About Postscriptum


Aims & Scope

Postscriptum Polonistyczne is a semi-annual journal of Polish and international specialists in Polish studies. The journal is a scientific publication edited by Polish studies scholars from the University of Silesia in Katowice associated with the University’s School of Polish Language and Culture together with researchers from foreign universities (China, Czech Republic, France, Macedonia). The members of the Scientific Board as well as the authors and reviewers come from different countries.

Postscriptum Polonistyczne publishes dissertations discussing aspects of the Polish language and literature, as well as a wide range of topics related to Polish culture (papers in the fields of cultural anthropology, film studies and theatre studies), with a particular focus on contemporary developments. Teaching of Polish culture and of Polish as a foreign language is another topic discussed in papers published in the journal, concerning various aspects of teaching the Polish language, literature and culture to foreigners, Polish studies in the Polish diaspora abroad, as well as the practice of Polish glottodidactics. Other papers which are published discuss the reception of Polish culture and literature abroad.


Open Access Policy

Open Access Policy – this journal provides open, free access to all its issues. Publication under license: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) 

The authors of the texts retain full copyrights to their texts.

Publication under licencse DOI.

All issues are available in The Current Issue and Archives sections and on the OJS platform.

The journal is archived by the National Library of Poland. Full texts are also available in the databases: CEJSH, CEEOL, BazHum.

“This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access”.


Placing advertisements

The magazine does not place any advertisements on its website.