edusources: national platform offering a wide range of educational resources

edusources is the platform for digital (open) educational resources for Dutch education. With edusources, instructors, librarians and students have access in one place to a diverse range of digital educational resources. Educational resources are stored and made available within SURF's safe and reliable platform.

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Rates edusources

edusources is an additional service provided by SURF and has 2 licensing models: a campus license and a license for collaborations. The latter is suitable for, among other things, professional communities. Below you will find all rates for 2022, exclusive of VAT.

2 licensing models

Campus license

License for collaborations

Entire organisation can upload resources

Limited group can upload resources

Authentication via SURFconext & eduID

Authentication via SURFconext Teams & eduID

Upload an infinite number of collections

Upload 1 collection

License for institution & professional community

License for professional community


The use of edusources requires a repository. If you use our own repository service SURFsharekit for that, you pay a combined charge for edusources and SURFsharekit.

Collaboration license rates 2022


Rate per month


EUR 466

edusources + SURFsharekit

EUR 550


A university of applied sciences would like to take out a cooperation licence for one of its professional communities. This community has members from 3 universities of applied sciences and 1 university. The university of applied sciences that takes out the licence pays EUR 550  per month. Community members associated with the university can publish and manage the learning resources on behalf of that community. They also receive a community page on

Campus license rates 2022

The rate for the campus license depends on the number of students in your institution.

Number of students

Rate per month edusources

Rate per month edusources + SURFsharekit


EUR 466

EUR 550


EUR 608

EUR 777


EUR 861

EUR 1,283


EUR 962

EUR 1,553

Interested in edusources?

Does your institution or professional community want to connect to edusources? Your SURF institution contact person (ICP) or authorised person at the institution (BVI) can request SURF services via SURFdashboard. The ICP or BVI can also see the costs and sign the necessary contracts in SURFdashboard. Don't know who the ICP or BVI are? Or would you like more information about a license or the use of edusources? Contact the edusources team at

Experimenteren met edusources

Met de regeling Versnellen met edusources van SURF en Versnellingsplan kan een instelling een jaar lang met edusources experimenteren. Starten met de regeling kan aan het begin van elk kwartaal tot en met oktober 2022.

Meer informatie op de website van Versnellingsplan