European Countryside is an international on-line scientific journal
focusing on rural research. It publishes theoretical and empirical articles,
considering the multi-functional rural development, regional aspects of
rural problems and results of individual disciplines directed towards the
countryside. The journal concerns European rural investigations.
European Countryside supports European integration processes,
collaboration of European experts and the idea of Europe of Regions.
Publishing in European Countryside is open for experts from universities,
research institutes and other scientific institutions regardless of
their nationality, ethnicity or religion. The Journal publishes
individual articles, mono-thematic issues, conference papers,
articles based on theses or research reports. Only technical criteria as quality,
language level and technical competence are decisive for accepting or
refection of the article. The Executive Board of the Journal decides on
the base of at least two independent reviews.
The review process is confidential.
European Countryside is a free-access journal. It means that any reader
with the internet access can read or print out the papers without any
registration. The authors will gain unlimited opportunity to be read,
quoted and networked. Therefore the acceptance of the article for
publication is conditioned by payment of the publication costs by the
authors or their institutions as a rule. On the other hand, all published
articles are at disposal free of charge to the widest spectrum of readers.