About the Journal
Focus and Scope
The Studia Polonijne covers fields of research such as History, History of Church and Sociology. It is aimed at presenting the origins and history of Polish diaspora abroad, their pastoral care and complexity of its contemporary problems. The Journal is divided into sections: The Articles, The Materials, The Chronicle of Institute, The Reviews of books. Each paper gives an account of various contexts of Polish diaspora. It was first published in 1976 in difficult times of communist-ruled Poland with the main aim of mutual understanding between Poles in the country and abroad. During its almost 50-year-long history, Studia Polonijne has been bringing togehter many international scholars, from the United States, Canada, France, Latin America, Russia and many others countries.
The Studia Polonijne is unique and only one journal in Poland focused on Polish diaspora, its history and problems. It is also highly specialized and dedicated to Poles living abroad all over the world. Because of its role of broadening the knowledge about Polonia among Poles in the country and abroad, the Polish language is used in majority of papers. The Journal supports strenghtening the ties between Poland and its emigrants, reminding them about Polish identity and culture.
The primary version of the Journal is a paper edition.
The journal is indexed by the following databases:
Articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Peer Reviev Process
Studia Polonijne uses a double-blind peer review system. The manuscript author(s) do not know the identity of the two reviewers to whom the submitted article is sent, and vice versa, the reviewers do not know the names of the author(s) of the articles.Authors are asked to include the title of the contribution, an English summary, and the bibliography quoted in the article. The three mentioned items, along with the text of the article, will be sent to the reviewers when they are asked by the Editor to evaluate the contribution.
In case of contrary reviews, the Editor-in Chief appoints the third reviewer and his review is decisive.
Code of Ethics
Studia Polonijne is a journal committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. In order to provide our readers with a journal of highest quality, we set forth the following principles of our Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement. Any article or review found not in accord with these standards will be eliminated from the journal if malpractice is discovered at any time, even after actual publication. The double-blind peer review process also includes close scrutiny for any possible plagiarism or research fabrication or falsification. In accordance with the code of conduct, we will report any cases of suspected plagiarism or duplicate publishing.
The AUTHOR: Authors must ensure that they have written academically solid and original content that is the fruit of a genuine search for truth. Authors are also asked to abide by the typographical and editorial rules set by the journal's editor. Authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles confirm that the submitted work represents the author's contributions and has not been copied or plagiarized, in whole or in part, from other works without clear citation. Any work or extended wording of other authors, contributors, or sources (including online sites) must be appropriately credited and referenced, and the submitter must be in possession of necessary permissions, if required, for reproducing any content from other sources. Authors submitting their papers also assert that the manuscript, as submitted, has not been accepted nor is under consideration for publication elsewhere. Authors are obliged to acknowledge and adequately cite all content reproduced from other sources. Authors also confirm that all the work in the submitted manuscript is original. Authors are expected to notify the journal editor immediately if any significant error in their work is identified, either before or after publication.
The REVIEWER: Reviewers are asked to contribute to the editorial decision-making process by issuing a balanced and fair evaluation of the reviewed papers. The reviewer's evaluation should be delivered without unnecessary delay, normally within four weeks. The reviewer must keep confidential any and all information supplied by the editor or author. He/she must also alert the editor to any known previously-published or -submitted content that seems suspiciously similar to that under review. The reviewer must express clearly her/his decision regarding the submitted article, with a recommendation of one of the following: accept; conditionally accept; revise and resubmit; reject. Any selected reviewer who feels unqualified to review the research reported in an assigned manuscript, or knows that its prompt review will be impossible, should notify the Editor-in-Chief and excuse himself from the review process.
The EDITOR: Misconduct and unethical behavior, including examples outlined above, may be identified and brought to the attention of the Editor-in-Chief and publisher at any time, by anyone. Any person informing the editor or publisher of such conduct is obliged to provide sufficient information and evidence, after which an investigation will be undertaken until a successful decision or conclusion is reached. In the process, the author will be given the opportunity to respond to any allegations. If the Editor-in-Chief finds the allegations justified, the paper submitted will be rejected for publication for violation of the above-stated ethical standards. In a case of serious misconduct, a formal letter may be sent to the head of the author’s academic department, or a formal ban may be imposed on further submissions from that individual for a defined period.
Instructions for Authors
1. Submitted papers cannot be already published in another journals.
2. The Author is obligated to attach signed documents to Submission Form
3. By submitting the paper to 'Studia Polonijne', the Author agrees the paper be published on-line, in Internet repositories and databases.
4. The maximum length of the article should not exceed 40 000 characters (including spaces).
5. Paper texts should be mailed in .docx format on e-mail adress: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Bibliography instrucions here
7. All papers are published according to our Code of Ethics.
Studia Polonijne uses a double-blind peer review system. The author(s) of the manuscript do not know the identity of the two reviewers to whom the submitted article is sent, and vice versa, the reviewers do not know the names of the author(s) of the articles. Authors are asked to include the title of the article, an English summary, and the bibliography quoted in the article. The three above-mentioned items, along with the text of the article, will be sent to the reviewers when they are asked by the Editor to evaluate the contribution.
In the case of the contradictory reviews, the Editor-in-Chief appoints the third reviewer and the outcome of this review is final.