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Author Guidelines

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.


The authors of articles submitted to the editor are expected to give a well-founded presentation of:

  • the factual contribution to the content of articles;
  • the sources of research funding, the results of which are the content of the articles;
  • the property of the research instrumentation that contributed to the creation of the article.

Scientific articles are subjected to the following peer-review procedure:

  1. The Editorial Committee reviews the article in terms of its content and form.
  2. Two independent reviewers from outside the Editorial Committee draw up a review under the following principles:
  • the Author does not know the identity of his or her reviewer, and the reviewer does not  know the Author’s name (double-blind review process);
  • articles are reviewed in a REVIEW FORM;
  • the review ends with a clear conclusion as to whether the article can be published in the Journal.

3. The Editorial Committee decides whether the article will be published in each issue of the Journal.


Information for Authors - Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit Academic Papers on theoretical and empirical aspects of Sustainable Deve­lopment and Environmental Management as well as on Environmental Economics and Natural Resources. Papers submitted for review should be in the form of Articles, Research Reports, Discussions or Reviews of Books.

Submissions should have up to 25,000 characters with spaces, excluding the abstract and reference list, and should have a clearly defined structure (Introduction, Chapters, Sub-chapters, Ending/Conclusions). Please strictly observe the number of characters. Each additional 1,000 characters of the text are charged (50 PLN + 23% VAT or 10 EUR).

A model form can be found in the TEMPLATE. The references cited have to be in alphabetical order, unnumbered. Plans, drawings and schemas (in colour) should be prepared using Microsoft Word with all elements in a single-element group.

Papers are checked through an anti-plagiarism check process using iThenticate software, followed by a review process. Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published previously and is not considered for publication elsewhere.

The author is obliged to refer to the reviewers' comments (file: REVIEW RESPONSE). Once the reviewers' comments have been taken into account, the revised article is treated as the final text. Authors can only make possible corrections resulting from the editorial composition on PDF files sent for approval. Any corrections should concern only the errors resulting from the work on the text during the composition (e.g. changes in subscript/upload indices, drawing errors and other technical errors).

Please proofread the paper before sending it to us, as only the papers without any grammatical and spelling errors will be accepted. Please use the correct scientific English. The Editorial Office may publish abridged versions of papers or change titles.

At the stage of submitting the manuscript, each author fully accepts the  CONTRACT, to confirm that the work has not been published before and to transfer the copyright to the work to the Publisher.

Author's Fees: PLN 2500 +23% VAT or 600 EUR. 

Members of the Polish Association of Environmental and Resource Economists - PLN 2000 +23% VAT.

The fee is charged after accepting the paper for publication.

 Editorial Office Contact Details:


Journal „Economics and Environment"


Correspondence address:


Sienkiewicza 22, 15-092 Białystok, POLAND


Bank account details:

Bank: ING

IBAN: PL 10 1050 1823 1000 0022 2677 5456


Submission Preparation Checklist

All submissions must meet the following requirements.

  • The text has not been published anywhere yet and is not being submitted to another journal.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format in accordance with the TEMPLATE.
  • The bibliography has been formatted following requirements in TEMPLATE. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided, and the digital object identifier (DOI) included.
  • All figures and tables are of high quality and placed in the text in the appropriate places (not at the end).
  • A native speaker or professional translator has reviewed the article to ensure a high level of English language and style.
  • I am aware that the publication fee is 600 EUR gross (or 2,500 PLN +23% VAT) and is charged after the article is accepted for publication.
  • On behalf of all authors of the article, I accept it in full the CONTRACT to grant a royalty-free license for works with an obligation to provide the CC-BY-SA sublicense.
  • In the "Comments for the Editor" field (below), I will provide the contact of 3 international reviewers who are experts in the subject of the attached paper (name, affiliation, area of interest, e-mail address).

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Protection of Personal Data (GDPR)

Pursuant to Article 13, paragraph 1 and paragraph 2, of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing the Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter: GDPR), we inform that:

  1. the administrator of your data is the Fundacja Ekonomistów Środowiska i Zasobów Naturalnych, seated at 22 Sienkiewicza Street, Białystok, Poland;
  2. your personal data are processed for the purpose of executing the process of publishing/reviewing the work of which you are the author/co-author/reviewer, i.e. where you have acted as an Author/Reviewer, making the data available to other subjects involved in the process of publishing, for databases and other scientific websites engaged in the promotion of scientific articles, in Poland and internationally, published in the “Economics and Environment”, as the original source of these data in line with Art. 6, paragraph 1, point 1a of GDPR.
  3. the recipients of your personal data will be: readers of the Journal “Economics and Environment”, other subjects connected with the publishing process, users of databases and other scientific websites engaged in the promotion of scientific articles, in Poland and internationally, as the original source of these data;
  4. your personal data will be stored for the period of the active life of the Board of Editors of the Journal “Economics and Environment” and subsequent five years;
  5. you have the right to access your data as well as the right to rectification, erasure, termination of processing, transfer of data, the right to raise an objection, the right to withdraw the consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing before its withdrawal;
  6. you have the right to lodge a complaint with the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection whenever you conclude that the processing of your data constitutes an infringement of provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations of 27 April 2016;
  7. providing personal data is a condition for having the submitted article of which you are an author/co-author or a reviewer published. You are obliged to provide the requested personal data, and a consequence of refraining from this obligation will be the refusal of publishing your article or accepting your review by the Editors of the Journal “Economics and Environment”;
  8. your data shall be processed in an automated form, including data profiling.