The Editorial Board of the scholarly journal  “Klio

The Editorial Board of the scholarly journal  “Klio” adheres to the generally accepted principles of publication ethics, sharing the experience of reputable international journals and publishing houses.

In order to provide high quality scholarly publications and public acceptance of the scholarly results obtained by the author, each member of the editorial board, authors, reviewers, publisher and institutions involved in the publishing process, must comply with ethical standards, rules and regulations and to take all possible measures to prevent violations. Ethical rules of scholarly publications promote authors’ intellectual property rights, improve the quality of the publications and the exclusion of the possibility of misuse of copyright material in the interests of individuals.


The publisher

The publisher undertakes to ensure confidentiality of any information provided by the authors until it is published. He is responsible for the publications containing plagiarism and / or inaccurate data. If the manuscript given to the editor somehow violates the Rules of magazine, the publisher is entitled to reject this manuscript from the author or request its revision. Any editorial correction is discussed with the authors. All rights for materials and information in the journal “Klio” are reserved to the authors.



Authors are responsible for the initial novelty and validity of the results of their research and ensure their originality. Excessive borrowing, including the author’s own works, as well as plagiarism in any form, including unregistered quote, paraphrase or assignment of rights to the results of foreign studies is unethical and unacceptable. The usage of information received by the authors in private without relevant written permission is prohibited as well as the fabrication and falsification of data. Addressing criticism or comments in relation to third-party research, the authors must comply with generally accepted ethical standards. The manuscript submitted by the author to the Publishing House should be formalized in accordance with the rules adopted by the journal. Furthermore, the author is obliged to provide all necessary information about him/herself, including the place of employment, position and contact information.



Reviewers conducting scholarly expertise of the copyright materials must remain impartial. Any manuscript received for review should be regarded by the reviewers as a confidential document and intellectual property of the author, which assigns it to the information not subject to disclosure.

The reviewer should call out the attention of the Editor-in-Chief to significant or partial similarity of the evaluated manuscript with any other work, as well as plagiarism or other violations and falsifications found in the article. The comments and suggestions of the reviewer should be objective and principled, aimed at improving the level of scholarly manuscripts. If the referee believes that he does not possess the necessary skills to assess the manuscript or may not be objective, for personal reasons, he/she must immediately inform the editor with a request to exclude him from the process of reviewing this manuscript. Article reviewing is confidential, the identity of the reviewer are not disclosed, they are known only to the executive secretary and the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.



Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the publication of copyright works. A decision about the publication taken by the Editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal has to be impartial and guided solely by the reliability of data and the scholarly significance of the work in question. Editor-in-chief is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality regarding information and ideas submitted by the authors. Editor-in-chief can not publish the material, if there is sufficient reason to believe that it is plagiarism. In its activities, the Editor-in-chief of the journal is obliged to constantly improve, to follow the principle of freedom, to maintain impartiality,
to take all reasonable measures to ensure the quality of published material and to protect the confidentiality of personal information, and also to take the reviewers’ recommendations into account when making a final decision on the publication of the article. Editor-in-chief, together with the Publisher is responsible for the timely satisfaction of claims relating to reviewed manuscripts or published material, and for the settlement of possible conflicts.


Conflict of interest

In order to avoid violations of publication ethics and to prevent conflicts of interest the editor is obliged to previously check with all participants of the publishing process the possibility of emergence of conflict of interest. If necessary, the manuscript should be transferred to another member of the editorial board for consideration and the publication of the amendments should be ensured in case the information on conflict of interest has been received after the publication of articles.



In the event of a situation involving violation of the ethics of publication in respect of any material submitted to the editorial board of the journal “Klio” by the editor, author or reviewer, mandatory investigation must be carried out. In case of publication of the material containing substantial inaccuracies, this material should be immediately corrected in a manner equally available to readers and indexing systems.