Aims and Scope

Journal welcomes original scientific papers dealing with diverse aspects of Geology, the history of the Earth, and the physical changes that the Earth has undergone or it undergoing. Papers especially concerning the Pannonian Basin, Dinarides, the Adriatic/Mediterranean region, and/or karst, as well as notes and reviews interesting to a wider audience (e.g. review papers, book reviews, and notes) are welcome. Manuscripts should be written in English.


Open Access Statement

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. There are no Article Submission Charges nor Article Processing Charges, i.e. accepted papers are published free of charge up to 16 pages of published manuscript. Larger manuscripts can also be accepted but expense involved will be charged to the authors account (see Author Guidelines).


We use iThenticate platform to check possible plagiarism or unwished similarities in the manuscript, before or during review process.


Peer Review Process
All papers relevant for the journal are reviewed by two independent reviewers. Depending on the reviews the editor together with the editorial board decides to accept the paper with no, minor, moderate or major corrections or to reject the paper. Reviews and decisions are sent to the corresponding author.


Open access licence and archiving
Geologia Croatica is an open access (OA) journal which means that electronic versions of articles are accessible to readers, without any fees or registration, i.e. the Diamond Open Access Model. When use, please refer to Creative Commons license (BY type, .

Journal website is being archived at Croatian Web Archive

All volumes of the Journal (from 1992) are available at Journal's web page (Archives) and at Hrčak journal pages ( 

All volumes of Journal's predecessor Geološki vjesnik are available at


Journal Predecessors

Geološki vjesnik (1947-1991)

Vjestnik Hrvatskog državnog geoložkog zavoda i Hrvatskog državnog geološkog muzeja (1942-1944)

Vijesti geološkog zavoda (1925-1929)

Vjesti geološkog povjerenstva (1911-1916)



Geologia Croatica is regularly indexed in the following bibliographic databases: Geo Abstracts, GeoRef, GeoArchive, Geotitles, Geobase, Scopus, MINABS Online, BIOSIS, Zoological Abstracts, PASCAL, Petroleum Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Current Geographical Abstracts, EBSCO Academic Search Complete, and Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science).


Current issues and archive of Geologia Croatica is entirely and freely availible online. Yet it is possible to subscribe to the print version. Annual subscription for subscribers abroad: 80EUR (70EUR + 10EUR postage). For subscription details please e-mail us.