ISSN 1330-030X; eISSN 1333-4875


Aims and Scope

Geologia Croatica welcomes original scientific papers dealing with diverse aspects of geology and geological engineering, the history of the Earth, and the physical changes that the Earth has undergone or it is undergoing. The Journal covers a wide spectrum of geology disciplines (palaeontology, stratigraphy, mineralogy, sedimentology, petrology, geochemistry, structural geology, karstology, hydrogeology and engineering geology) including pedogenesis, petroleum geology and environmental geology.

Papers especially concerning the Pannonian Basin, Dinarides, the Adriatic/Mediterranean region, as well as notes and reviews interesting to a wider audience (e.g. review papers 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.


Article Submission and Processing Charges

The journal does not charge article submission nor article processing.


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 License 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 (CC BY type, .

Journal website is being archived at Sherpa Romeo and 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: Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXP 1955-present)), Scopus, GeoRef, GEOBASE, TULSA (Petroleum Abstracts), EuroPub, Hrčak, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Zoological Record, ProQuest Central, ProQuest One Academic, ProQuest East Europe, Central Europe Database, ProQuest Publicly Available Content Database, ProQuest Environmental Science Database, ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database, ProQuest Biological & Health Science Professional, ProQuest Environmental Science Professional, ProQuest Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts, ProQuest Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), EBSCO Academic Search Premier, EBSCO Central & Eastern European Academic Source.


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.