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When submitting an article, authors are asked to indicate their agreement to the following policies. Please read about them before submitting your paper.

Open Access Policy

On the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge, Slavia Centralis provides immediate open access to all of its content. All articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International License (CC-BY-NC). Such access is associated with increased readership and increased citation of an author's work. For more information on this approach, see The Open Archives Initiative. Please feel free to contact the editors for further information. All submissions to Slavia Centralis will be made available in KU ScholarWorks, the institutional repository of the University of Kansas, as well as the Digital Library of Slovenia, the digital repository of the National and University Library of Slovenia (NUK).


Authors of accepted manuscripts will retain copyright in their work, but will assign to Slavia Centralis the permanent right to electronically distribute their article. Authors may republish their work (in print and/or electronic format) as long as they acknowledge Slavia Centralis as the original publisher. Authors may also share the published version on their own websites, departmental webpages, or institutional repositories.

Plagiarism Policy

Slavia Centralis is a non-commercial, open access, electronic research journal. As such it pledges to uphold certain ethical principles regarding confidentiality, originality and intellectual fair play. Slavia Centralis takes copyright infringement and plagiarism very seriously and all submissions may be checked with duplication detection software.

Authors must:

  • Ensure that all work submitted is original, fully referenced and that all authors are represented accurately. The submission must be exclusive and not under consideration elsewhere.
  • Obtain all permissions from copyright owners for 3rd party material (e.g. quotations, illustrations, tables, etc.).

There are no fees associated with publishing in the journal.