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Submission Preparation Checklist

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.
  • The article being submitted is formated according to the templates

Author Guidelines

Submission of an article

Paper proposals may be submitted only through our online system. There are no deadlines or calls for papers - proposals may be submitted continuously.

General principles of adoption and publishing of articles in Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University

  1. Articles are published in English.
  2. Articles can be prepared in Polish or English language.
  3. Authors interested in publishing an article in the Scientific Journal are obliged to prepare the article in accordance with editorial requirements and providing the anonymity of the author of article being evaluated.  The review of an article takes place through the so-called "double-blind review process".
  4. The number of pages of the article in B-5 format should not be less than 10 and not more than 15 pages.
  5. Non-compliant articles will be rejected.
  6. If an article has multiple authors, the Author who makes a new submission indicates who is a corresponding author. The corresponding author will be responsible for all correspondence with the Publisher and approves the final version of the paper on behalf of the others.
  7. During the article submission process, the Corresponding Author will be required to confirm his and co-authors' agreement to abide by the terms of the copyright statement, which is referenced below (Copyright Notice / Manuscript Copyright and Declaration Statement).
  8. The publication of articles is free of charge.


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Your personal data is processed based on Article 6(1)(c) and (e) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR).

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