Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Researches on the history of engineering sciences and higher education, important persons and their contribution to the history of engineering in Latvia and in the world are published in journal.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Reviewed anonymous


Publication Frequency

Scientific journal History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education is published annually in Latvian and English languages.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



In accordance with RTU Open Access Policy journal articles are deposited in RTU institutional online repository ORTUS.
Journal articles are deposited in the National Library of Latvia repository.


Publication Ethics Guidelines

Please read RTU Press Publication Ethics Guidelines


Fees and Charges

The journal is not charging Article Publication Charges for any accepted article.


Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement

Authors are responsible for ensuring that their works are unique, and that they fully acknowledge the source of any content which is not entirely the authors’ own. The journal will check articles for plagiarism (i.e. reproducing any content without attribution and permission) using Similarity Check (iThenticate tool) and considers the inclusion of plagiarised content to be misconduct by the authors.