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General information about the journal and submission of papers

Journal for Sustainable Development (JSD) is an international journal published by the Integrated Business Faculty – Skopje.  JSD area includes three pillars of economic, social and environmental development issues. All these aspects will be considered relevant for publishing in the JSD Journal.

The JSD Editorial Board will consider reviewing only the following types of papers according to the COBISS classification: Original Scientific Papers (publishing of novel and original research results, according to the IMRAD scheme); Reviews (summarizing, analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing already published information); Short Scientific Paper (publishing of novel and original research results in a more concise version); Professional Papers (placing the accent on the applicability of the already achieved results); Reviews. Conference papers are not included in any of these sections. All other types of papers, according to the COBISS classification will not be taken into account for reviewing.

The Journal is officially listed in the respected EBSCO database, CEEOL database, as well as the databases of Business Source Complete and Sustainability Reference Center. All articles published in the Journal are also made indexed in these databases.


The authors should submit their papers according to the following rules:

1.  The papers submitted to the JSD Editorial Board mustn't be published before, nor republished after the JSD issue. The papers should consist up to 15 pages (approximately 38.000 characters with spaces). Margins: Top - 2,54, Bottom - 2,54, Left -3, Right - 2,5, Gutter 0 cm, Header - 1,25, Footer - 1,25. The text should be tiped with 1,5 spacing in Cambria and the font size should be "12". The Title of the paper should be written as a header of the text on each page. The footnotes should be written with font size “10”. 


2.  The first page of the article should contain:

-  the name and academic title of the author with notes in the part of Notes (at the bottom of the page), explaining the author‟s academic degree, title, occupation/vocation, the title of the institution where the author is employed, and the e-mail address of the author(s).

-  the title of the paper and 

-  abstract in 6-8 lines (approximately 200-300 words)

-  5-7 keywords that describe the topics of the paper below the abstract.

- appropriate JEL classification, see https://www.aeaweb.org/econlit/jelCodes.php

3. Quotations should be provided using the Harvard citation style, see

4. Figures and Tables should be titled and marked successively with Arabic numbers. The data source should be provided below the, while additional comments and explanations should be written in a new line under the data source.

5. Quotations of the bibliography should be provided at the end of the paper in alphabetical order, with font size "10" and line spacing "1".

6. The paper can have a maximum of one author and two co-authors.

ATTENTION: The papers which don't adhere to the guidelines will be returned to the author/s for editing.

7.Papers sent for publishing are not returnable to the authors (in both cases, whether approved for publishing or not).

8. If the critique review of the paper by two reviewers is positive, the paper will be published in the next edition of the JSD Journal.

9.The review commission reserves the right to ask lecturing and proof-reading of the paper before publishing.

10. Price list for publishing:

  • Employees at the IBF-IBI-NBЕ – 1.500 denars per article;
  • Not employed at the above Institutions, but at other Universities in the Republic of Macedonia – 2.000 denars per article;
  • Foreigners from other countries than RM – 3.000 denars;

Instructions for payment

  • Company/Institution: Fakultet za biznis ekonomija
  • Bank: NLB Tutunska Banka
  • Account: 210-061017470125
  • Purpose: Publishing an article in the Journal of Sustainable Development


Information for sending documents:

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Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Aneta Vasiljevic Sikaleska, Integrated Business Faculty – Macedonia

Board Members

  • Richard Gottschall, State University of New York, Plattsburgh - USA
  • Primoz Pevcin, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Administration - Slovenia
  • Janis Mazais, Riga Technical University - Latvia
  • Ivana Milchevska, Integrated Business Faculty - Macedonia
  • Aleksandar Paskalov, AREVA GmbH - Germany


Martin Kiselicki