ISSN: 2519-2353 (Print)

Aims and Scope. Legal Horizons is a peer-reviewed, open-access scientific journal that publishes original research and review articles by authors from around the world on a wide range of contemporary legal issues. The main programme tasks of Legal Horizons are as follows: publication of research results on expansion and modernisation of scientific research in the field of legal science, improvement of professional competence of specialists, acquaintance of practising lawyers with topical issues of various branches of legal science, dissemination of scientific knowledge and best legal practices; improvement of methods of teaching legal disciplines, integration of Ukrainian legal science and education into the world educational and research space. More about this in the Aims and Scope.

The scientific journal is included in category B of the List of Scientific Professional Journals of Ukraine, where results of dissertations for obtaining scientific degrees of the doctor and the candidate of sciences in a speciality 081 – Law can be published.

Journal founders: Sumy State University, LLC "Scientific Organization "Horizons of Law".

Certificate of state registration of print media: № 22248-12148ПР.

Year of foundation: 2008.

Frequency of issue: 4 times a year.

Languages: Ukrainian, English.


Deputies editor-in-chief: Yurii V. Harust ,

The editorial board of the scientific journal includes well-known Ukrainian and foreign scientists from Italy, Turkey, Belarus, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, and Slovakia. Information about the full staff is available in the section Editorial Board.

All materials are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License, which allows others to redistribute the work with acknowledgment of the authorship of the work and the first publication in this journal.

Open Access Policy. The journal adheres to an Open Access Policy, supporting the principles of free dissemination of scientific information and global exchange of knowledge for the sake of social progress. This means that all of its content is in open access to users for free. For more information, see the Open Access Policy. Full-text access to the scientific articles of the journal is presented in the Archive.

Indexing. Legal Horizons is indexed by international databases and catalogues:

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