Links and Assistance Relating to OER

Here you will find a selection of links to information on open educational resources. Further helpful sources of information are listed in Confluence under Teaching and learning (accessible from BONNET or via VPN).

OER information point

A specialist online portal with comprehensive information about OER, with dossiers, practical examples, links and much more.

Creative commons licenses

Information about CC licenses and German-language license texts

Rechtsinformationsstelle NRW

The first point of call for answers to legal questions.


This portal provides answers to frequently asked questions about open educational resources.

The 200 best sources of OER

A list of “OER camps” with 200 especially useful sources of information about OER. The sources deal with a range of questions such as images, OER lesson material, MOOCs and audio and video materials.

Hochschulforum Digitalisierung

A national portal focusing on digital teaching and learning, providing a range of interesting dossiers, information about events, links to blogs and much more.

OER list on

A list of collections, meta searches, repositories and further databases for predominantly free-of-charge teaching and study materials for use in digital university teaching.

The digital collections of the USL Bonn

The digital collections currently comprise digitized prints from the USL historical holdings, but are to be expanded to include other electronic publications.

Checklists, guidelines and other downloads ...

... Relating to a range of university didactics issues can be found in the links and downloads area.

Internal information

Visit our Confluence web pages, containing a wealth of information, tips and links on the topic of OER (accessible from BONNET or via VPN).


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See also

OER information for students

Find, use and generate open access learning materials

Workshops and courses

Our University didactics workshops and courses for teaching staff

NRW certificate and DEiN Parcours

Information and registration for our NRW certificate and DEiN Parcours independent study course

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