Guidelines for submission

Publication of papers is free of charge

The journal Arheologia 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 and chronicles. The Journal accepts articles for publishing in Ukrainian and English.

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 and the editorial board’s approval 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 edited version of the article is approved with the author before publishing.

Preparing a paper for submission to the Arheologia journal, the author should read the guidelines for submission the manuscriots and follow them.

The manuscript shall be submitted to the Journal in digital form to the following address

The manuscript shall be appended with the following data:

1. License agreement on copyright transfer (download Agreement). The license agreement becomes effective 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.

2. 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).

3. Files with text, figures, tables and information on the authors in digital format.

Formatting guidelines

1. Accepted are manuscripts written in Ukrainian and English. The text shall be typed in MS Word editor (.doc) in 14 Times New Roman typeface, 1.5 line spacing.

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

3. Geographical names should follow the official transcription rules. Words should not be abbreviated.

4. The maximum size of a peper is up to 3 quires.


1. Text citation is served in parentheses as wollowing: (Son, Sheiko 2016, p. 79). Coma is not put before the year. If the source contains four or more authors: (Fornasier et al. 2017).

2. References are placed immediately after the text in alphabetical order and contain comprehensive information about the source.

3. 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.

4.In the list of references, be sure to include both the main work on the subject and the latest sources related to the topic.

5. Self-citation should not exceed 20% of the total list of literature that meets the standards of scientific ethics.

References are formatted according to the requirements agreed by the Academica Council of the Institute of Archaeology of the NAS, Ukraine.


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

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.

in a series
with numbered

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

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

(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

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.


(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.


(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

(eds. Menotti,

(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

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.


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: [Accessed 30 May 2017].

Reference to

(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

(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.

“Arheologia” is the official English transliteration of the Ukrainian name “Археологія” of the journal corresponding to its name registered in ISSN.

Cyrillic names of articles in References should be given in the translation used in their published abstracts.

If there is no such translation, the names of authors and articles should be transliterated using the rules officially
approve by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in January, 27 2010.

Ukrainian transliteration:

Ukr => Тrans Ukr => Тrans Ukr => Тrans
a => a ї => i, yi * ф => f
б => b й => i, y * х => kh
в => v к => k ц => ts
г => h, gh ** л => l ч => ch
ґ => g м => m ш => sh
д => d н => n щ => shch
е => e о => o ь =>
є => ie, ye * п => p ю => iu, yu *
ж => zh р => r я => ia, ya *
з => z с => s ' =>
и => y т => t  
і => i у => u  

* The second variant is used at the beginning of a word.
** "gh" used only after the letter "з", while "h" in all other cases.

Transliteration of articles published in Russian should be made after the standard ИКАО
approved in 2012 (Doc 9303, ч. 1).

Russian transliteration:

Ru => Тrans Ru => Тrans Ru => Тrans
a => a л => l ч => ch
б => b м => m ш => sh
в => v н => n щ => shch
г => g о => o ъ => ie
д => d п => p ы => y
е => e р => r ь =>
ё => e с => s э => e
ж => zh т => t ю => iu
з => z у => u я => ia
и => i ф => f  
й => i х => kh  
к => k ц => ts  


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

1. All types of illustrations should be labeled Fig.

2. The illustrative material should be numbered continuously, without omissions or repetitions.

3. Illustrations and tables should conform to the text.

4. If illustrations bear conventional symbols, all of them should be explained in the caption. The format of references to the illustrations is the following: (fig. 1:24).

5. Illustrations must be in the TIFF or JPEG format of at least 300 dpi.

6. 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.

List of illustrations should be placed after the list of References.


1. The manuscript is taken into consideration after above listed rules are taken into account.

2. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the information reported in their papers.

3. The opinion of the editorial staff may differ from that of the authors.

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