Editorial Fee: 150 EUR

Editorial fee covers the costs of editing and proofreading done before
and after the review.
The fee is 150 EUR and it is not returned in the case of negative review.

Participants of the "Education, Culture and Society" conference are exempt of the editorial fee.




Standards for preparing scholarly texts for publication

From the year 2013 our Journal is edited according to the style of the American Psychological Association


Author Guidelines

Tips for writers of articles for the Journal: Download


Agreement covering publication of a work: Download


Ghostwriting firewall

There is an obligation to indicate all persons responsible for the preparation and publication of texts sent for publication of the following procedure. This includes co-authors and coworkers supporting the process of research for the article with money, knowledge or skills.


Publication ethics and malpractice statement


1. Publication and authorship:
All authors of works submitted to the "Journal of Education Culture and Society" for publication must confirm that they are original articles and that the work submitted represents their authors’ original contribution and has not been copied or plagiarised from other works, either in whole or in part.  Section Editors should take all reasonable steps to ensure the quality of the material they publish and to detect potential plagiarism
All articles submitted to the "Journal of Education Culture and Society" must be accompanied by a list of references to all works quoted within the article. The author must acknowledge and cite content reproduced from other sources, and obtain permission to reproduce any content from other sources
Information on financial or other support during the realization of the resaearch must be provided, including the role of the funders in the research. The author must declare any potential conflicts of interest (e.g. where the author has a competing interest (real or apparent) that could be considered or viewed as exerting an undue influence on his or her duties at any stage during the publication process).
The "Journal of Education Culture and Society" accepts only original, previously unpublished material. The author must confirm that the manuscript as submitted is not under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere.
2. Author's responsibilities:
All authors are obliged to participate in the peer review process; every text will be submitted to double blind review. 
All authors must provide information on all co-workers  and collaborators who have participated in the research 
All authors are required to provide a statement that all data in the article are genuine and authentic.
All authors are obliged to keep in constant contact with the editors regarding the article's content, and to implement any corrections or retractions as may be required.
3. Peer review and  reviewers' responsibilities :
The"Journal of Education Culture and Society"  is committed to objective and fair peer review (double blind) of articles submitted for publication and to prevent any actual or potential conflict of interests between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material. Reviewers should contribute to the decision-making process, and to assist in improving the quality of the published paper by reviewing the manuscript objectively.
Reviewers should be aware of any potential conflicts of interest (financial, institutional, collaborative or other relationships between the reviewer and author) and to alert the editor to these, if necessary withdrawing their services for that manuscript. 
Reviewers should draw attention to any rerlevant published work which has not been included in the article under review.
Reviewers are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of any information supplied by the editor or author, and not to retain or copy the manuscript.
4. Editorial responsibilities:
Editors’ decisions to accept or reject a paper for publication are based only on the paper’s importance, originality, and clarity, and the study’s relevance to the remit of the journal.
The Chief Editor accepts only a paper when he is reasonably certain of its validity, and in the case of errors being found, promotes then publication of corrections or retraction.
Editor uses own systems to ensure that peer reviewers’ identities are protected (double blind review) and that material submitted to their journal remains confidential while under review.
5. Publishing ethics issues
The monitoring and safeguarding  of publishing ethics is the responsibility of the editorial board, and particularly the Chief Editor, who in Polish law is legally  responsible for every published article. 
Guidelines for retracting articles.
When one of the reviewers  questions  the validity of an article, the author will have an appropriate period of time to carry out any required corrections (usually 1-2 weeks). In the case of an article being rejected by one of the reviewers, the editorial board will send to the author the final decision and the contents of the review(s)
The editorial board strives to maintain the integrity of the academic record by publishing the "Journal of Education Culture and Society" regulary without delays.  
The editorial board is free from commercial and business interests which may  compromise intellectual and ethical standards, and the publisher is strictly independent and devoted solely to the promotion of science.
The publisher  always is  willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.  
The publisher is responsible for ensuring that no cases of plagiarism or fraudulent appear in published works.