Peer review procedure

bu,press supports researchers affiliated to the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in the publication of their research findings. In the publication process bu,press’ focus is on scientific quality as well as on science-friendly open access. All books published by bu,press in one or more working languages of the University (German, Italian, English, Ladin) are subject to a multi-step quality control process which involves the evaluation of form, language and content.

To ensure the quality of content, bu,press requests two independent, external reviews by internationally renowned experts selected by the press’ Editorial Board. On the basis of the reviews the Editorial Board decides upon the publication of the submitted manuscript. All titles which have undergone and positively completed this procedure are labelled peer-reviewed.