General submission guidelines

Manuscripts submitted to the Editors of “Studia i Materiały” may not be simultaneously under consideration for publication by editors of other journals or published previously. By submitting a manuscript for publication, the author gives consent to its publication in the Journal in printed and electronic forms. All submitted papers are reviewed by two anonymous reviewers (see below for the Reviewing Procedure). Editors also declare that they do not charge any fees from authors for the publication of their papers. Please submit manuscripts referring to the main topics of consecutive issues as specified by the Editors (a list is available on the Journal homepage).

The publication is free of charge. All articles are published on the open-access basis and under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 license ( Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY 4.0 license.

Editors declare that the paper version is the original version of  “Studia i Materiały”.

Articles should be sent via electronic mail to the e-mail address of the Editorial Board:

The manuscript should be sent in the MS Word or compatible (rtf) file and pdf file, with 1 paper copy (to the Editorial Board’s address) signed by the Author, together with a written declaration of non-infringement of third-party copyrights. The compatibility of printed and electronic versions must be ensured by the Author. In the case of co-authorship, please clearly indicate the percentage contributions of co-authors. The corresponding address for the Editors’ communications should be clearly stated (in the case of co-authorship, please indicate the corresponding author).
Authors are responsible for obtaining necessary permits for publication of any materials under the copyright held by third parties.

Editors inform that ghostwriting and plagiarism are manifestations of scientific misconduct and all detected cases will be revealed, including notification of the entities concerned. All manifestations of scientific misconduct, especially violations and breaches of ethics applicable in science, will be documented by the editors.
In order to combat ghostwriting, the Editors of “Studia i Materiały” require:

  • a declaration of non-infringement of third-party copyrights,
  • that authors of collective publications disclose the percentage contribution of each person to the publication,
  • provision of information about sources of publication funding, contribution of research institutions, associations and other entities.

Where any scientific misconduct is detected, the Editors, based on the guidelines proposed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), will apply the following procedures:   


Editors do not return materials that were not ordered.