Editorial Requirements

Only articles that comply with the following CONTENT-RELATED and FORMAL CRITERIA:


  1. The article is within the scope of social policy, i.e. concerns the question of the state's (including self-government) involvement in actions towards increasing the standard of living, or solving social problems on a local, national or international scale, including the research theory and methodology of these questions..
  2. The text meets the criteria for a scientific article, i.e. presents original empirical, theoretical or analytical study results, presents current scientific knowledge, research methods, research project development, its results and and conclusions, listing all references (reference list), is a case study, discussion, review or a legal commentary.


  1. The article is submitted in an electronic version, as a file sent to the Editorial Office's e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. The length of the article should not exceed 40,000 characters (with spaces), i.e. 22 pages. The length of reviews and reports should not exceed 20,000 characters, i.e. 11 uniform pages.
  3. The following document should be attached to the article (as a letter or scanned document), stating:
    1. a paper or component of a paper that has been published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    2. that the sender is the sole author of the text (in other cases, all contributors are to be listed as co-authors, or the author is to mention all researchers who provided substantial help in writing the paper at the end of the article or in a footnote at the beginning of the text).
    3. Authors must agree to disclose all sources of funding for the research and creation of the paper, affiliations and possible input from other science and research institutions, associations or other entities (this is to be done in the introduction to the paper or in a footnote at the beginning of the text). The statement template is available on the journal's website. "Ghostwriting" (not crediting the co-authors) and "guest authorship" (crediting persons who did not contribute to the article) are a violation of academic integrity standards, and all discovered cases will be disclosed, including notifying the institutions that employ the author.
  4. When writing to the Editor, please include an exact address for correspondence , phone number, e-mail address, academic degree and title and the institution represented by the author in the e-mail.

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