The European Union Public License (EUPL)
The course is targeting primarily those with decision-making responsibilities in relation to open software licensing and in particular the EUPL, and those with responsibility for implementing those licenses, as well as professionals involved in the development of public services and/or contributing to/leveraging open-source projects.
- Understand why the EUPL has been created
- Describe the additional provisions and features that make the EUPL specific
- Understand the EUPL scope in relation to software distribution
- Apply the notions of Reciprocity, Interoperability and Compatibility within the framework of the EUPL
- Situate the EUPL in the wider context of available open-source licences
- Understand the role of the licensor
- Assess EUPL licensing when your project includes multiple components
- Identify cases where a different licence may be preferable
- Identify supporting resources
- Know which acknowledgements in the source code are most appropriate
This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.
- Certificate of completion