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Studia Turistica

Czech version

Studia Turistica e-journal (ISSN: 1804-252X) has been issued by the College of Polytechnics Jihlava since 2010. It is a periodical officially registered by the Ministry of Culture under the registration number MK ČK 21202. It is included in ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences) database of reviewed professional and scientific journals. 

The establishment of the journal was supported by “Complex innovation of tourist study on College of Polytechnics Jihlava” project. From 1st June 2009 to 31st May 2012 the journal was financed from the Education for Competitiveness Operational Programme. The journal is the first Czech registered online electronic professional periodical which focuses on tourism issues.

The journal is made up of three parts. The first part contains main papers dealing with the tourism theory and practice which are reviewed independently by two specialists. The name of the second part is Touristic Prospects, and it is not reviewed. The third, non-reviewed part provides the information on events, conferences and new publications. The aim of the journal is to provide educators, practicing specialists, students and the wide public with an overview of specialist issues related to the multidisciplinary substance of tourism.

Potential contributors are offered the following topics for publication: tourism economics, tourism management, destination management, theory of tourism, regional development of tourism, sustainable development of tourism, statistics, GIS applications, geography of tourism, pedagogy and didactics of tourism, tourism marketing, tourist guide activities, sociology and psychology focused on tourism, philosophy of travel, bachelor theses, transport, hotel industry, gastronomy, animation and recreational sports, pedagogy of leisure time and recreology.

Languages to publish papers in

English, Czech and Slovak


RNDr. Jiří Šíp, Ph.D. (Department of Travel and Tourism, VŠPJ)

Technical support

Lukáš Mikula (graphical processing)

Head of editorial board

RNDr. Eva Janoušková, Ph.D. (Department of Travel and Tourism, VŠPJ)

Editorial board

Ing. Tomáš Čihák (director of Vysočina Tourism allowance organization)
doc. RNDr. Alena Dubcová, CSc. (Department of Geography and Regional Development,  UKF Nitra)
RNDr. Dana Fialová, Ph.D. (Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University in Prague)
prof. PhDr. Petr Chalupa, CSc. (Department of Travel and Tourism, College of Polytechnics  Jihlava)
doc. RNDr. Jiří Vaníček, CSc. (Institute of Gastronomy, Spa Management and Tourism, Silesian University in Opava)
doc. Ing. Jana Jarábková, PhD. (Department of Regional and Rural Development, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra)
doc. RNDr. Alfred Krogmann, PhD. (Department of Geography and Regional Development, UKF Nitra)
Ing. Ivica Linderová, PhD. (Department of Travel and Tourism, College of Polytechnics Jihlava)
doc. RNDr. Svatopluk Novák, CSc. (Department of Travel and Tourism, College of Polytechnics Jihlava)
RNDr. Mgr. Stanislava Pachrová, Ph.D. (Department of Travel and Tourism, College of Polytechnics Jihlava)
Ing. Lucie Plzáková, Ph.D. (Department of Travel and Tourism, Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague)
RNDr. PaedDr. Jaromír Rux, CSc. (Department of Travel and Tourism, College of Polytechnics Jihlava)
doc. PaedDr. Jiří Štyrský, CSc. (Department of Recreology and Tourism, University of Hradec Králové)
PhDr. Dana Zažímalová (Department of Languages, College of Polytechnics Jihlava)

Current Issue

2017/Volume 8/Issue 1


2017/Volume 8/Special Issue
2016/Volume 7/Issue 2
2016/Volume 7/Issue 1
2015/Volume 6/Issue 2
2015/Volume 6/Issue 1
2014/Volume 5/Issue 2
2014/Volume 5/Issue 1
2013/Volume 4/Issue 2
2013/Volume 4/Issue 1
2012/Volume 3/Issue 2
2012/Volume 3/Issue 1
2011/Volume 2/Issue 3
2011/Volume 2/Issue 2
2011/Volume 2/Issue 1
2010/Volume 1/Issue 2
2010/Volume 1/ Issue1

Instructions for contributors

Deadline for the next issues: 15. 4. 2017, 15. 9. 2017
Address for article submission: