Instructions for Authors

Problemy Ekorozwoju/Problems of Sustainable Development is an interdisciplinary journal, connected with different sciences, from philosophy, through economy to environmental engineering. Every paper should however refer to the basic paradigms of sustainable development (so include social, economic and environmental issues). We also prefer international comparisons than local studies.

Scope of the journal includes, among others:

  • Philosophical aspects of sustainable development.
  • Social-political aspects of sustainable development.
  • Earth resources management from the viewpoint of sustainable development.
  • Influence of new technologies on sustainable development.

Annually two issues are published. 

Papers are printed free of charge.

Every article is peer reviewed. Reviews are usually ready within two weeks.

We do not print more than one paper of the same author/authors not only in the actual number of the journal, and only once a year.

The magazine publishes original papers up to 50 000 000 characters, with spaces).

Text pages should be of the A4 size, double line spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font. The text should be organized as follows: 

  • Title of the article,
  • Name and surname of the author(s),
  • Address,
  • E-mail,
  • ORCID,
  • Abstract and key words.

References quoted in the text should be given in parentheses and include the author’s surname and the publication year e.g.  (Tyburski, 2004).

The reference list should be given at the article end, arranged alphabetically by surnames of the first authors.

Reference should be listed as the following:

Surname and name initials of the author(s), year, article title, magazine title in italic, volume, issue, pages: from-to. Example:
KOZLOWSKI S., 2006, The Position of Poland in Europe, Problemy Ekorozwoju/ Problems of Sustainable Development, 1(2): 93-98.

Surname and name initials of the author(s), title  in italic, publishers’ name, publication year. Example:
KOZLOWSKI S., 2005, The Future of Sustainable Development, KUL, Lublin.

Publication in collective works (monographs)
Surname and name initials of the author(s), article title, title of the monograph (in italic font),  surname and name initials of the monograph editor, publisher’s name, publication year: Example:
PAPUZINSKI A., 2004, Philosophical Aspects of Sustainable Development Principle, Philosophical, Social and Economic Aspects of Sustainable Development, ed. Pawlowski A., Lublin University of Technology, Lublin: 25-32.

Name of the web site, address, date of access. Example:
Problemy Ekorozowju/ Problems of Sustainable Development, (2.01.2020).
It is also good to include DOI numbers for the quoted papers.

The papers should be submitted to: