ISSN: 1512-5769
E-ISSN: 2490-3183

Instructions for authors

Works of the Faculty of Forestry University of Sarajevo is dedicated to publishing original papers, review articles, short communications and professional papers as well, in the broad field of forestry and horticulture. The range of topics includes silviculture, forest management, forest and horticulture pathology, entomology, ecology, tree ecophysiology, genetics, breeding and related fields from social, economic science related to forestry and other related fields. The manuscripts are submitted via web site via OJS or via e-mail ( or mail to Editorial Office. Submitted papers must be written on A4 paper. In special cases, longer manuscripts might be considered for publication if the authors provide enough novelties and qualities in their field but after agreement with the Editioral Board. The submitted manuscripts should be spaced 1,5 cm in Word using a normal, plain font 12-pt Times New Roman (including appendices) for text. Please ensure the text of your paper has consecutive line numbering – this is an essential peer review requirement (Line number). The text should be aligned using justify option. The name of manuscript’s file should contain the short title (e.g. short title.doc). Tables and figures are numbered in Arabic numerals and cited in the order of appearance within the text (Table 1, Figure 1..). The authors are responsible to ensure that the manuscript is written in excellent English or official language in B&H Latin script. Those manuscripts do not follow the recommended instructions will not be considered and will be returned to the authors. The original (research) papers should be arranged as follows:

  • Title page contains the title which is written both in English and one of the official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina, central alignment;
  • Full name(s) of author(s) are written bellow the title in bold letters followed by authors’ affiliation(s). The affiliation of each author should be indicated by superscripted number after authors’ surname;
  • The abstract should not exceed 200 words and up to five key words should be provided;
  • The text should be structured as follows: introduction, material and methods, results, discussion and conclusions, acknowledgements, references and summary;
  • The tables and figures (photos, illustrations, graphic works..) must have a concise descriptive heading.

If the manuscript complies with recommended instructions, then it will be sent to the two reviewers for its examination.

Any decision on the manuscript acceptance depends on the reviewers’ report and Editors opinion.

Authors are required to submit a COVER LETTER with all necessary information.

Complete guidelines for preparing submissions can be downloaded below:

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