Open Nederland is an association that stimulates cooperation around and the use of Creative Commons licenses in the Netherlands.

Creative Commons helps you legally share your knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world. We unlock the full potential of the internet to drive a new era of development, growth and productivity.

Open Nederland is a national network of creator and makers, advisors and entrepreneurs that support the mission of Creative Commons in The Nederlands.


Open Nederland is a democratic association. Members meetings are organised at least once every year. The board is responsible for the daily operation of the association.

Become a member

Are you living and working in The Netherlands and are you working on or interested in one or several of the domains that we currently work in too? Then why not become a member? Mail us at bestuur@opennederland.nl Currently our events and communication are in Dutch only.