Open access is a means to make research results freely available online to anyone. The unrestricted online access to articles published in scholarly journals is essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of the latest health research findings.

The following are the top 10 countries with the most open access journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Click here to view the complete list of countries with open access journals in DOAJ.

Top 10 countries with the most open access journals in DOAJ

  1. United States          1229
  2. Brazil                           592
  3. United Kingdom     509
  4. Spain                           367
  5. India                           317
  6. Germany                   212
  7. Canada                       205
  8. Romania                   178
  9. Italy                            171
  10. Turkey                       162
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