Voprosy Khimii i Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii

Issues of Chemistry and Chemical Technology

Types of Contributions:

1. Full length research papers

2. Review papers

Normally, the journal does not consider short communications, discussion papers and letters to the Editor.

Languages: Manuscripts may be prepared in Ukrainian or English.

Page charges: There are no charges to submit and publish a standard research paper or a review paper.


Manuscripts should be submitted via e-mail: berzenina@gmail.com.

Manuscripts must be accompanied by a cover letter in which the type of the submitted manuscript and a warranty as given below are given. The authors must assure that the manuscript submitted to the journal for review is original, has been written by the stated authors and has not been published elsewhere; is currently not being considered for publication by any other journal and will not be submitted for such a review while under review by the journal; the manuscript contains no libellous or other unlawful statements and does not contain any materials that violate any personal or proprietary rights of any other person or entity.

Together with the manuscript and graphic files, please, submit a separate authors.doc file containing brief information about all authors (full first and last names, affiliations, authors’ positions, academic ranks, contact data: postal addresses, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Our recommended maximum file size is 2 MB (however, it may be 5 MB for manuscript.doc file with graphics embedded in the text). Please, do not submit self-extracting archives.

Simultaneously with an electronic submission, a hard copy of the manuscript may be addressed to the Editorial Office: Voprosy Khimii i Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii, Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology, Gagarin Avenue, 8, Dnipro, 49005, Ukraine. The submission of a hard copy of the manuscript is not obligatory.

Authors are fully responsible for the content of their published materials.

Potential reviewers

Authors are required to suggest the names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of at least two appropriately qualified persons as potential reviewers. Appropriate reviewers should be knowledgeable about the subject and must be from institutions other than those of any of the authors. Note that the editors retain the sole right to decide whether or not the suggested reviewers are used.

The information about potential reviewers may be submitted either in a separate file (Potential_Reviewers.doc) or in a cover letter.

Preparation of the article

Manuscripts must be prepared as manuscript.doc file (please, do not submit as *.docx or *.rtf file).

Papers should be typed on A4 (210x297 mm) paper with the following margins: 25 mm on the left, 20 mm on the right, 20 mm on top, and 20 mm below.

Use font Times New Roman, size 12 with 1.5 space interval. All pages must be numbered, starting from the title page. Figures given in a text should also be sent by separate files.

The manuscript should not contain less than 4 and more than 15 pages (in A4 format).

Composition of the article

1. A manuscript should contain the following sections: title page, abstract, keywords, introduction, experimental part, results and their discussions, conclusions, acknowledgements and references. Abbreviations and uncommon symbols should be explained at the first mention. List of abbreviations is possible.

2. The title page should contain:

– UDC code.

– the initials and last names of all coauthors; where the name may be ambiguous (e.g. a double name), please indicate this clearly.

– the title of the article which should be concise and informative; avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

– authors’ affiliation addresses; provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name and city.

– e-mail and name of the author to whom the correspondence is to be sent.

3. Please provide a one-paragraph Abstract of 150 to 250 words. Abstract should indicate the aims of the work, the main results and conclusions. Abstract should be concise and factual and demonstrate the novelty of the work. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

4. Keywords (from 5 to 8) should represent content of the whole article and be characteristic of the terminology used within the particular field of study. Avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, “and”, “of”). Be sparing with abbreviations: only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible. Do not use words appearing in the manuscript title.

5. Introduction should be brief and clear and needs to include relevant references.

6. All materials and methods by which the results were obtained should be described in the experimental or basic theory part. Subsections should be numbered (for instance 2.1).

7. Results should be presented with clarity and precision. The Discussion should interpret the findings in view of the results. Also here subheadings may be used. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature. A combined Results and discussion section is often appropriate.

8. Conclusions should emphasize the main achievements of this work, underline their significance and give examples of their possible application.

9. Acknowledgements of people, grants, funds, etc. should be brief.

10. References must be numbered consequently in square brackets in line with the text.

The formatting of references to published work should follow the journal’s style as follows:


Author1 A.A., Author2 B.B., Author3 C.C., Author4 D.D. Title of the paper. Title of the Journal, Year, vol. X, no. XX, pp. XXX-XXX.

Please, use the full journal titles.

Note that references to publications in Voprosy Khimii i Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii should be given without abbreviation of the journal title (Voprosy Khimii i Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii, 20xx, no. x, pp. xx-xx).


Author1 A.A., Author2 B.B., Author3 C.C., Author4 D.D., Book or Chapter Title. Publishing company name, Publishing Place, Year. XXX p.


Author1 A.A., Author2 B.B., Author3 C.C., Author4 D.D., Patent Title. Country and number of the patent, Year of publishing.

All authors should be listed for each reference.

Please, do not use the abbreviated titles of journals! Titles of books must be given in full, together with publisher’s name and location. Ukrainian and Russian sources should be transliterated. Transliteration should be performed according to the ISO Standard (ISO 9:1995). Citations of Ukrainian (or Russian) periodicals should also include the corresponding English translation (in square brackets).

Avoid references to unpublished results, abstracts and proceedings of conferences, technological normative and normative legal documents, and textbooks.

A maximum of 15 single references is permitted; multiple references (referring to more than one article) are not permitted.

At least two-thirds of the total number of references must have a publication date later than 2005.

It is allowed to make references to a maximum of 2-3 articles previously published in Voprosy Khimii i Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii.

Please, avoid abundant self-citations: the references should contain no more than six items, in which at least one author is common in both citing and cited works.

11. Illustrations (figures, graphics, and pictures) must be both embedded in the text and given as separate graphic files (jpgtif or bmp) suitable for corrections or changes, by sizes which correspond to the parameters of the page. Figures are signed and numbered (if they are more than one) under the figure (not on the figure itself). Illustrations in color will be published only in electronic version. Any color figures will be reproduced in black and white for the print edition of the journal.

12. Tables should be prepared in MS Word and embedded in the text. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. A short title is required for each table.

13. Formulas must be prepared with the aid of the MS Word Equation Editor (do not use it to create simple equations and labeland placed in the middle of the text and numbered in parenthesis on the right.

14. Units. Follow internationally accepted rules and conventions: use the international system of units (SI). If other units are mentioned, please give their equivalent in SI.