Publishing Policies

There are no article processing or submission charges for authors. Furthermore there are no subscription fees. Expect on average 12 weeks from submission to publication.
UBR is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).


Creative Commons License

University of Bucharest Review is an Open Access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

Authors of articles published in UBR are the copyright holders of their article and may grant to any third party the right to use, reproduce or disseminate their article.


Authors do not transfer copyright to the publisher, they do not assign exclusive rights to the publisher, and they retain all rights. Authors are free to deposit the submitted, accepted and published version of their article in any repository, as long as the source is acknowledged with citation (for more information see the UBR entry in Sherpa Romeo).

Contributor’s publishing agreement

Before publication, Bucharest University Press requires the author as the rights holder to sign a Journal Contributor’s Publishing Agreement. BUP’s Journal Contributor’s Publishing Agreement is an exclusive license agreement which means that the author retains copyright in the work but grants BUP the sole and exclusive right and license to publish for the full legal term of copyright.


Creative Commons License

UBR publishes all content and gathered data under the CC-BY license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license). This license allows readers to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, and to alter, transform, or build upon the material, including for commercial use, providing the original author is credited.


The PDF versions of the review are archived by the Romanian National Library.