Volume and text format

Text should be in DOC or DOCX format.

Text size of about half a worksheet (11 A4 pages, including abstract, keywords, graphics, footnotes, and bibliography).

The text should be justified (left and right aligned), with a paragraph indenting 0.63 cm.

Margins (top, bottom, left and right) should be 2.5 cm.

The text should be in Times New Roman font, with the main text of 12 points and a line spacing of 1.5, and titles and subtitles should be 14 points.

Article layout

Name of author / authors;

Name of the institution represented - author / author affiliation containing:

  • The title / degree and the name of the author / authors,
  • The name of the represented institution,
  • Name of the organizational unit (department, cathedral or other),
  • Address of the organizational unit,
  • Phone number,
  • Email address of the author / authors;

Title of the article;

Keywords (3 to 8);

Summary (up to 1000 characters), containing: a formulation of the purpose of the article, type of research method / research approach used, main findings / conclusions / practical and social implications;

The text of the article should be divided into numbered sections (except for Introduction, Conclusions and References) with titles;

Article title, keywords and abstract should be also prepared in Polish.

Graphics and Designs

Graphical elements should be prepared in editable form (in colour) at the place where they are referred to in the text.

The title written in bold 10 pt font should be placed under each graphical object. Sequential numbering in Arabic numerals is used for sequencing.

Under each graphic object should be given its source from which it was taken, or information “Source: Author” or “Source: Authors” or “Source: Modified by the author(s) on the basis of ...” with a font size of 9 pt.

In addition, each drawing should be saved as a separate file with TIFF, JPG, EPS, AI, XLS, or CDR extensions. If the drawings are prepared in an EPS or CorelDRAW format, the files should also be additionally sent as images in TIFF or JPG formats to the editor. Each drawing made in Statistica must be written in DOC (or DOCX) file format.

The resolution of the prints and photographs should be 300 dpi.

Prepare objects on a white background.

The text in the figures and tables should be in Times New Roman, 8 point, single spaced.

Graphics objects  should not be scanned and should be prepared in formats that allow editing.

Use the equation editor to write text with mathematical symbols and patterns, keeping the following settings: normal font 10 points, indexes and exponents 7 points, variable and italic characters, function marks, and numeric values - plain font. Patterns should be numbered by placing the number to the right in the parentheses. This makes it possible to refer to them in the text. (Mathematical equations are not allowed in the form of "images.")

List and enumerations

Please use only dashes or Arabic numerals.

Reference in source text

Bibliographical references are replaced by reference to bibliography, e.g., [1], [2], etc.

The bibliography should be written according to the following PDF file: Numeric referencing guide.pdf