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Białostockie Studia Prawnicze

Bialystok Legal Studies: A Journal of Faculty of Law, University of Bialystok, Poland
Journal Details
access type Open Access
First Published
01 Jan 2006
Journal Subjects
Law, International Law, Foreign Law, Comparative Law, other, European Law, Social Sciences, Political Science
Journal Metrics
MEiN score (PL)
100 points

Białostockie Studia Prawnicze (Bialystok Legal Studies) is an open-access, double blind peer-reviewed quarterly, with an international editorial office and extensive international editorial board, published by the Faculty of Law of the University of Bialystok (Poland). Launched in 2006 and initially circulated in print, from 2021 the journal is published solely electronically, in an effort to preserve the environment.

Białostockie Studia Prawnicze is one of Poland’s top legal journals with an international profile and indexed at the lists such as ERIH+, ICI Journals Master List, NORWEGIAN REGISTER FOR SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS, SERIES AND PUBLISHERS, CEJSH, CEEOL, ANVUR, HeinOnline.

Each volume is dedicated to one specific theme. Articles in Białostockie Studia Prawnicze primarily address traditional questions of legal interest, ranging from civil law, criminal law, administrative law, constitutional law, corporate law, international law, European law to legal theory. Authorship includes both established and early-career legal scholars and practitioners. Articles and commentaries of a comparative nature are published in Polish and English.

We kindly encourage members of the academic community to contribute to our journal. Papers submitted to the forthcoming issues are double-blind peer reviewed by eminent scholars in the particular field under strict supervision of the international editorial board.

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Prof. Elżbieta Kużelewska, University of Białystok, Poland

Editorial Secretaries
Dr Ewa Lotko, University of Białystok, Poland
Dr Paweł Czaplicki, University of Białystok, Poland

Prof. Christopher Kulander, South Texas College of Law Houston, USA
Prof. Tanel Kerikmäe, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Prof. Bruna Žuber, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prof. Andrzej Sakowicz, University of Białystok, Poland
Dr. hab. Urszula K. Zawadzka-Pąk, University of Białystok, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Representatives of the University of Białystok:
Stanisław Bożyk, Leonard Etel, Ewa M. Guzik-Makaruk, Dariusz Kijowski, Cezary Kulesza, Agnieszka Malarewicz-Jakubów, Maciej Perkowski, Eugeniusz Ruśkowski, Joanna Sieńczyło-Chlabicz, Mieczysława Zdanowicz.

Representatives of other Polish Universities:
Marek Bojarski (University of Law in Wrocław),
Dorota Malec (Jagiellonian University in Kraków),
Tomasz Nieborak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań),
Maciej Szpunar (University of Silesia in Katowice; Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union),
Stanisław Waltoś (University of Information, Technology and Management in Rzeszów),
Zbigniew Witkowski (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń).  

Representatives of Foreign Universities and Institutions:
Lilia Abramczyk (Janek Kupała State University in Grodno, Belarus),
Vladimir Babčak (University of Kosice, Slovakia),
Renata Almeida da Costa (University of La Salle, Brazil),
Jose Luis Iriarte Angél (University of Navarra, Spain),
Andrew S. Horsfall (Syracuse University, USA),
Marina Karasjewa (University of Voronezh, Russia),
Jolanta Kren Kostkiewicz (University of Bern, Switzerland),
Martin Krygier (University of New South Wales, Australia),
Anthony Minnaar (University of South Africa, South Africa),
Antonello Miranda (University of Palermo, Italy),
Petr Mrkyvka (University of Masaryk, Czech Republic),
Marcel Alexander Niggli (University of Fribourg, Switzerland),
Andrej A. Novikov (State University of St. Petersburg, Russia),
Lehte Roots (Tallinn University, Estonia),
Jerzy Sarnecki (University of Stockholm, Sweden),
Rick Sarre (University of South Australia, Australia),
Kevin Saunders (Michigan State University, USA),
Bernd Schünemann (University of Munich, Germany),
Elena Chernikova (Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia).

Language Editors
Urszula Andrejewicz, Poland
Claire Taylor Jay, United Kingdom

Publisher Online
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

Faculty of Law, University of Bialystok
ul. Mickiewicza 1,
15-213 Białystok, Poland

Contact with the Editorial Office of “Białostockie Studia Prawnicze”:

Address for correspondence:

Editorial Office of “Białostockie Studia Prawnicze”
ul. Mickiewicza 1,
15-213 Bialystok,

Białostockie Studia Prawnicze is covered by the following services:

  • Arianta
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CEEOL - Central and Eastern European Online Library
  • CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Die Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Google Scholar
  • HeinOnline
  • Index Copernicus
  • J-Gate
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
  • POL-index
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

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Open Access License

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons CC BY NC ND 3.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC license.

Open Access Statement

BSP is an Open Access journal. As a result, the entire content of the journal is available free of charge to public users, including institutions. Users can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search the full text of any article, and publish links to it without obtaining permission from the publisher or Author.

Journal Details
access type Open Access
First Published
01 Jan 2006
Journal Subjects
Law, International Law, Foreign Law, Comparative Law, other, European Law, Social Sciences, Political Science
Journal Metrics
MEiN score (PL)
100 points

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