Diplomatic, economic and cultural relations between China and Central and Eastern European countries is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic edition that has been published since 2016 by the Confucius Institute at St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.
All manuscripts submitted for publication are screened for plagiarism and submitted to a double-blind peer-review process, strictly adhering to the norms of publication ethics. The editorial board consists of foreign and Bulgarian scholars whose international citability has been amply demonstrated. The reviewers are selected according to the thematic focus of the submitted manuscripts by the editor-in-chief. The review period is one to three months.
No fees for publishing an article in the Journal are charged.
Thematic scope and aims
Original articles related to diplomatic, economic, legal, educational and cultural relations between China and Central and Eastern European countries are published.
The journal mainly aims to contribute to developing knowledge in the academic fields in the fields of diplomacy, economics, cultural studies, literature, as well as in the theory and practice of education in these fields.
The scholarly journal is open to authors who are not part of the Veliko Tarnovo University, including foreign authors, whose manuscripts correspond to the thematic focus and requirements for publication.
Aiming at a wider academic community worldwide, the papers can be published in Bulgarian, English and Chinese.
Authors are not required to pay any publication fees.
Open Access, Copyright and Licensing
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under CC BY-NC-ND – or Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivs which means that the user (while attributing the original creator) can only share the work but not change it in any way or ever use it commercially.
This is technically still considered open since it does not have a commercial charge for sharing the work, but it does not offer any flexibility with the material should someone wish to remix and adapt it. “Diplomatic, Economic and Cultural Relations between China and Central and Eastern European Countries” provides open access to the full texts of all volumes as soon as they are published.
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It is permissible for authors to distribute their publications in “Diplomatic, Economic and Cultural Relations between China and Central and Eastern European Countries” in other electronic platforms. Articles are distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-NC-ND) license, and their full version is uploaded in standard electronic format (pdf) on the Confucius Institute’s website, providing a free open access online repository immediately after publication.
Please, send your manuscripts to the Editor-in-chief via one of the following e-mails:
ISSN: 2603-5030 (print)
ISSN: 2603-5391 (online)