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The Open Science Initiative University of Marburg (OSIUM) is an open and voluntary group of scientists and non-scientists from all career stages and disciplines. We are a vibrant community that welcomes all interested people!

Who can take part in the OSIUM community?

Mailing List

Anyone from the Philipps-University Marburg and beyond can attend and participate in our events. To get notified of our activities, you can subscribe to our mailing list.

How to become an official member of OSIUM?

Whether you have just questions getting started, ideas, feedback or you want to become an active OSIUM member, please feel free to join our Open Office

and join the group on discord.

By joining OSIUM, you express that you actively support OSIUM’s mission. Beyond this, we encourage you to become an ‘ambassador’ of open research practices in whatever capacity you find suitable, e.g., contribute in delivering training events, hackathons or retreats, contribute in community building or get involved in other current activities of OSIUM.


If you would like to show your support for the Open Science Initiative University Marburg (OSIUM) and be added to our supporter list, please write us a short mail with your name, your affiliation with Marburg University and a few sentences about your relation to Open Science and we will be pleased to add you to the list.

Join our upcoming events

For more information, please click on the event in the embedded calendar: