Open Access Policy

Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences 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. There is no embargo on the journal’s publications. Submission and acceptance dates, along with publication dates, are made available on the PDF format for each paper.

In this context, Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences accepts, within the open Access definition of the Budapest Open Access Initiative and on condition that proper citation of references are provided in accordance with scientific ethics and rules, that the peer-reviewed and published scientific literature can be accessed, read, downloaded, copied, distributed, printed, scanned, linked to the full texts, indexed, transmitted as data to software, and used for any legal purposes via internet without any financial, legal and technical obstacles.

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 Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) agreement.

Authors are encouraged to publish their data in recommended repositories.