Instructions for Authors

Orbis scholae carries four types of article:
theoretical papers (ca 45,000 characters)
methodological papers (ca 45,000 characters)
review papers (ca 45,000 characters)
research reports (ca 45,000 characters)
discussion papers (ca 18,000 characters)
conference reports (ca 9,000 characters)
book reviews (ca 9,000 characters)

English issues of Orbis scholae are concieved as invitation-based special (monothematic) issues. Papers on a selected topic are invited through “calls for papers” every year in advance. Only excellent papers of outstanding consequence are accepted outside the “calls for papers”.

The manuscript should be submitted via following link: https://ojs.cuni.cz/orbisscholae/.

The articles should have the following structure: abstract (max 1,200 characters), key words, introduction, state-of-the-art, method, results and interpretations, discussion.

Authors are expected to respect APA guidelines concerning referencing while preparing manuscripts.

The Journal accepts previously unpublished papers only. The submitted manuscript must include the following statement: “Neither the sumbitted paper nor its substantial parts were published in or submitted to another journal, collection of papers, conference proceedings or book.”

Peer Review

Prior to publication, each paper (excluding reports and book reviews) is peer-reviewed by two anonymous experts (double-blind review).

Open Access Statement

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Content License

The journal applies the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License to articles and other works we publish. If you submit your paper for publication by Orbis scholae, you agree to have the CC BY license applied to your work. The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions.

Publication Fees

There are no author fees or charges required for manuscript processing and/or publishing materials in the journal.

230 x 157 mm
periodicity: 3 x per year
print price: 150 czk
ISSN: 1802-4637
E-ISSN: 2336-3177