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  • reports (not peer-reviewed) on management issues,
  • a case in point showcasing (not peer-reviewed) one protected area.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 a non-mandatory page charge of EUR 400 for authors with an institutional and grant support,
  • only accepts previously unpublished articles (including on the internet),
  • focuses on Alpine Protected Areas and on other European (or global) mountain PAs.


Listed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics, former Thomson Reuters) and in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).


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