Utrecht University Library, as part of Utrecht University (the Netherlands), is actively involved in the educational and academic culture in Utrecht. Utrecht University considers open access to be a high priority, at the university, in The Netherlands and also worldwide. On May 9, 2005 the Executive Board signed the Berlin Declaration. In 2009 Utrecht University committed itself to making publications from their scientists freely available in the Utrecht University Repository. In 2013 Utrecht University started an Open Access Fund that is still supported today.