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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Rules for writing articles for the journal Universum Historiae et Archeologiae


  1. Technical requirements. The editorial board accepts for consideration articles in Ukrainian or English, with a volume of 0.5–1.0 printed sheets (20–40 thousand characters), in electronic form, by e-mail or by self-registration on the journal’s website (http: / /www.uha.dp.ua). Text parameters: page format - A4 (210x297 mm), character size - 12 pt, spacing - 1, headset Times New Roman. Text materials should be prepared in MS Word, OpenOffice or RTF format. Margins of the page: left 30, right 10 top and bottom 20. The text should be edited literary, without errors. Pages are not numbered. Tables and figures should be numbered in accordance with the text of the article.
  2. The structural elements of the article are presented in the following sequence:

1) UDC (left justification, regular font, size 12 pt)

2) the title of the article in Ukrainian (center alignment in lowercase, bold, size 14 pt, line spacing - 1, no more than 12 words);

3) the author's initials and surname in Ukrainian (center alignment in bold italics, size 14 pt)

4) academic degree, academic title in Ukrainian (center alignment in regular type, 12 kengl kengl)

5) ORCID (available for free at http://www.orcid.org), ResearcherlD, Scopus ID (center alignment in regular font, size 12 pt)

6) e-mail of the author (center alignment in regular type, 12 pt each)

7) contact phone number of the author (center alignment in regular font, size 12 pt)

8) the institution represented by the author in Ukrainian (center alignment in italics, size 12 pt)

9) the official address of the institution, city, country in Ukrainian and zip code (center alignment in italics, size 12 pt)

10) abstract in Ukrainian (1,500 - 2,000 characters in regular type; size - 10 pt, line spacing - 1); annotation elements: purpose; method (s) main results, brief conclusions; practical value; originality; scientific novelty; type of article (theoretical, empirical, archaeographic, review, etc.)

11) keywords in Ukrainian, 3-6 terms (phrases) that do not duplicate the words from the title of the article, but serve as additional search descriptors for the essay (in regular type, the element “Key words:” is bold, font - 10 pt , line spacing - 1, words are separated by a semicolon));

12) in the footer of the first page are placed:

Copyright in the format: © Last name, initials, year. For example: © Osmomisl J.S., 2019.

- information about the sources of funding for the study (state registration number and topic name, code and name of the grant, etc.). For example: Article prepared in accordance with the tasks of the state budget topic XXXXUXXXXXX "Sociocultural processes ..."

13) LCC (Library of Congress Classification) code, for example, “LCC DK508” for the history of Ukraine (the necessary section can be found in the corresponding classifier file at https://www.loc.gov/aba/publications/FreeLCC/freelcc.html) (left justification, in normal type, size - 12 pt)

14) the title of the article in English (center alignment, lowercase, bold, size - 14 pt, line spacing - 1, no more than 12 words);

15) the author's initials and surname in English or in Latin transliteration (center alignment, bold italics, size - 14 pt)

16) academic degree, academic title in English (center alignment, in normal type, size 12 pt)

17) ORCID, Researcher lD, Scopus ID (center alignment, regular font, size 12 pt)

18) e-mail of the author (center alignment, in regular type, size - 12 pt)

19) contact telephone number of the author (center alignment, in regular type, size - 12 pt)

20) the institution represented by the author in English (center, italics, size - 12 pt)

21) the official address of the institution, city, country in English and postal code (alignment with center, italics, size - 12 pt)

22) abstract in English (2000–4000 characters, in regular type; size - 10 pt, line-spacing - 1); annotation elements: purpose, method (s); main results; brief conclusions; practical value; originality; scientific novelty; type of article (theoretical, empirical, review, etc.)

23) keywords in English (under the annotation), 3–6 terms (phrases) that do not duplicate words from the title of the article, but serve as additional search descriptors for the essay (in regular type (the word “Keywords:” is bold), size 10 pt, line spacing - 1, words should be separated by a semicolon; each word begins with a capital letter)

24) elements of the main part of the article: statement of the problem; historiography; purpose of the study; historical sources; statement of the main material and results; discussion; conclusions; thanks (all named elements should be in bold)

25) bibliographic references (the word "References" - center alignment, bold, size - 14 pt); each bibliographic name should begin with a new line; bibliographic list items must be formatted according to Harvard Referencing Style (http://www.citethisforme.com/citation-generator/harvard) (alignment evenly, size - 12 pt, line spacing - 1, in alphabetical order). 

Examples of descriptions of sources and literature:

Krymskyi, A., 1892. Letter to B. Grinchenko, June 30, 1892. Fund III. Inventory 1. File 37880. Kyiv: Institute of Manuscript of the National Library of Ukraine, pp. 1-8, verso; Vasyliuk, O. D., ed., 2005. Epistolyarna spadshchyna Ahatanhela Kryms'koho (1890 – 1941) [ The Epistolary Legacy of the Agatangel Krymskyi (1890 – 1941) ]. In 2 vols. Kyiv: A. Krymsky Institute of Oriental Studies, vol. 1 (1890 – 1941); Pritsak, O., 1993 Pro Ahatanhela Kryms'koho u 120-i rokovyny narodzhennya [ About Agatangel Krymskyi on the 120th anniversary of birth ], Skhidnyy svit [ The Eastern World ], part 1, p. 11; Babyshkin, А. K., 1967 Ahatanhel Krymskyi: literaturnyy portret [ Agatangel Krymskyi: a literary portrait ], Kyiv: Dnipro; Krymskyi, A., 1890 Bat'kivs'ke parvo [ Parental law ]. In: Krymskyi, A., 1919 Povistky ta eskizy z ukrayins'koho zhyttya (1890 – 1894) [ Tales and sketches from Ukrainian life (1890  1894) ]. Kyiv: Drukamya Ukrayins'koho Naukovoho Tovarystva, pp. 3-18.

26) in-text links - in parentheses according to Harvard style. Example: (Krymsky, A., 1892, p. 7; Krymsky, A., 1890, p. 16–19).

27) the date of receipt of the article by the editorial board is put at the end of the text, after References (italics, size 12 pt). For example: Received: January 25, 2019.

3. Information about the author includes the surname, name and patronymic of the author, academic degree, academic title, position, place of work or study, contact phone, e-mail, ORCID, Researcher lD, Scopus ID.

4. Scientific ethics. The text of the article was not previously published and was not sent for consideration to the editors of other journals or collections of scientific papers. Texts of articles should not contain offensive, xenophobic, racist and similar expressions. The editorial board checks the texts of articles for scientific integrity (lack of plagiarism). The level of independence (originality) of the text, taking into account citations, should not be lower than 75%. In case of violation of this requirement, the editorial board automatically rejects the submitted work.

5. Scientific examination of articles. All articles are subject to double-blind peer review by independent reviewers. The author has the right to take into account the comments made by the reviewers and resubmit the revised text to the editorial board.
6. Copyright on the content, authenticity of facts, quotes, numbers and surnames belongs to the authors of the materials.
7. Articles undergo literary editing. The editorial board of the publication reserves the right to reject articles that do not meet the requirements and the topic of the scientific journal.
8. Publications are carried out on a paid basis after the approval of the article by the editorial board. The approximate price of the publication is UAH 150. for 1 page.
9. The editorial board accepts articles for consideration by April 1 (issue 1) and September 1 (issue 2) every year.
10. Address of the editorial board: office 511, 72 Gagarin avenue, Dnipro, Ukraine; phone: (056)374-98-60 (from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.); Web: http://www.uha.dp.ua; E-mail: svitlenko@gmail.com; editor@uha.dp.ua.

An example of article composition:

УДК 977

Приклад оформлення статті

І. Б. Прізвище

доктор історичних наук, професор
ORCID: 0000-0000-0000-0000
ResearcherlD: Х-0000-2018
+38 000 000 00 00

Дніпровський національний університет імені Олеся Гончара
проспект Гагаріна, 72, м. Дніпро, Україна, 49010

Анотація. Мета статті: подати правила.... Методи дослідження: логіко-лінгвістичний, компаративний, системно-структурний... Основні результати: в статті висвітлено засади оформлення... Практичне значення: рекомендовано для застосування авторами статей у журналі... Оригінальність: використано узагальнення досвіду... Наукова новизна: вперше запропоновано ... Тип статті: описова.

Ключові слова: дослідження; ідея; наука; структура; текст.

 Надіслано до редколегії 00.00.2019

 © Прізвище І. П., 2019

 Статтю підготовлено відповідно до завдань держбюджетної теми XXXXUXXXXXX «Соціокультурні процеси ....».


An Example of Writing an Article
F. L. Surname

Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor
ORCID: 0000-0000-0000-0000
ResearcherlD: X-0000-2018
+38 000 000 00 00

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
72 Gagarin avenue, Dnipro, Ukraine, 49010

 Abstract. The purpose of the article is to submit the rules .... Research methods: logical-linguistic, comparative, systemic- structural ... Main results: the article describes the principles of design ... Practical significance: recommended for use by authors of articles in the journal... Originality: the generalization of experience is used ... Scientific novelty: the first is proposed ... Article type: explanation.

Keywords: Research; Idea; Science; Structure; Text.

 © Surname F. L., 2019

 The article is prepared in accordance with the tasks of the state budget theme XXXXUXXXXXX "Socio-cultural processes ....".

Formulation of the problem. This study was the result of a paradoxical situation...

Historiography. The topic of this study was the subject of consideration…

The purpose of the study: to set out the rules for the design of articles submitted to a scientific journal...

Sources. The research is based on a complex of archival and published historical sources...

Main material. A scientific article must meet the requirements…

Results. This article outlines the requirements and rules for registration...

Discussion. The editorial board of the journal chose the Harvard Referencing Style for the design of the bibliographic description. There are more than 60 variants of the Harvard style (Stepko, V.V. and Chernyavska, A.A., 2018, p. 3). This journal recommends a variant that is characteristic of scientific publications of universities in Great Britain (https://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/files/Harvard_referencing_201718.pdf)...

Conclusions. The material presented in the article will be useful to potential authors...

Acknowledgments. The author expresses his gratitude for critical remarks and advice to the staff of the Scientific Library of DNU named after Olesya Honchara.


Бібліографічні посилання

Петрова, Н., Плиса, Г. та Жигун, Т., 2014. ДСТУ 3582:2013. Інформація та документація. Бібліографічний опис. Скорочення слів і словосполучень українською мовою. Загальні вимоги і правила (ISO 4:1984, NEQ ; ISO 832:1994, NEQ). Київ : Мінекономрозвитку України.

Степко, В. В. та Чернявська, А. А., 2018. Оформлення списку бібліографічних посилань до наукової роботи. Гарвардський стиль (Harvard Referencing Style). Методичні рекомендації. Київ : Київський національний університет культури і мистецтв, наукова бібліотека.

Устіннікова, О. М., 2017. Особливі випадки скорочень слів та словосполучень у бібліографічних записах. Київ : Книжкова палата України.

Syvak, N, Ponomarenko, V., Khodzinska, O. and Lakeichuk, I., 2011. Toponymic Guidelines. For map and other editors. For international use. Ukraine. Kyiv : Kartographia.



Petrova, N., Plysa, H. and Zhyhun, T., 2014. DSTU 3582:2013. Informatsiya ta dokumentatsiya. Bibliohrafichnyy opys. Skorochennya sliv i slovospoluchen' ukrayins'koyu movoyu. Zahal'ni vymohy i pravyla [Information and documentation. Bibliographic description. Abbreviations of words and phrases in Ukrainian. General requirements and rules] (ISO 4:1984, NEQ ; ISO 832:1994, NEQ). Kyiv : Minekonomrozvytku Ukrayiny.

Stepko, V. V. and Cherniavska, A. A., 2018. Oformlennya spysku bibliohrafichnykh posylan' do naukovoyi roboty. Harvards'kyy styl' [Listing of bibliographic references to scientific work. Harvard References (Harvard Referencing Style)(Harvard Referencing Style). Guidelines. Kyiv: Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Scientific Library.

Ustinnikova, O. M., 2017. Osoblyvi vypadky skorochen' sliv ta slovospoluchen' u bibliohrafichnykh zapysakh [Special cases of abbreviations of words and phrases in bibliographic records]. Kyiv : Knyzhkova palata Ukrayiny.

Syvak, N, Ponomarenko, V., Khodzinska, O. and Lakeichuk, I., 2011. Toponymic Guidelines. For map and other editors. For international use. Ukraine. Kyiv : Kartographia.