SURF Research Access Management: easy and secure access to research services

Researchers often spend a lot of time arranging secure access to the systems they need for their research. SURF Research Access Management provides research collaborations with fast, easy, and secure access to these systems.

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Rates SURF Research Access Management

What does it cost to make SURF Research Access Management available to your researchers? Allowing researchers to participate in existing research collaborations is free. If you want them to be able to set up and manage collaborations themselves, you will need to purchase the service from SURF.

Providing researchers with access to existing collaborations

Linking your identity provider to SURF Research Access Management is free. Through this link, researchers can use their institutional account to join existing collaborations by invitation, allowing them to use research services that are also linked to SURF Research Access Management.

Allow researchers to set up research collaborations themselves

Do you want your researchers to be able to create and manage research collaborations themselves in SURF Research Access Management?  Then your institution must purchase this service from SURF and the following charges will apply:

  • Is your institution in the WO, HBO or UMC sector ? Then SURF Research Access Management is included in the basic fee Infrastructure. Researchers at your institution can then create research collaborations at no extra cost.
  • Is your institution part of the research sector, MBO or other institutions? Then SURF Research Access Management costs 1,013 euros per month (rate 2022) for an unlimited number of collaborations.