About the Journal

Glocalism is a peer-reviewed, open access and cross-disciplinary journal, established in 2013 and, since 2024, published by Milano University Press on behalf of the association Globus et Locus.

As Glocalism is a six-monthly journal, two issues are published annually.

However, after having gone through the peer review process, and accepted, each article is immediately published online on the journal's "First View" page.

Glocalism does not have article submission charges (ASCs) or article processing charges (APCs). All the articles are published without publication fees and are freely available online. They are published under the liberal Creative Commons Attribution License (Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International [CC BY-SA 4.0 Deed]). The author holds the copyright and retains publishing rights without restrictions.

Pre-print and post-print versions can be distributed under the same license.

Glocalism complies with the COPE Core Practices for Journal Publishers. It is identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN). Each article carries a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), which serves as a unique electronic identification tag.

Manuscripts submitted to Glocalism are automatically checked by iThenticate to detect possible plagiarism.



The journal has enabled the PKP PN (Public Knowledge Project Preservation Network) plugin, in order to preserve digital contents through LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) project.

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Glocalism is included in “UGC-CARE List Group I”, prepared by the “Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics”, which was established by the UGC – University Grants Commission (New Delhi, India):

Glocalism is recognized as a scientific journal by ANVUR (Italy) for ASN  in the following fields:

  • Area 08 – Ingegneria civile ed Architettura
  • Area 10 – Scienze dell’antichità, filologico-letterarie e storico-artistiche
  • Area 11 – Scienze storiche, filosofiche, pedagogiche e psicologiche
  • Area 12 – Scienze giuridiche
  • Area 13 – Scienze economiche e statistiche
  • Area 14 – Scienze politiche e sociali