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Author Guidelines

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

Requirements for articles

For publication in the collection, author's materials are accepted that inform about new results or explore original approaches to solving current scientific problems in the following fields: theory and history of public administration; public administration, Ukrainian state construction; state management mechanisms; economy; Public Service; Local Government; European integration, etc. (Industry and issues).

The article is submitted for publication in a completed form, in accordance with the requirements set out below.

When preparing articles, please adhere to the following requirements:

The text of the article (without annotations and bibliography) of 15 or more A4 pages in the MS WORD editor (in *.doc or *.docx format).

Font - Times New Roman 12, no hyphens, paragraphs - 1.25, width - justified.

Page margins: right, left, top and bottom 20 mm, page orientation – portrait, line spacing – 1.5 (in tables – 1). The language of the article is Ukrainian, English.


Subject heading UDC.

Title of the article (up to 10 words). The title of the article should reflect the content and purpose of this article.

Name and surnames of the authors.

Place of work or study (name of institution or organization, city, country).

Annotation. The abstract should reflect the content of the article; have the structure: Purpose ..., Material and methods ..., results ..., Conclusions .... If the language of the article is not Ukrainian - the abstract in Ukrainian is presented in expanded form (2000 characters with spaces). Served in three languages (Ukrainian, English).

Keywords: 5–8 words, characterizing the investigated problem.

Introduction. The introduction describes what the author hopes to achieve, and clearly indicates the problem under investigation. Should generalize the relevant studies to ensure the context and explain what research other authors, if any, are contested or require continuation. The end of the Introduction indicates the purpose of the study.

Material and methods of investigation. The section of the article should describe the experiment, the hypothesis, the general plan of the experiment, or the technique. A plan should be formulated that is suitable for answering questions. There is enough information to recreate the research (the nature of the contingent of subjects, methods). Indicate what the procedure adheres to in the article. Arrange them in order of importance. If such methods are new, they should have detailed explanations. Specify the availability of the sample. Describe equipment and materials as appropriate. For medical articles, it is necessary to indicate relevant standards on the observance of the ethics of medical research (involving human or animal).

Results of the study. The author must explain which discoveries he achieved in the study. They should be clearly grouped and have a logical sequence. An adequate analysis of the results of the study is presented; statistical data.

Conclusions / discussions. This section provides an interpretation of the results of the study; how the results are correlated with expectations and earlier studies; The article supports or refutes previous theories. It explains how research has influenced the progress of scientific knowledge. At the end of the section, Prospects for further research in this direction are indicated.

References  issued by the Harvard system (BSI). Recommendations for registration can be found on the linkIt is mandatory to use at least one source which is in scientometric databases Scopus or Web of science.

At the end of the article, please indicate for each author (Ukrainian, English and Russian languages): full name, full name, academic degrees and academic rank, place of work (official name and postal address of the institution or organization); ORCID; e-mail, phone number.


As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the author guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.


  1. Printed version of the article (one copy).
  2. The electronic version of the article should sent to e-mail: bratislava@ukr.net
  3. A review of the PhD (post-graduate students submit a review of the scientific consultant / supervisor) and extract from the protocol of the meeting of the relevant department about the recommendation for printing.

For authors with a PhD degree and authors who do not have a degree, a color scan of a PhD’s review is attached to the publication.


The manuscripts received for publication in the journal are reviewed. In the case of a negative review, an article may be returned to the author for revision or rejected.

The articles in the journal are printed at the expense of the authors if an article is accepted for publication. The cost of publishing a journal article is 1150 UAH (50 EUR) (without crediting the number of authors and pages). After acceptance, the article will enter the production cycle and the author will be asked to pay the publication charge for the journal. No article will be published until Publication Fee is paid.

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