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European Journal of Ecology

European Journal of Ecology is a bi-annual journal, which publishes original, peer-reviewed papers (Research Articles, Reviews, Forum Articles and Policy Directions) from all fields of ecology. EJE welcomes manuscripts focusing on any levels, scope, and scale of biological organization, and any taxon of living organisms from microbes to humans. Observational and experimental studies, in silico model studies, hypotheses and policy papers are all considered for publication as far as they scientifically sound.

Why subscribe and read:

  • Open Access,
  • wide range of subjects,
  • authors from all over the world,
  • peer-reviewed by international experts.

Why submit:

  • no publication charges,
  • free language-correction services for authors from non-English speaking regions,
  • transparent, comprehensive, constructive and rapid peer review by specialists,
  • Open Access - published papers will have broad reach,
  • high visibility - global audience,
  • open both to established and young authors.

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Please submit your manuscripts to European Journal of Ecology via journals.ku.edu/EuroJEcol/about/submissions.

Piotr Tryjanowski, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Institute of Zoology, Poland

Managing Editor
Jakub Z. Kosicki, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Faculty of Biology, Department of Avian Biology and Ecology

Deputy Editor
Martin Hromada, University of Presov in Presov, Department of Ecology, Slovakia

Luís Reino, University of Porto, Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO), Portugal
Fabio Angeoletto, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Departamento de Geografia, Rondonópolis, Brazil
Emma Nelson, University of Liverpool, School of Medicine, United Kingdom
Reuven Yosef, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Life Science, Israel
Federico Morelli, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Department of Applied Geoinformatics and Spatial Planning, Prague, Czech Republic
Lajos Rózsa, MTA-ELTE-MTM Ecology Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Pavol Prokop, University of Trnava, Department of Biology, Slovakia
Darryl Jones, Griffith University, Environmental Futures Centre, Australia
Piotr Jabłoński, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland & Seoul National University, School of Biological Sciences, Republic of Korea
Grzegorz Kopij, University of Namibia, Department of Wildlife Management, Namibia
Suruchi Pande, Ornithology, Ethno-Ornithology and Natural Sounds Laboratory, Ela Foundation, MES Garware College, Pune, India
Christine Furst, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research, Dept. Ecology and Natural Resources Management, Germany
Andrew Townsend Peterson, University of Kansas Lawrence, Biodiversity Institute, Lawrence, United States of America
Mariusz Lamentowicz, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Department of Biogeography and Paleoecology, Laboratory of Wetland Ecology and Monitoring, Poland
Ladislav Pekárik, Plant Science and Biodiversity Centre, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Sang-im Lee, Seoul National University, Institute of Advanced Machinery and Design, Republic of Korea
Michael Wink, Universitat Heidelberg, Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology, Germany
Jun Yang, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Boris Krasnov, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Israel
Yuri Mazei, University of Penza, Department of Zoology and Ecology, Russia
Elena Lapshina, Yugra State University, Research and Education Center of Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change, Department of Biology, Kahnty-Mansiysk, Russia
Franziska Tanneberger, Greifswald Mire Centre, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany
Michael Thomas Monaghan, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Germany
Ülo Mander, University of Tartu, Department of Geography, Estonia
Gregorio Moreno-Rueda, University of Granada, Department of Zoology, Spain
Mario Díaz, National Museum of Natural Sciences, Department of Biogeography and Global Change, Spain
Joana Raquel Vicente, CIBIO Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, Portugal
Chi Xu, Nanjing University, School of Life Sciences, China
Hugo Rebelo, CIBIO Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, Portugal
Jenő Reiczigel, Department of Biomathematics and Informatics, Szent István University, Hungary
Andrea Harnos, Department of Biomathematics and Informatics, Szent István University, Hungary
Julien Louys, Australian National University, Department of Archaeology and Natural History, Australia
Matthew Spencer, University of Liverpool, School of Environmental Sciences, United Kingdom
Martina Carrete, University Pablo de Olavide, Department of Physical, Chemical and Natural systems & Estación Biológica de Doñana (CSIC), Spain
Balint Marko, Babes-Bolyai University, Department of Biology and Ecology in Hungarian, Romania
Anthony Sinclair, University of Liverpool, School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, United Kingdom
Patrick Randolph-Quinney, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, School of Forensic and Applied Sciences, United Kingdom, and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, School of Anatomical Sciences & The Evolutionary Studies Institute, South Africa
Diederik Strubbe, University of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Belgium
Yikwon Jang, Ewha Womans University, Department of Life Sciences and Division of EcoScience, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Martin Voracek, University of Vienna, Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, Vienna, Austria
Jan Engler, Zoological Researchmuseum Alexander Koenig, Sections of Herpetology and Ornithology, Germany
Peter Mikula, Charles University in Prague, Department of Zoology, Prague, Czech Republic

Early Career Editorial Board (ECEB)
Jan Engler Co-Main Editor ECEB, Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Sections of Herpetology and Ornithology, Germany
Emma Nelson Co-Main Editor ECEB, School of Medicine, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Katarzyna Marcisz, Laboratory of Wetland Ecology and Monitoring, Department of Biogeography and Palaeoecology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Francisco Javier Zamora-Camacho, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, United States of America


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The journal was supported by the Research Agency, the project Acceleration of Development of Human Resources in Science and Research, Innovation and Quality Improvement of the Educational Process, ITMS: 26110230069.