eco.mont – Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management is published twice a year and publishes

  • peer-reviewed articles on research and management topics in protected mountain areas,
  • reports (not peer-reviewed) on management issues,
  • a case in point showcasing (not peer-reviewed) one protected area.


Manuscripts submitted for publication undergo a blind peer-review by

  • a member of the Editorial Board (to guarantee the mission of the journal and the scientific quality) and
  • a peer (to guarantee the scientific quality).



  • is an Open access open access journal,
  • charges an article processing charge (APC) of EUR 450 for authors with institutional or grant support,
  • only accepts previously unpublished articles (including on the internet),
  • aligns with the ethos and guidelines developed by COPE for dealing with ethical issues in journal publishing,
  • focuses on Alpine Protected Areas and on other European (or global) mountain PAs.


Listed in the Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) and in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).


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