About Journal

Roczniki Państwowego Zakładu Higieny     - Quarterly

(Annals of the National Institute of Hygiene)


Open Access

Articles in the journal are published Open Access (OA)

Full texts of the articles in PDF format are available in the open-access model and permitted under the License of Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial 3.0 (CC-BY-NC) available on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/pl/deed.en.

Printed version, available in the subscription, is identical to on-line version.

Publisher: National Institute of Public Health NIH – National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

The journal ‘Roczniki Państwowego Zakładu Higieny’  [Annals of the National Institute of Hygiene] (Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig)  was established in 1950 by the National Institute of Hygiene (current name: National Institute of Public Health NIH – National Research Institute).

The journal is a peer-reviewed quarterly devoted  to research studies on the food  and water safety, nutrition, environmental hygiene, toxicology and health risk assessment, public health and other areas related to health sciences. It creates a common platform enabling exchange of views and ideas between scientists involved in this area.

The journal publishes original research papers, critical reviews, short communications, letters to the editor and book reviews.


Journal Metrics

MEiN (Ministry of Education and Science) 2022:40
ICV (Index Copernicus Value) 2022:123.28
Scopus CiteScore 2022: 2.1
SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) 2022: 0.28


SCImago Journal & Country Rank

Language of publication:

English (since 2013),
Polish, English abstracts (1950-2012).

Since 2013, volume 64, number 1 all the papers are published in English language with the abstracts in English and Polish.  


PubMed / Index Medicus/ Medline
Web of Science (all databases)
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
CNKI Scholar
Index Copernicus Journal Master List
Polish Medical Bibliography/ Central Medical Library
Polish Ministry of Education and Science (MEiN)


Increasing in  the participation  of foreign reviewers in the evaluation of manuscripts submitted  to the journal „Roczniki Państwowego Zakładu Higieny” – task financed  under  the agreement  No.  728/P-DUN/2018 by the Minister of Science and Higher Education allocated to the activities of disseminating science.