Балтийский регион
Baltic Region
ISSN: 2079-8555 (Print)
ISSN: 2310-0524 (Online)

1. Aims and scope

The journal publishes research papers on the development of the Baltic region. The editorial board aims to present a wider view of the processes taking place in the region.  The journal is a venue for high-quality research focusing on the geographical, economic, political, sociological, and socio-cultural aspects of the region. The editorial board also encourages submissions on the theory and methodology of regional studies.

All submitted papers are peer-reviewed and checked for plagiarism.

The journal publishes original research papers, which have not been published earlier. By submitting a paper to the journal, authors take upon themselves the obligation not to publish it in full or in part in any other media without the consent of the editorial board.

Manuscripts should be formatted in accordance with the requirements given in the Guidelines for Authors and submitted only through the online submission system. 

2. Sections







Migration studies

Coastal studies

International relationships

Development of border regions

EU countries in the Baltic region


3. Publication Frequency

4 issues a year (April, June, September, December)

4. Open Access Policy

All articles published in the journal are open access and are freely available for anyone to read. The open access policy contributes to the global exchange of knowledge.

Articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


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5. Copyright

Authors retain intellectual property rights without any restrictions. When republishing materials, the author is obliged to provide a reference to the materials previously published in the Baltic Region.

6. Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board of the Baltic Region journal implements the principle of zero tolerance for plagiarism. All submitted articles are checked for plagiarism.

7. Publication fee

Publication in the journal is free.

There is no fee for the preparation of materials for publication.

8. Founder and publisher


  • Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.
  • Saint Petersburg State University. 

Publisher: Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.

9. Preprint and Рostprint Policy

When submitting a manuscript, the author should confirm that the manuscript has not been published or has not been accepted for publication in another journal. When referring to an article published in the Baltic Region, the URL of the material posted on the official website of the journal should be given.

Articles previously posted by authors on their personal or public websites, including those not related to other publishing houses, cannot be submitted.

10. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Unpublished data obtained from submitted manuscripts cannot be used in any other research without the author’s written consent. Any information or ideas obtained during the review is confidential and must not be used for personal gain.

The journal invites peer-reviewers to exclude themselves in the case of a conflict of interest due to competitive, collaborative, and other interactions and relationships with any of the authors, companies, or other organisations associated with the submitted work.

ISSN 2074-9848 (PRINT)

ISSN 2310-0532 (ONLINE)

11. CrossMark policy 

CrossMark is a multi-publisher initiative from Crossref, provides a standard way for readers to locate the authoritative version of an article or other published content. By applying the CrossMark logo, journal "Baltic Region" is committing to maintaining the content it publishes and to alerting readers to changes if and when they occur.

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