ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities

Open Access proceedings in Social Sciences and Humanities

ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities is an Open Access proceedings journal dedicated to archiving and worldwide dissemination of the conference proceedings dealing with all areas of social sciences and humanities: anthropology, art, economy, education, geography, history, linguistics, philosophy, psychology, sociology, etc.

Journal scope

ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities is an Open Access proceedings journal provides a fast and versatile proceedings publication service.

ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities prefers to publish articles in English; papers in other languages must include English title, abstracts and keywords. Proceedings are published under the scientific responsibility of the conference editors.

Main benefits


Editorial board

Editor-in-Chief: Serhiy Semerikov, Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University, Ukraine

Leon A. Abdillah, Universitas Bina Darma, Indonesia
George Abuselidze, Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Georgia
Svitlana Amelina, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
Spencer A. Benson, Education Innovations International, LLC and University of Maryland, United States
Irina Georgescu, Bucharest University of Economics, Romania
Dragos-Daniel Iordache, National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics - ICI Bucuresti, Romania
Arnold Kiv, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Oleksandr G. Kolgatin, Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, Ukraine
Milan Kubiatko, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czechia
Stamatios Papadakis, University of Crete, Greece
Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Publishing policies & ethics

Ethical publication practices

ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities is committed to the standards of publishing integrity and academic honesty. Editors, reviewers and authors are encouraged to refer to The Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) and to follow its Code of conduct and guidelines.

Serious misconduct (for example, data fabrication, falsification or plagiarism) is taken seriously into consideration and is further investigated. When a suspicion of misconduct turns out to be confirmed, the available sanction is applied.

Journal' requirements

The journal make clear his aims and scope, editorial policy and manuscript requirements in terms of presentation and submissions.

Editorial committee

Editorial decisions and editorial processes are run by the editors of the proceedings who are members of the organizing committee of the event. The detailed procedures may vary from event to event according to the custom and practice of each community.

Peer review

All published articles are peer reviewed.

Processing charge

ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities offers a low-cost alternative to other publishers and venues. The production charges for events whose proceedings are accepted for publication in journal as of January 2022 are:

We charge the total cost of the entire volume to the conference organizers. We do not charge individual authors.
Information for authors

Preparation of manuscripts

Please download the current template and example files for the ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities and see the guidelines therein for detailed instructions.

ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities uses author-supplied PDFs for online publication. Authors must prepare their papers using LaTeX and then convert these files to PDF.

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. ACNS do not copy edit or reformat papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. Post-publication changes are not permitted, so please ensure that your paper has been checked for errors.


Articles published by Academy of Cognitive and Natural Sciences (ACNS) are open access under a Creative Commons license that By submitting a paper an author and all co-authors are assumed to agree with the terms of the Creative Commons License Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).

Submission of manuscript

Do not submit your papers directly to ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities; please contact your conference organizer for submission instructions.
Instruction for editors

Preconditions for publishing

  1. Peer review by international program committee: Proceedings papers must be peer-reviewed by a program committee of well-known international scholars, who are experts in the topics presented in the proceedings. Invited papers may be included without being peer-reviewed, provided that the majority of papers in the proceedings are not invited papers. The members of the program committee and the rules for paper selection must be publicly announced, e.g. on the web page of the conference and/or in the preface of the proceedings.
  2. Minimum size: There shall be at least six papers in a submitted volume. The minimum length of a regular or short paper should be six ACNSPROC pages (around 2500 characters / 380-400 words per page). Invited papers can have less pages. The whole proceedings volume should have at least 40 pages excluding frontmatter.
  3. Open submission: Submission of papers to the conference should be open. For example, it should not be restricted to members of a certain project.
  4. Use of English: The majority of the papers in a proceedings volume shall be in English. All papers written in other languages must include English title, abstracts and keywords. All references must be in the Latin alphabet.
  5. Timeliness: The submission of a proceedings volume should be close to the event date, not more than 25 years after the event. Exceptions may be possible but need to be negotiated with us.

Overview of the publication procedure

  1. Contact us with details of the conference.
  2. The ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities team will review the details of your conference and write to confirm if we can accept it.
  3. Accepted conference is announced at the journal site.
  4. Authors submit their papers to the conference organizers who manage the peer review. Once review of the papers is completed the conference organizers submit the final papers to ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities in one batch. Papers submitted to us must be PDFs and must be in their final form ready for publication (as we do not edit or proofread papers after they are submitted to us). Please ensure that all changes have been approved by authors prior to the PDFs being submitted to ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities.
  5. Papers should be submitted to us via dedicated service recorded in the acceptance letter.
  6. On submission of the manuscripts, organizers should also return a completed table of contents and editor agreement.
  1. Which journal peer review policy?

    ACNS Conference Series: Social Sciences and Humanities adhere to the following main standards:

    • Unbiased consideration is given to all papers regardless of race, gender, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship or political philosophy of the authors.
    • Ensuring that no terminology is used that is offensive or might be perceived to be offensive to others.
    • All papers should meet the following key points related to scientific content, quality and presentation:
      1. Technical Criteria
        • Scientific merit: notably scientific rigour, accuracy and correctness.
        • Clarity of expression; communication of ideas; readability and discussion of concepts.
        • Sufficient discussion of the context of the work, and suitable referencing.
      2. Quality Criteria
        • Originality: Is the work relevant and novel?
        • Motivation: Does the problem considered have a sound motivation? All papers should clearly demonstrate the scientific interest of the results.
        • Repetition: Have significant parts of the manuscript already been published?
        • Length: Is the content of the work of sufficient scientific interest to justify its length?
      3. Presentation Criteria
        • Title: Is it adequate and appropriate for the content of the article?
        • Abstract: Does it contain the essential information of the article? Is it complete? Is it suitable for inclusion by itself in an abstracting service?
        • Diagrams, figures, tables and captions: Are they essential and clear?
        • Text and mathematics: Are they brief but still clear? If you recommend shortening, please suggest what should be omitted.
        • Conclusion: Does the paper contain a carefully written conclusion, summarizing what has been learned and why it is interesting and useful?
  2. What about paper length?

    Unlimited number of pages in each article and use of colour in figures.

Published by

Academy of Cognitive and Natural Sciences (ACNS),

Ukrainian branch,
54 Gagarin Ave.,
Kryvyi Rih,
50086, Ukraine

Publications manager: Iryna Mintii
Publishing editor: Serhiy Semerikov

Production manager: Pavlo Nechypurenko
Production editor: Viacheslav Osadchyi

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