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Environmental & Socio-economic Studies

The Journal of University of Silesia in Katowice
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Environmental & Socio-economic Studies is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research papers, review articles and scientific communications concerning the interactions between human activity and the environment in urban and industrial areas, and the functioning of society and nature, both in periods of urban growth and economic development, and in periods of the restructuring of the economy and the development of post-industrial space. The research attention is focused on cities, metropolitan areas and their associated suburban and rural areas, industrial and mining districts, and other areas under human impact. The journal also presents research results across the fields of physical geography, economic and human geography, the biology of organisms, ecology and nature conservation, environmental protection and natural resource management, geology, environmental engineering, environmental law and social sciences.

The journal is indexed in Scopus and Web of Science - Clarivate Analytics Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Environmental & Socio-economic Studies publishes the results of research across a wide variety of interests in the following fields:

  • Human impact on the environment
  • Biomarkers used in monitoring the environment
  • Urban ecology
  • Landscape and urban planning
  • Environmental protection and restoring nature
  • Environmental management
  • Reclamation of post-industrial and post-mining areas
  • Economic development
  • Urban growth, living conditions and social conflicts
  • Conflicts around the use of natural resources
  • Legal aspects of environmental protection and spatial planning
  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental education
  • Physical geography and geology


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The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.


The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.