OPERAS legal entity

Legal status

OPERAS is an international not-for-profit association (AISBL), established under the Belgian law on non-for-profit associations, international non-for-profit associations and foundations of 27 June 1921, as amended by the Law of 2 May 2002. As an AISBL, OPERAS pursues a non-profit purpose of international utility.

OPERAS AISBL has been established by Royal Decree in 2020 under the name of OPEN ACCESS IN THE EUROPEAN AREA THROUGH SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION (in short OPERAS).

Headquarter: Rue Montoyer 10, 1000 Bruxelles , Belgium

Corporate number: 0745539030


OPERAS AISBL, OPERAS’ services and our hosted projects are primarily funded by:

  • Membership fees
  • In-kind contributions from our members and public e-infrastructures
  • Each service’s revenues
  • Funded projects

Funding OPERAS