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Re: [edu-eu] Free software in universities

From: Guido Arnold
Subject: Re: [edu-eu] Free software in universities
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:11:04 +0200

Hello JJ,

On 10 October 2013 21:58, JJ Merelo <address@hidden> wrote:

> This is JJ Merelo, I head the Free Software Office at the University of
> Granada AFAIK, free software offices are a mostly Spanish
> phenomenon which are rarely found outside; I know about OSU-OSL in Oregon
> and a few more in the USA, but not any one in Europe. I would be interested
> in contacting official (or not) free software labs or offices in other
> European universities, mainly for networking and, who knows, apply for
> funding to create OS curricula, migration methodologies and whatever arises.

I like the idea of networking and jointly applying for funding very
much! What excactly do you mean by "FS offices"?

I searched for the string "university" in our link collection [1] and
found the following links, but you may go through the list or search
for something else to find more.

The University of Nice published a software under GPL, so I could
imagine that they use Free Software elsewhere:

The University of Verona should be done with their migration by now:

The The Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL) offers a master course
on open source software. Maybe their offices run with Free Software as

There are several articles from Romania stating that their
universities "embrace" Free Software. In this article, the Politehnica
University of Bucharest is mentioned to use Ubuntu GNU/Linux:

And the Berlin Art college switched to FS as well:

For possible projects to join, you may check the JoinUp database:
or add something you would like other universities to join.

I am sure this is not even the tip of the iceberg, but that's what we
got aware of so far. If anybody has something to add, please let me
know! :)




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