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How to publish in Rocznik Ochrona Środowiska (Annual Set the Environment Protection)

Rocznik Ochrona Środowiska is an open access journal. Its entire content of is available free of charge in the full text version (* .pdf) under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license. In order to counteract unfair publishing practices, we apply the principles of publication ethics, in line with the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

To start proceeding in Rocznik Ochrona Środowiska in 2022 first send your manuscript to ROS email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and complete ROS questionnaire for authors (CLICK).

The manuscript should be prepared according to guidelines (CLICK).

Authors are obliged to provide the original work, which cannot be plagiarized or self-plagiarized in any part.

Sending the manuscript to ROS you agree with terms of the procedure according to the scheme given below. 

Each manuscript is judged by two independent Reviewers - research workers specializing in a given topic. Reviewers are not affiliated in the same institution as the Author (Authors) of the reviewed manuscript and there is no conflict of interest resulting from their mutual relationship. Reviews are an internal document of the Journal.

Manuscripts are published only in English.

When the paper is approved for publication, the authors will receive information on the publication fee.  It should be paid on Editorial Office's account. After payment is received the manuscript is published. The standard fee for manuscript up to 12 pages is PLN 1,000 converted to Euros or US dollars according to the current exchange rate. The additional payment for each page over 12 is PLN 75.


The editors of ROS reserve the right to introduce abbreviations, stylistic corrections, additions and corrections of excessively cited literature, etc., provided that it will increase the substantive value and readability of the journal.