About UCL Press

Established as the UK’s first fully open access university press in 2015, UCL Press has fast become one of the leading open access scholarly publishers in the UK, publishing both traditional peer-reviewed scholarly works and innovative research outputs.


UCL Press currently publish 45 open access books a year in addition to UCL Open: Environment and 13 academic journals, and support UCL’s successful student journals programme. You can find more information about UCL Press as well as access all our published content for free, at www.uclpress.co.uk.

Based at UCL (www.ucl.ac.uk), one of the world’s leading research universities, our primary outputs are scholarly monographs and edited collections, but we also publish textbooks, journals and other innovative research outputs. Our books have been accessed more than 3 million times by readers across the world.

UCL Press makes all its books and journals available in open access form to download freely in PDF form or read online anywhere in the world. They can be downloaded freely from UCL Press’s website or from the many other platforms where they are distributed. UCL believes in the principles of open access as the best way to help solve the world’s global challenges.

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If you have any questions or enquiries about UCL Press, please see the website www.uclpress.co.uk.