Aim and Scope

 Acta morphologica et anthropologica is continuer of the Acta cytobiologica et morphologica

The aim of the Journal is to disseminate current interdisciplinary biomedical research and to provide a forum for sharing new scientific knowledge and methodology. The general editorial policy is to optimize the process of issuing and distribution of Acta morphologica et anthropologica in line with modern standards for scientific periodicals focusing on content, form, and function.

The scope of the Journal includes experimental morphology, cell biology and pathology (neurobiology, immunobiology, tumor biology, environmental biology, reproductive biology, etc.), new methods, anatomy and pathological anatomy, anthropology and paleoanthropology, medical anthropology and physical development.

Acta morphologica et anthropologica is a peer review biomedical journal publishes one volume with 4 issues per year. The Journal publishes in English original articles, short communications, case reports, reviews, Editorial, letters to the Editors.

Peer Review Policy

Once a manuscript is submitted, the Managing Editor (or the Editor-in-Chief) briefly checks the manuscript for conformance with the journal’s aim, scope, policies and style requirements and decide whether it is potentially suitable for publication and can be processed for review, or rejected immediately, or returned to the author for improvement and re-submission.

Manuscripts are peer-reviewed by the Editors, Editorial Board members, and/or external experts before final decisions regarding publication are made. The entire editorial workflow is performed in the following steps:

  1. The submitted manuscript is checked in the editorial office whether it is suitable to go through the normal peer review process.
  2. The manuscript is sent to 2 reviewers for peer-review. The choice of reviewers depends on the subject of the manuscript, the areas of expertise of the reviewers, and their availability.
  3. Each reviewer will have 2 weeks to provide evaluation of the manuscript. The editor may recommend publication, request minor, moderate or major revision, or provide a written critique of why the manuscript should not be published (rejected).
  4. In case only one reviewer suggest rejection of the manuscript, the latter is subjected to additional evaluation by the third reviewer.
  5. The manuscript will be published in a revised form provided that the authors successfully answer the critics received. The Editor-in-Chief is the final authority on all editorial decisions.

Following aspects of the manuscript are considered during review process

  • Originality
  • Contribution to the field
  • Methodological approach
  • Organization of the manuscript
  • Depth and quality of research
  • Clarity of presentation
  • Relevance of discussion
  • Technical quality
  • Quality of figures/Illustrations
  • Appropriate literature citations
  • Language quality
  • Length

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge

Article Processing Charges

Мanuscript publication is free of charges