Economic Bulletin of the National Mining University

Requirements for authors

      Please, note the following instructions to submit your full papers to the journal: the journal will consider previously unpublished papers in Ukrainian, Russian or English languages that should relate to the theoretical and practical profile and follow the guidelines:

1. The paper limit is 812 pages (single-spaced type), one copy printed out in paper on standard A4 paper.  All papers will also be submitted electronically as a WORD document file (Microsoft Word 2003, 2007) on CD or via e-mail (printed material must be submitted by post).

2. For authors with no PhD degree in Economics the paper will be submitted with a review by a PhD in Economics to justify its novelty and practical value.

3. Each paper must accompany a completed corresponding author form and extended abstract in Ukrainian, Russian and English (one full page in Times New Roman, font size 12, single-spaced type. All margins – 2.0 cm. Full page format, indentation – 1 cm). Extended abstract will contain information about research methodology, obtained results, novelty and practical value as well as the list of literature transliterated with roman letters.

Author form will include the following information: surname, first name, patronymic of the author, scientific degree, title, place of work, position, business and home postal addressed, telephones, fax, and e-mail. Postal address for mailing the proceedings should be provided separately along with the desired amount of copies.

4. The list of literature transliterated with roman letters comes as a separate file.

Article layout

The article starts with UDC index (left aligned, no indentation)

Next line (no line skip) is the title of the article (in capital letters, full page format).

After a line skip are the author’s initials and surname, scientific degree, academic title, place of work or study, address (after a coma). Full page format.

After a line skip is the abstract (3-5 sentences) in the language of the article. In the next line (no indentation) are key words (6-10 words) in full page format.

After a line skip is the main text (two columns format) to include the following parts:

problem statement in general and its correlation with important scientific or practical tasks;

analysis of recent papers containing the solution of the above problem for the author to ground his research (references are obligatory), determination of previously unsolved parts of a general problem discussed in the article;

aim of the article (statement of purpose);

materials and methods of the research with full justification of the received scientific results;

conclusions of the research and perspectives for further scientific development in the sphere.

After a line skip is literature (two column format). Bibliographic description is done according to GOST DSTU 7.1:2006 “The system of standards on information, library and publishing service. Bibliographic entry. Bibliographic description. General requirements and rules of composition” (State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles of Ukraine Bulletin, #3, 2008).

After a line skip is abstract (3-5 sentences) in Ukrainian (Russian) and English languages with key words in the appropriate language (6-10 words), full page format.


  • title: Times New Roman – 12 pt, bold, capitalized;
  • subheading: Times New Roman – 12 pt, bold;
  • author’s initials and surname, degree, title, place of work or study, E-mail – 12 pt, italics;
  • main text, UDC – 12 pt;
  • abstracts, keywords – 12 pt;
  • list of literature – 10 pt.

2.5 сm upper and lower margin, 2.0 сm left and right margin, two column format for the main text and literature, 0.7 cm between columns. Paragraph indentation – 1.0 cm, single spacing.

Style and format

Formulas are printed in Equation Editor (MathType v. 45). Figures in the paper must be included as Microsoft Word object, grouped in a separate window created as “text box” or “Word picture”. Figures must be gray shade or pattern fill. Graphs are accepted in Microsoft Excel or standard graphics editors (Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator) inserted in the text as objects. If graphic editors are used, the figure can be submitted as separate files linked to the text. Raster graphic objects must be submitted in uncompressed TIFF format with resolution 300 dpi or higher. Images must not be compressed into JPEG or GIF format, as quality loss is inevitable. Schemes with text can be done in the above graphic editors or Microsoft Word, in the latter case every window must be done as text box connected with other boxes by lines or arrows and then grouped. Font size in figures must be 10pt or bigger. Captions should be grouped with figures, font size – 12 pt.

Regulation on review articles