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Recognizing Africa’s role in the global knowledge economy.


OpenAIR operates out of 6 hubs based in various parts of Africa and Canada. To reach the most appropriate party that can aid you, please look below to find the OpenAir hub that is closest to you.

Intellectual Property Unit at

University of Cape Town

  • Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701 Cape Town, South Africa

  • +27 (0)21 650 2317


Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies


Access to Knowledge for Development Center at

The American University in Cairo

  • AUC Avenue, New Cairo Campus PO Box 74, 11835

  • +20 2615 3209


Centre for Law and Technology Society at

University of Ottawa

  • 57 Louis-Pasteur Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

  • +1 613 562 5800 ext. 3097


Centre for IP and Information Technology at

Strathmore University


University of Johannesburg