“Archiwum Kryminologii” (“Archives of Criminology”) is the oldest and the most prestigious Polish criminological journal, published since 1960 by the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The founder and the editor-in-chief was Proffesor Stanisław Batawia. The journal is published biannual and it is bilingual (papers in Polish and English are accepted). The Editorial Committee of the journal consists of eminent European criminologists and the reviewers are recruited from among experts in the field.
The aim of the journal is to promote the outcomes of well-designed empirical research, as well as methodological and theoretical studies. Papers published in “Archiwum Kryminologii” (“Archives of Criminology”) focus on various topics: criminality and criminalisation, criminal and penal policy, the practices of criminal justice systems, victimisation and victims’ rights, crime prevention, juvenile delinquency, criminological theories etc. The journal constitutes a platform for scientific communication among academics especially (but not exclusively) from Poland and other Central and Eastern European countries.
The Journal publishes original articles that utilize a broad range of methodologies and perspectives when examining crime, law, and criminal justice processing.
All submitted manuscripts undergo a double blind peer review process before publication via an online-first model in Open Access.