Open Access Policy

Constantine 1 University, the unique publisher of the Journal of Human Sciences, adopts an open access strategy, which means that all published articles are freely and fully accessible online, at no cost to readers or institutions.

This policy is summarized in the following points:

  • Articles are submitted in the ASJP national platform ( and are only accessible at this stage by the designated reviewers, the corresponding author, editor-in-chief and associated editor. There is no possibility of open access to a submission during the review process..
  • Articles accepted for publication are also accessible by the editorial staff for correction and copy/layout edition. Articles accepted for publication are never open access.
  • Published articles are available in open access without conditions.
    • No registration / authentication / subscription or personal or institutional account is required.
    • No access via an institutional domain (recognition of IP addresses or email addresses) is required.
    • Articles are published in full text in PDF format (and soon in HTML format).
    • Published articles are under CC-BY-NC 4.0 License
  • Published articles are available in the following repositories: