Universidade Católica Editora (UCP PRESS) integrates the Open Access Policy of Universidade Católica Portuguesa publishing monographic editions and scientific journals.
Open Access policies are being developed worldwide following the advances in information technology over the internet during the first decade of twentieth century. The possibility of making scientific knowledge accessible to everyone and everywhere in the world has become crucial.
The exponential increase in the recognition of scientific work and its authors and institutions, and the social and economic impact of science, require full commitment on the Open Science concept. UCP PRESS has been associated with this change implementing an active policy of offering publications in Open Access. To learn more about Open Access policies in Portugal, access Open Science.