Author guidelines

The Přehled výzkumů is a scientific peer-reviewed journal published since 1956 by the Institute of Archaeology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Brno. The first section presents original archaeological research of superregional significance with a focus on Central Europe. The second section presents a comprehensive summary of excavation reports from all licensed archaeological organisations in Moravia and Silesia. Since 2011, the journal is published semi-annually in print and electronic formats with a separate specialisation on prehistory (1), Middle Ages and modern times (2). The journal is indexed in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) and List of Non-Impact Peer-Reviewed Periodicals Published in the Czech Republic. Since February 2018, the Přehled výzkumů Journal has been included in the Scopus database of journals, indexed here from Volume 58. Since 2020, the PV articles are provided with a DOI identification.

Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Brno, v. v. i.
Čechyňská 363/19
CZ-60200 Brno

Submissions and deadlines

By submitting to this journal, the author consents to its publication online and in the printed version. Authors are required to submit an Author’s Statement (download here) with their manuscript.
Deadlines refer to the year in which the volume will be published.


Issue 1
ARTICLE – 31th January
REPORT – 31th January

Issue 2
ARTICLE – 30th June
REPORT – 28th February

by email (please, send the files to the email address Attachments and figures can be sent via too (if you use this web service, send the link to our email address).


The resolution should be min. 400 DPI. Please conform to the sizes listed below:

180 × to 255 mm

86,5 × to 255 mm

Name the files as follows: Fig1, Fig2, etc.

Save the files in the following file types. Please use the same scale for all figures.

File types for figures and graphics: TIFF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, other file types will be accepted only after given permission from the editorial office.

The preferred format of the files such as maps, plans etc. is a PSD or EPS (as layered graphics files) for potential and necessary editorial revisions.


  • Separate paragraphs with a blank line.
  • Do not use the text editor for formatting (heading style, paragraphs, etc.).
  • Do not indent the first line of the paragraph.
  • Place the figure captions at the bottom of the manuscript.
  • Minimize the number of acronyms used (write out the names of organisations, journals, etc.).

Text file types:
ISO 26300 Open Document .odt (

Rich Text Format .rtf (, Microsoft Word)

Microsoft Document .doc (Microsoft Word)

Citation rules

Excavation report

Form for submitting reports