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The journal Arheologia is discussing issues of archaeology. It presents articles on ancient history and archaeology from Prehistory till the Early Modern periods, publications of new materials and research results regarding sites situated on the territory of Ukraine and beyond, biographic materials, reviews, chronicles. The Journal accepts articles for publishing in Ukrainian, English, and Russian. 

The Journal topics are as follows:
Publication of Archaeological Material
Methods of Archaeological Research
Preservation of Monuments
To the History of Ancient Crafts
Antiquities of Kyiv
History of Science
Book Review
News Review

Materials published in the Journal are the subject to review by the experts in the relevant field. The reviewing process is confidential. In the event of a negative review or significant remarks the article may be rejected or returned to the author(s) for revision. If the author(s) disagrees with the reviewer's opinion an additional independent peer review may be appointed by decision of the Editorial Board. Upon the author revision in accordance with the reviewer comments the article is signed for publishing.

The Editorial Board is entitled to refuse publishing the manuscripts containing the previously published data, the materials not corresponding to the Journal topics, and the materials breaching the ethical standards (e.g., conflicts between authors or between authors and an organization, plagiarism, etc.). The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit and to shorten the manuscripts without disruption of the original content. The rejected manuscripts are not returned.

Guidelines for submission

The manuscript shall be submitted to the Journal in electronic form (editors_arch@ukr.net). The manuscript shall be signed (electronic signature) by all coauthors or by responsible representative.

The manuscript shall be appended with license agreement on copyright transfer (download Agreement). The license agreement enters into force after the approval of the article for publishing. The signing of the license agreement by author(s) means that they are familiar and agree with the terms of the agreement (electronic signature).

Information about each author: first, patronymic, and last name in full, position, place of employment, academic status, scientific degree, contact information (phone, email), ORCID code (the web page should contain up-to-date information about the author and should be full).

The title page shall contain the following information:
1) The name(s) and initials of the author(s);
2) The title of the article;
3) Annotation contains 2-3 sentences that briefly describe the topic and purpose of the article.
3) Keywords shall disclose the following aspects of your submission: region, chronology, subjects, special terminology.

Text format

  • Accepted are manuscripts written in Ukrainian, English and Russian. The text shall be typed in MS Word editor (.doc) in 14 Times New Roman typeface, 1.5 line spacing.
  • Text citation served in parentheses: (Son, Sheik 2016, p. 79). Coma is not put before the year. If the source contains four or more authors: (Fornasier et al. 2017).
  • Geographical names should follow the official transcription rules. Words should not be abbreviated.


  • References are placed immediately after the text in alphabetical order and contain comprehensive information about the source.
  • List of references should include only those references cited in the text. The editors ask the authors to check the list of literature more carefully, in the absence of unnecessary items.
  • In the list of references, be sure to include both the main work on the subject and the latest sources related to the topic.
  • Self-citation may not exceed 25% of the total list of literature that meets the standards of scientific ethics.


(Iakovleva, Djindjian 2014, p. 45)

Iakovleva, L., Djindjian, F., 2014. Le site d’habitat à cabanes en os de mammouths de Gontsy (Ukraine). Vingtième anniversaire des fouilles à Gontsy (1993-2013). Kiev, Service d’action culturelle de l’Ambassade de France en Ukraine.

Book and others with four and more authors

(Абашина та ін. 2012, с. 156)


(Plavan et al 2012, p. 512)

Абашина, Н. С., Козак, Д. Н., Синиця, Є. В., Терпиловський, Р. В. 2012. Давні слов’яни. Археологія та історія. Київ: Стародавній Світ.

Plavan, V., Miu, L., Gavrylyuk, N., Daragan, M., Barsukov, V., Ibragimova, A. 2012. Study of Deterioration of archeological collagen based artifacts. Advanced Materials and Systems. Proceedings of the 4thInternational conference on advanced materials and systems. September 27-29, 2012. Bucharest, pp. 511-516.

Book with
a volume no.

(Ogilby 1939, p. 25-30)

Ogilby, J. 1939. Britannia. Vol. I. An illustration of the kingdom of England and dominion of Wales, by a geographical and historical description of the principal roads. London: A. Duckham.

A chapter
in a book

(Uthmeier, Chabai 2010, p. 201)

Uthmeier, Th., Chabai, V. 2010. Neanderthal subsistence tactics in the Crimean Micoquian. In: N.Connard and A. Delagnes (eds.), Settlement Dynamics of the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age, Vol. III, Tubingen, pp. 195-234.

Monograph in a series with numbered volumes

(Subbotin, Razumov, Sinika 2017)

Subbotin, L. V., Razumov, S. N., Sinika, V. S. 2017. Semyonovka Barrows. Archaeological Sites of the Dniester Region, IV. Tiraspol

Book in a numbered series

(Henderson 2003, 
p. 28—30)

Henderson, J. 2003. Glass-making Roman Britain. British archaeological reports. British series 101. Oxford: Archaeopress.

An article in a periodical

(Bujskikh 2017, p. 11)



(Son, Sheiko 2017,
p. 57)

Bujskikh, А. V. 2017. From dug-outs to houses: urbanistic development at late Archaic Olbia Pontica. Caiete ARA, 8, р. 5-15.

Son, N. O., Sheiko, I. M. 2017. Metal lamps from Olbia and Tyras. Arheologia, 4, рp. 50-58.

An article in a continued series

(Marko 2010, p. 19)

Marko, A. 2010. A little puzzle: further studies on the Upper Palaeolithic assemblage of Szob. Folia Archaeologica 54,
pp. 9-24.

An article by two authors with the same surname

(Лысенко, Лысенко 2003, c. 170)

Лысенко, С. Д., Лысенко, С. С. 2003. Исследования на могильнике Малополовецкое-3 в 2002 г. Археологічні відкриття в Україні (2001—2002 рр.), c. 168-179.

Published conference paper

(Chabai, Sitlivy,
Anghelinu 2014,
p. 32)

Chabai, V., Sitlivy, V., Anghelinu, M. 2014. Typological Variability of Aurignacian From Banat (Southwestern Romania), în А.P. Derevianko, М. V. Shunkov (eds.) Cultural Developments in the Eurasian Paleolithic and the Origin of Anatomically Modern Humans, Proceedings of the International Symposium “Cultural developments in the Eurasian Paleolithic and the origin of anatomically modern humans” (July 1-7, 2014, Denisova Cave, Altai), Publishing Department of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Novosibirsk, pp. 21-40.

of papers

(Ryzhov 2012, p. 158, fig. 6.5: 20)

Ryzhov, S. 2012. Tripollian pottery of the giant-settlements: characteristics and typology. In: Menotti, F., Korvin-Piotrovskiy, A. G. (eds.). The Tripolye culture giant-settlements in Ukraine: formation, development and decline. Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 139-169.

Unpublished research report

(Bikbaev 1987, p. 25)

Bikbaev V. M. 1987. Report of the Hancăuţi Archaeological Expedition on Studies Conducted on a Multilayer Settlement at Hancăuţi-I in the Field Season of 1986. Archive of the State Historical Museum of Moldova, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova, no. 258. 

Edited collection
or Collection catalog

(eds. Menotti,
Korvin-Piotrovskiy 2012)


(Golden Horde… 2005: fig. 13)

Menotti, F., Korvin-Piotrovskiy, A. G. (eds.). 2012. The Tripolye culture giant-settlements in Ukraine: formation, development and decline. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Golden Horde
… 2005: Golden Horde. History and Culture. 2005. Exhibition Catalogue. Saint Petersburg: “Slaviia” Publ.

with DOI

(Iakovleva, Djindjian 2018, p. 90)

Iakovleva, L., Djindjian, F., 2018. The Mammoth Bone Dwellings of the Upper Palaeolithic Settlement of Gontsy (Ukraine: a First Synthesis). Arheologia, 4, pр. 86-94. https://doi.org/10.15407/archaeologyua2018.04.086


Telizhenko 2016, p. 110) 

Matuzevičiūtė, G. M., Telizhenko,  S2016. The First Farmers of Ukraine: an Archaeobotanical Investigation and AMS Dating of Wheat Grains from the Ratniv-2 Site. Archaeologia Lituana [online], 17, p. 100-111. Available at: http://www.journals.vu.lt/archaeologia-lituana/article/view/10685 [Accessed 30 May 2017].

Reference to dissertation abstract

(Rouse 2002)

Rouse, A. C. 2002. Information technology outsourcing revisited: success factors and risks. Ph.D. thesis. Dept. of Information Systems, University of Melbourne.

Reference to dissertation

(Kozlov 1992)

Kozlov, V. I. 1992. Population of the Danube-Dniester Steppes in Late 8th - Early 11th Centuries. (Balkan-Danube Culture). PhD Thesis. Hand-Written Archive of the Institute for the History of Material Culture. Fund 35. Inv. 2-д, dossier 510. Saint Petersburg.



The article abstract shall contain 1800–2000 characters. The abstract shall meet the sequential logic of description of the results and state the main objectives of the study; and summarize the most important results.

Illustrations format

  • All types of illustrations should be labeled Fig.
  • The illustrative material should be numbered continuously, without omissions or repetitions.
  • Illustrations and tables should conform to the text.
  • If illustrations bear conventional symbols, all of them should be explained in the caption.
  • Illustrations must be in the TIFF or JPEG format of at least 300 dpi.
  • Tables included in the article should be submitted in the format corresponding to the technical feasibility of typographical printing. They should not exceed 40 percent of the total size of the article.


  • If the above rules are not observed, the manuscript will not be taken into consideration.
  • Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the information reported in their articles or publications.
  • The opinion of the editorial staff may differ from that of the authors.

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