Our guiding principles
Transparency and independence
As stated in its Founding Regulation, “the confidence of the Community institutions, the general public and interested parties in ECDC is essential. For this reason, it is vital to ensure its independence, high scientific quality, transparency and efficie
Open access for scientific content
All outputs with scientific content produced by, or on behalf of, the Centre are published as open access.
The ECDC authorship policy provides guidance for authors of written work produced by, or on behalf of ECDC, including for publication in peer-reviewed journals.