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Aims and Scope

The Journal of the Polytechnic of Rijeka is a peer-reviewed, international, multidisciplinary, open-access journal open for collaboration with scientists and experts in the field of natural, biotechnical, technical and social sciences. The Journal aims to promote and enhance research in all fields of economics, information and communication technologies, computing, traffic and transport technology, agronomy and applied mathematics. It strives to take a prominent role in providing an information base for improvement of theory and practice in these fields.

The Journal of the Polytechnic of Rijeka primarily aims to publish original research papers and reviews. However, professional papers which content can arouse the interest of a scientific and professional public will also be published. The general criteria for the acceptance of articles are: contribution to the scientific and professional knowledge, clearly defined research methodology, relevant literature review and overall quality of the article.

All articles submitted for publication are reviewed by two anonymous and independent reviewers and the names of the authors are also unknown to the reviewers (double-blind review, equally national and international peer review).

Editors of The Journal are strongly against any type of scientific misconduct, such as: fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, redundant publication and authorship problems. In order to maintain the highest level of publishing ethical standards, the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Polytechnic of Rijeka follows the recommendations of the COPE - Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers ( The Journal strongly advocates ethics in publishing and the quality of articles. Authors, editors and reviewers are obliged to adhere to the standards of ethical behavior and Journal policy. All submitted manuscripts are checked using Crossref Similarity Check (iThenticate).

The Journal has been published regularly since 2013, once a year in Croatian or English.

The Journal of the Polytechnic of Rijeka is an open-access journal available through the Portal of scientific journals of Croatia – Hrčak - platform for Croatian Open Access journals and the journal website.

The Journal is indexed by the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science Core Collection (Clarivate Analytics - ex Thomson Reuters) and ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences) and it is included in the Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers (the Nordic List).

The Journal is included in the MIAR database (Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals). The Journal's Open Access policy is included in Sherpa Romeo.

The Journal of the Polytechnic of Rijeka is published by the University of Applied Sciences Rijeka.




UDK: 378.4(497.5 Rijeka)(05)

ISSN 1848-1299 (Print)              ISSN 1849-1723 (Online)



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