The Egyetemi Műhely Publisher (EMP, Publisher) was founded as the scientific book publisher of the “Bolyai Association” by the Leading Council on the 13th of December 2005 according to the 9th paragraph of the constitutions of the Society. At that time they accepted the EMP’s organizational and operational regulations.
The purpose of the Egyetemi Műhely Publisher is to publish scientific books, manuals, university textbooks, PhD theses, collections of essays, which show the outcomes of scientific researches and are useful in university education. The EMP’s publications are constantly appearing from 2006.
The publisher’s areas are: philosophy, philology, theology, history, cultural studies, pedagogy, aesthetic- visual culture, media studies, interdisciplinary research.
The publications are organized into different series: Doctoral theses/Dissertations, University textbooks, Manuals, Monographs, Studies. The editing of these series is made by the series coordinators.
The publications have to respect both in form and in content the scientific criteria and the accreditation requirements.
The EMP does not publish plagiarized works and publications which violate the standards of ethical and professional norms.
The manuscripts are evaluated by peer reviewers; the Hungarian terminology is supervised by language proofreaders; the editing of the manuscripts is done by the professionally adept editors who edit in their specialization only; Proof-reading is done by qualified proof-readers.
The organization and coordination of the publishing activity is the task of a member of the Bolyai Society leadership, who is the director of the publisher.
The manuscripts are proofread, edited, corrected, wrapped, prepared for printing with the coordination of the responsible publisher.
The EMP is not an independent legal entity. The Bolyai Society is responsible for the legal and financial operations of the publishing activity.
The Bolyai Society makes copyright contracts with the authors. The contract form can be downloaded form here.
The expenses that come with book publishing are covered from (state-funded) projects and donations.
The EMP can establish cooperative agreements/arrangements with other publishers for issuing common publications.
The EMP earned B category in the field of scientific book releasing by the CNCS in 2011.