Established in the year 2001, the Cluj-Napoca-based Scientia Publishing House is the publisher of Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania. The Publisher’s scope of activity is in line with the mission as well as the educational and scientific development strategy of the University founded in the same year, its objective being to publish scientific books, manuals, and university textbooks in Hungarian language in order to contribute this way to the development of higher education and the cultivation of science in Romania.
As a scientific publisher, Scientia issues its publications in several languages: Hungarian, Romanian, English, and other languages of international circulation. Scientia Publishing House produces both printed and electronic publications (e-books) provided with ISBN or ISSN codes and peer-reviewed by experts in the field. All books include tables of contents and abstracts in three languages (Hungarian, Romanian, and English).
As an academic publisher, the issues of Scientia Publishing House cover 6 areas of science: humanities, social sciences, economics and law, natural sciences, engineering sciences, and medical sciences. The books are published as part of the following series: Sapientia Books, University Textbooks, Lecture Notes, Workshops (Conference Proceedings), History of Science, and Transylvania XXI.
Scientia Publishing House issues the English-language scientific journal Acta Universitatis Sapientiae. Established in 2008, the academic journal has 12 series as follows: Mathemathica, Informatica, Alimentaria, Film and Media Studies, Communicatio, Economics and Business, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Social Analysis, European and Regional Studies, Legal Studies, Agriculture and Environment, and Philologica.
The above-listed series are included in a total of 61 different international databases.
The year 2013 marks the start of a collaboration in the framework of which the university journal is co-published with De Gruyter/Sciendo publishing company.