platform - a digital library which contains digital teaching and learning resources in the form of videos, audio and images. The educational resources are shared by lecturers and researchers. The OER platform includes lectures, conferences, video presentations, knowledge-sharing videos, digital learning objects and more.

The vision is to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing across faculties and academic environments - both at the University of Copenhagen and between the University of Copenhagen and other Danish and international universities.

oer interface with videos

Definition of OER by OECD-CERI (2012):

“Open educational resources are digital learning resources offered online (although sometimes in print) freely and openly to teachers, educators, students and independent learners in order to be used, shared, combined, adapted, and expanded in teaching, learning and research. … ”

Orr, D., M. Rimini and D. van Damme (2015), Open Educational Resources: A Catalyst for Innovation, Educational Research and Innovation, OECD Publishing, Paris,