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=== International/national OER initiatives ===
Regarding OpenCourseWare initiatives delivered by Higher Education organisations some of the most known initiatives are listed below. It should be noted that because of Spanish is used in most central and latin american countries, several initiatives are based among partnerships between Spanish and Higher Educations organizations located overseas.
Universia started in 2000 as an Internet initiative in the Higher Education sector. It is promoted by a group of Spanish universities with the support of the Spanish University Rectors' Board (CRUE), the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and sponsored by the Santander Group. It is coordinated by the Foundation Universia and its OpenCourseWare courses are licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 ES. The network is composed by 1.1000 Universities located in 15 countries: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. The initiative counts with 12 websites, one for each country, and another global site which offers information and contents from across the network. Universia reach out 10.1 million students, 8 million users and 850,000 university teaching staff .
The OCW from UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) was launched in 2008 and offers over 100 courses licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. The OCW from the EHU (Universidad del País Vasco) was also launched in 2008 and its contents are licensed under CC BY NC SA 2.5 ES. The OCW from the UPM (Universidia Politecnica de Madrid) offers over 80 courses under a various range of Creative Commons license.
Other Spanish universities providing OpenCourseWare are the: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (English,Spanish); Universidad de Alicante (Spanish); Universidad de Cadiz (Spanish); Universidad de Cantabria (Spanish); Universidad de Murcia (English,Spanish); Universidad de Navarra (Spanish); Universidad de Oviedo (Spanish); Universidad de Sevilla (Spanish); Universidad de Zaragoza (Spanish); Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (Spanish); Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (Spanish); Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena (Spanish); Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spanish); Universidad Politecnica Madrid (Spanish); Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Galician,Spanish); Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spanish, Catalan); Universitat de Girona (Spanish, Catalan); Universitat Jaume I (Spanish, Catalan).
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