Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko
ISMA University of Applied Sciences

Dear colleagues!
We invite you to participate in the activities of the authors’ team
to write a collective monograph

"Development Trends in Social Science in the Era of Digitalization"

Scholars, academic staff, and postgraduate students, who have or are obtaining a degree in biology, ecology, geography, geology and chemistry, are invited to contribute to writing a collective monograph. The future publication will be a result of the activities of the authors’ team united by a common idea to present achievements of their researches.

The monograph is published by the European publishing house “Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing” (Riga, Latvia) and recommended for printing by the institution’s academic council. Three reviewers, who are mentioned in the monograph’s output data, guarantee an independent review.

The monograph is awarded ISBN that permits authors to participate in developing the collective scientific paper published in the country of the EU.

DOI is assigned to every article included in the collective monograph that allows the authors to find their scientific work on the Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI) site, which was developed by specialists of the State Scientific and Technical Library of Ukraine on behalf of the Collegium of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The monograph will be available on the website of the European publisher “Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing” at the link.

The authors of the collective monograph’s section receive an electronic layout of the collective monograph and a certificate.

Why is the publication of the monograph section valuable?
(for fulfilling the licensing conditions, to obtain the degree of Doctor and Candidate of Sciences, for awarding the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), for young scientists)

Editorial Board:

Romans Djakons,, Professor, Academician,
President of ISMA University of Applied Sciences.
Kuchuk Andrii Mykolaiovych,
Doctor of Law, Professor, Professor at the Department of Law and Methods of Teaching Jurisprudence,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Ivanii Olena Mykolaivna,
PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Law and Methods of Teaching Jurisprudence,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Myroslavskyi Serhii Volodymyrovych,
PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Law and Methods of Teaching Jurisprudence,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko

Key Dates:

The submission of application forms and articles for publishing in the monograph: before January 27, 2023 (inclusively).

Feedback on papers acceptance: within 1–2 working days after papers receipt.

E-mail distribution of the monograph’s layout and the certificate: after April 14, 2023.

Registration Procedure:

To publish contributions in the collective monograph, authors should act as follows:

  1. fill in an application form and send a manuscript to for peer-review before January 27, 2023;
  2. send a copy of the payment confirmation following the manuscript's approval for publication.


Monograph Target Topics:

  1. General history, anthropology, ethnography: theory and practice.
  2. Methodology of political science.
  3. Principal directions of the development of social sciences in Ukraine and Europe.
  4. Philosophy and study of religious studies: experience of EU countries and introduction in the practice of Ukraine.
  5. Modern vision of social institutes and processes.
  6. Topical issues of international relations and foreign policy.

Article Requirements:

An article should be a holistic document of scientific content that involves the results of the author’s original researchers.

The volume of the monograph subsection should be at least 15–30 pages. A4 paper format, line space – 1,5; Times New Roman, 14 size; all margins – 20 mm.

3 persons are a maximum number of authors.
Languages: Latvian, English and Ukrainian.

Article General Structure:

Monograph section name; author’s surname and initials in the publication’s language.

A paper should have the following structure: a short introduction (1–2 pages), 2–3 equally weighted sections and conclusion (1 page), summary: 7–10 sentences in the article’s language (to indicate a range of problems and research results).

The article must have per-page citations as well as References at the end. Citations should be indicated with a number without brackets and dots using Microsoft Word references.

To improve the quality level of scientific citations in the scientometric database Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI), it is important to indicate DOI for every source which it has.

Attention! References are in a source language and executed taking into account the National Standard of Ukraine DSTU 8302: 2015 “Information and documentation. Bibliographic reference. General principles and rules of composition”.

Author’s full name and information: scientific degree and rank, post, affiliation; address of employment place (in English regardless of the publication’s language).

Attention! In case of submitting a non-English article, an author should additionally submit an English name of the section and its structural elements (subsections) (see a design sample).

Representative Office in Ukraine:

Center for Ukrainian and European Scientific Cooperation (according to signed international cooperation agreement with ISMA University of Applied Sciences)

Contact person – Kachan Olena Viktorivna – Coordinator of scientific events and projects on social sciences.
Telephone: +38 068 473 02 25

Sample of Ukrainian monograph section

Sample of English monograph section