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Studia z dziejów średniowiecza[Medieval Studies], entitled Gdańskie Studia z dziejów średniowiecza [Gdańsk Medieval Studies] is a journal which has been published in Gdańsk since 1994. Articles cover a broad range of topics including politics, society and culture. The only restriction to contributions is that they must concern the Middle Ages, defined as the period from the 5th to the 15th century. The journal publishes research by scholars from various seats of learning in both Poland and abroad.

Now : The 22 issue was just published, see :

We are planning to publish 24 volume in 2020, entirely in English. The articles (in English) can be submitted by 30 th September 2019

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Guidelines for preparing typescripts

Prospective materials for publication in Studia z dziejów średniowiecza [Medieval Studies] should be submitted electronically in MS Word format (.doc, .docx) as email attachments to


a)      Font: Times New Roman; font size: main text – 12 point, footnotes – 10 point;

b)      Spacing: main text – 1.5 lines, footnotes – single line;

c)      Paragraph indentation in main text ‑ 1.25.

Please state each author’s forename, surname and institutional affiliation.

2)   Text length:

a)      Articles – max. 60,000 characters with spaces (including footnotes)

3)   Illustrations:

Illustrations should be submitted in digital form as separate files (.jpg format preferred). Please indicate the exact position where each illustration should appear in the text.

Please provide a detailed description of each illustration submitted, crediting the artist and source, as well as a declaration stating whether or not you have copyright ownership of the illustrative material. If you do not have copyright ownership of the material, the copyright owner should be indicated. If copyright has expired, this information should be included in your declaration.

4) Please give the full forename and surname of any individuals referred to in your text. For subsequent references to the same individual please use only the forename initial and surname.

5) Footnotes:

Please use footnotes not endnotes.

Footnotes should be continuously numbered.

Monographs should be cited as follows: author’s forename initial, surname, full title of book (in italics), place and year of publication, page numbers.

E.g. S. Hain, Wincenty Kot. Prymas Polski, Poznań 1948, p. 12-16.

For further citations of a sole work by a given author please use the abbreviation: opus citatum; for more than one work by a given author a concise and logical incipit should be used, not followed by an ellipsis. When citing a work referred to in the preceding footnote, please use: Ibidem. When the work of a given author is followed by a reference to another work of the same author, instead of repeating the author’s name please use: idem, eadem, iidem/eidem, as appropriate.

Articles published in journals should be cited as follows:

Author’s forename initial, surname, full title of article, title of journal in quotation marks, volume number of journal (Roman or Arabic numerals), year of publication, page numbers.

When citing an article in an edited collection, place a comma after the title of the article followed by [in:] and then the title of the book.

When first mentioned, titles of frequently cited sources, journals and edited collections, as well as names of institutions (e.g. archives and libraries) should be given in full, indicating in parentheses the abbreviated form which will be used for subsequent references, e.g. ‘Archiwum Państwowe w Gdańsku (hereafter APG)’. 

Citations of archival sources should include: the official name of the archive in its original language and alphabet, the place name of where the archive is located, the collection number, catalogue number, and page or folio numbers. When using abbreviated names of archives or collections, only those which are widely known or officially recognised by the relevant institution should be used.

When citing an internet resource please state: the author’s forename and surname (the latter in small capital letters), the title of the work (in italics), the full URL address, and the date when accessed.

6) The editorial team reserves the right to carry out a preliminary review of contributions before sending them out for external review.


We cordially invite you to cooperate.


With all the Best from Gdansk

Beata Możejko and and colleagues