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Focus and Scope

Psychologica Belgica is the official journal of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS) founded in 1954. BAPS promotes the development of both fundamental and applied psychological sciences.

Psychologica Belgica publishes peer-reviewed, fully open access, scientific contributions to all domains of psychology. The Editorial Board members come from a wide range of psychology domains, working in Belgium and in other countries. Publications are made available online as soon as they are available, with print issues appearing quarterly.

We invite empirical notes and regular empirical articles that address psychology from a variety of approaches and methods, both quantitative and qualitative. We also welcome integrative reviews of a particular domain within psychology, and contributions that incorporate a range of perspectives from areas within psychology or other related disciplines.

Most articles are unsolicited submissions, however special collections and issues on specific, timely topics, are also encouraged, which are typically edited by a Guest Editor.


Publication Frequency

The journal is published online as a continuous volume and issue throughout the year. Articles are made available as soon as they are ready.

Special collections of articles are welcomed and will be published as part of the normal issue, but also within a separate collection page.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.


Archiving Policy

The journal’s publisher, Ubiquity Press, focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. Content is also archived around the world to ensure long-term availability.

Ubiquity Press journals are indexed by the following services:

CrossRef, JISC KB+, SHERPA RoMEO, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCOHost, Google Scholar, CNKI, Norwegian Scientific Database, and Web of Science. In addition, all journals are available for harvesting via OAI-PMH.

Psychologica Belgica has an impact factor of 0.426 (5yr 1.107).

To ensure permanency of all publications, this journal also utilises CLOCKSS, and LOCKSS archiving systems to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.

If the journal is not indexed by your preferred service, please let us know by emailing support@ubiquitypress.com or alternatively by making an indexing request directly with the service.


Mailing List

If you would like to be kept up to date on the current contents of Psychologica Belgica, then please sign up to our mailing list. To receive regular updates on the opening of new issues and a Table of Contents, please register as a ‘reader’ here.


Advertisement Policy

The journal only displays advertisements that are of relevance to its scope and will be of interest to the readership (e.g. upcoming conferences). All advertising space is provided free of charge and the editor and publisher have the right to decline or withdraw adverts at any point.

If you wish to propose a potential advert then please contact the editorial team. All advert images will have to be provided to the publisher.


Sponsors

Psychologica Belgica is published with the support of Fondation Universitaire / Universitaire Stichting.

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