"Ecologia Balkanica" is an international scientific journal, in which original research articles in various fields of Ecology are published, including ecology and conservation of microorganisms, plants, aquatic and terrestrial animals, physiological ecology, behavioral ecology, population ecology, population genetics, community ecology, plant-animal interactions, ecosystem ecology, parasitology, animal evolution, ecological monitoring and bioindication, landscape and urban ecology, conservation ecology, as well as new methodical contributions in ecology. The journal is dedicated to publish studies conducted on the Balkans and Europe. Studies conducted anywhere else in the World may be accepted only as an exception after decision of the Editorial Board and the Editor-In-Chief.
The journal is published by the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria – Plovdiv and the University of Plovdiv Publishing House. It is distributed as a hard copy (2009-2015) and online (open access) version. Articles are archived and indexed in several major repositories and databases: Scopus, Web Of Science, DOAJ, Index Coupernicus and many others.
Once an article is accepted, it is published online first immediately. Manuscripts may be rejected without peer review if they do not comply with the instructions for authors or if editor estimate that they are beyond the scope of the journal.
Ecologia Balkanica follows the standards for Ethics and Publication Malpractice set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Conformance to standards of ethical behavior is therefore expected of all parties involved: Authors, Reviewers, Editors, and the Publisher.
Online ISSN: 1313-9940 │ Print ISSN: 1314-0213
From 2016 the journal is published only electronically and hard copies are no longer printed.
Periodicity: Semiannual (June and December). │ Language: English.
Abstracting & Coverage: see complete list here.