Open Access Policy

Open Access Policy

Theological Reflections: Eastern European Journal of Theology is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. The journal adheres to the policy of maximum visibility of its content, which is expected to contribute to the sustainable development of scientific knowledge. Therefore, the Journal provides immediate open access to all articles published therein on the basis of principles formulated in the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition. This framework permits any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles published in the journal, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from having access to the Internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

Immediate open access

All articles published in the Journal are made available on the Journal’s website and in PDF format for each article without any embargo period.

Copyright Notice

All articles published in the Journal are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 CC-BY license, which permits readers to use its content under the condition of providing a proper attribution to the work in the manner specified by the licensor. 

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

By submitting an article for publication in Theological Reflections: Eastern European Journal of Theology the author grants the editors the right to publish the article and distribute it in electronic and print form.

The author reserves all copyrights and the right to use the materials of the article in whole or in part for educational purposes, to write his own dissertations, to prepare abstracts, conference reports, oral presentations, etc., as well as post electronic copies articles (including the final electronic version downloaded from the journal’s official website) on non-commercial web-resources without the consent of the editorial board and founders.

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Relationships between authors, editors and reviewers in our journal are based on academic benevolence, objectivity of ratings and priority of scholarly quality. We are following the principles of Code of Conduct for Editors as defined by the Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE), in particular.