About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Folia biologica et geologica, ISSN 2335-2914, (Ex: Razprave, Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti, Razred za naravoslovne vede / Dissertationes classis IV; ISSN 0352-5090), is a scientific periodical of the Classis IV: Natural history of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, that publishes natural scientific proceedings and review articles referring mainly to researches in ethnic region of ours, and also in Europe and elsewhere being of importance, necessity and comparison to our researches. The target readership is researchers, policymakers, students, and others who are studying or applying geography at various levels.


Publication Frequency

Folia biologica et geologica is published two to four times annually.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to the full-text of articles at no cost on the principle on open science, that makes research freely available to the public. There is no article processing fee (Article Processing Charge) charged to authors.

Digital copies of the journal are stored by the repository of ZRC SAZU and the digital department of Slovenian national library NUK, dLib.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.


Peer Review Process

All articles are first examined by the editor-in-chief. If articles appear to be plagiarized, have been published elsewhere or are outside the scope of the journal, they may be rejected. The articles are then sent to two peer reviewer(s) for double-blind review. Articles are rejected or accepted based on the peer reviews' and editorial board’s decision.


Copyright Notice

The authors confirm that they are the sole authors of the articles submitted for publication. The authors guarantee that the work is their own original creation.

The copyright of the work published in this publication remains with the authors. The author licenses ZRC SAZU the right to publish, reproduce, and distribute the article in print and electronic form in various formats in the ZRC SAZU journal. The authors agree that, if the article is reused, ZRC SAZU obtains attribution to the original publisher, and the article shall be made available to the public under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Users may access and use all journal archives and individual articles published therein under the terms of this license. This does not apply to third-party materials published in the articles.


Journal History

Previously published as:

Razprave, Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti, Razred za naravoslovne vede / Dissertationes classis IV; ISSN 0352-5090