Acta Oeconomica Pragensia
Acta Oeconomica Pragensia
Acta Oeconomica Pragensia
Scientific journal of the University of Economics, Prague

Instruction for Authors

The journal Acta Oeconomica Pragensia publishes papers from different areas of applied economic research, scientific notices, information from conferences and scientific meetings and reviews of interesting publications.

It is assumed that the paper submitted for publication has not been submitted elsewhere and will not be submitted to any other publisher without the AOP publisher's consent.

A condition for the publication of a paper in the journal is a licence agreement signed by the author.

All submitted articles are checked for plagiarism using EPHORUS software or iThenticate software. Manuscripts that fail to pass the plagiarism detection will be rejected and returned to the authors.

The content of each paper is subject to an independent peer review process, resulting in at least two reviews, and discussed by the Executive Board. All reviewers are at least Ph.D. graduates in the relevant academic discipline or have long-term professional experience. The author is informed about the result in writing. If a paper is not accepted for publishing, the editorial office is entitled to keep one written copy of it. There is no legal title to having a paper published.

The maximum size of articles, review studies and consultations is 25 standard-format pages, i.e. 45 000 characters (including spaces), the minimum 10 standard-format pages, i.e. 18 000 characters (including spaces), of the other texts six standard-format pages, i.e. 10 800 characters (including spaces). The title should not exceed 100 characters (including spaces).

The contributions are submitted in English electronically in doc format (e-mail: or ).

Paginate the text of the paper, please. Write the footnotes on the bottom edge of the page and number them consecutively. Number the figures and graphs and include them in the text. References should consist of the first element of the cited document (usually the author's surname) and the year of its publication; if a citation is given, indicate also the page.

Graphs should be provided in MS Excel and they have to be stored with original data (the font and type size should be consistent with the general journal format requirements to be incorporated in to the text). Pictures are preferred in black and white contrast and should be submitted in high resolution (min. 300 dpi) in JPG or TIFF format.

The author should include at the end of the manuscript:

  • a list of references according to the Czech standard in alphabetical order; an example is given here (in Czech);
  • in the English language: title of the contribution, abstract (articles ca. 150 words, other types of contributions max. 300 characters), keywords (3-6), JEL classification:

On a separate sheet the author submits to the editorial office his/her full name with academic titles, exact name and address of the institution, phone number and e-mail address.

Galley proofs should be sent back within seven days while it is not admissible to make such amendments that would influence the length of the text including footnotes.

There are no article submission charges. There are no article processing charges.

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