50 Years of Leuven University Press

Lore Van Praag: 'Successful peer review involves an open and fresh view on your research topic.'

Lore Van Praag: 'Successful peer review involves an open and fresh view on your research topic.'

The most significant change that academic publishing underwent is the increasing importance of academic publications as a basis for funding and career opportunities.

Special messages and wishes on our 50th anniversary

Special messages and wishes on our 50th anniversary
We are very proud to celebrate our 50th anniversary together with all our authors, editors, series boards, readers, and partners who have supported...

Hilde Van Gelder: ‘Ideally, print and digital books go hand in hand’

Hilde Van Gelder: ‘Ideally, print and digital books go hand in hand’
The monograph will be considered a warm haven, a tool for resistance and reflection. I expect that it will even regain a certain importance compared to publishing in journals.

Discover our festive Open Access title collection!

Discover our festive Open Access title collection!
To underline the importance we attach to Open Access and Open Science, we will make a selected backlist title permanently available in Open Access ...

23 Interesting Facts about Leuven University Press

23 Interesting Facts about Leuven University Press
Did you know Leuven University Press has more than 900 monographs, 650 edited volumes, 300 ebooks, 49 series, 63 textbooks and 6 periodicals available?

Demmy Verbeke : ‘There are at least three reasons to pursue full Open Access in all scholarly communication.’

Demmy Verbeke : ‘There are at least three reasons to pursue full Open Access in all scholarly communication.’
Electronic publication and dissemination have brought major challenges and opportunities. The possibilities seem limitless, albeit that they have certainly not brought the democratisation that was originally envisaged.

Luc Sels: 'Leuven University Press and KU Leuven share the same challenges.'

Luc Sels: 'Leuven University Press and KU Leuven share the same challenges.'
Leuven University Press and KU Leuven operate in a world subject to the same forces. We share the same challenges. Whether it concerns internation...

Meet the President of the Board Geert Bouckaert

Meet the President of the Board Geert Bouckaert

University Presses are among the most visible societal vehicles of universities. They are at the crossroad of the essence of what academic communities do: discover and invent new and future realities.

Meet the Director Veerle De Laet

Meet the Director Veerle De Laet
Education and research are essential domains in society, and this is even more true in times of crisis and uncertainty when there is a growing need for experts and researchers who can guide, explain, provide new insights, critically evaluate, and dare to ask the right questions.

Meet the Director Marike Schipper

Meet the Director Marike Schipper
In a time when alternative truths have acquired the same status as substantiated and demonstrable facts, and when the ultimate democracy of the Internet is sending out an unstoppable stream of opinions and perspectives, an academic publisher like Leuven University Press that subjects its publications to a multiple review procedure is a very important gatekeeper.

Meet the Director Hilde Lens

Meet the Director Hilde Lens
Leuven University Press is a mature academic press that has developed and earned its place in the publishing world. I dare to hope that the future for Leuven UP will remain just as enriching, challenging and interesting!

Celebrating 50 Years of Leuven University Press!

Celebrating 50 Years of Leuven University Press!
Established in 1971 Leuven University Press is proud to celebrate its 50th
anniversary this year.

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