„Ante Portas – Security Studies” (ISSN 2353-6306) is a reviewed scientific journal (semiannual), published since 2012 by the Department of National Security of the College of Business and Enterpreneurship in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski.”Ante Portas” is indexed in:





Our last evaluation in the parameterization in the Index Copernicus database is ICV 86.70 (for 2017), which makes “Ante Portas – Security Studies” one of the best-rated Polish journals dealing with security issues in this largest, Central European database of scientific journals.

“Ante Portas” contains articles, reviews and other materials concerning social sciences, with particular emphasis put on security problems in military, political, economic, social and historical aspects.

“Ante Portas” is an open access journal, the electronic version of each volume is shared for free on the journal’s website under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland License.

Neither the Editorial Board nor the Publisher  nor the Editor-in-Chief of the “Ante Portas – Security Studies” do not charge a fee for publishing articles.

‘We encourage all researchers dealing with the issues of security to cooperate with our journal.

We invite you to publish in “Ante Portas – Security Studies”. Our offer is adressed to the experts in security studies, theoreticians and practicians from scientific centres from Poland and abroad. We are certain that together we will build a new platform for exchange of views on the opportunites, challenges and threats in a rapidly changing security environment’.

Dr. Jakub Żak, Editor-in-Chief