- Including the publication in the international data bases.
- Distributing the publication abroad.
- Increasing the number of articles written by foreign authors.
- Visibility of the journal.
- Increasing the quality of graphics of the printed issues.

Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Geographia
, which reached its 56th year of existence (since 1957), is published twice a year, in April and September, each issue having about 250 pages. As a consequence of the continuous improvement of the journal quality (also due to the presence of studies written by foreign authors) and because of the numerous international exchanges and its inclusion in international databases, the journal was accredited by the National University Research Council, and ranked within the B+ category.

Open Access: Yes

Publication fees: None

When citing this journal, please use the abbreviation: Studia UBB Geographia.


Receipt of the articles, information about copyright

Submitted papers, accompanied by a brief description, should be sent at:

Submitted papers are accepted in English and must be written in Word format. The papers which do not follow the format and the announced deadline will be automatically rejected [see INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS].
Articles will be reviewed by the editorial board and by the referees. All papers are reviewed independently at least by two referees; authors will be notified about acceptance or rejection of their papers and about the suggestions made by the referees.
The authors are entirely responsible for the content / translation of their papers.
All published papers will become property of the journal.

Issues, Deadlines:
The journal is published semesterly (June, December).

Here you can find the summary of each issue of Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Geographia (contents and abstracts). Archives 2007 - present (full text) can be accessed at: Full-text Archives

The paper submission for the Studia UBB Geographia volumes are programmed as follow:

‐ For volume 1 the final papers will be received until the beginning of April;
‐ For volume 2 the final papers will be received until the beginning of October.


Prevention and Fight against Plagiarism and other forms of fraudulent conduct

Authors of the journal must be aware and understand that Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai intends to prevent, and also sanctions attempts and acts of plagiarism and other forms of fraudulent conduct, including but not limited to the fabrication and/or falsification of data. Therefore, authors are hereby advised that:
– Plagiarism attempts or other fraudulent actions discovered and documented during the review process (Editorial Office, peer review) may lead to: a) rejection of the manuscript for publication; b) official information of the higher education or research institution of the author’s affiliation; and c) information of the scholarly community and public opinion.
– Upon notification on allegation of plagiarism or other fraudulent actions for any article that has been already published in Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai, and following the thorough verification of the notification, the Editorial Office may take the following steps: a) contact the Index of allegations of plagiarized works in Romania; b) follow the procedure in place for plagiarism attempts or other fraudulent actions discovered and documented during the review process; c) officially inform the higher education or research institution of the author’s affiliation, making available all necessary documents (including the author’s responsible declaration of originality); d) advise the most important international databases about the allegation of plagiarism; and e) publish (on the site, etc.) its official position on the matter. As conceptual and general guidelines on plagiarism, the journal Studia UBB refers to: “What Constitutes Plagiarism?”, in “Harvard Guide to Using Sources”, available here: See also:


Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

The Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement aligns with the recommendations of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics): Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers.

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