About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The primary aim of the SEEFOR journal is to publish original, novel and quality articles and thus contribute to the development of scientific, research, operational and other activities in the field of forestry.

Besides scientific, the objectives of the SEEFOR are educational and informative as well. SEEFOR should stimulate intensive professional and academic work, teaching, as well as physical cooperation of institutions and interdisciplinary collaboration, a faster ascendance and affirmation of young scientific personnel. SEEFOR should contribute to the stronger cooperation between the science, practice and society, and to the overall dissemination of the forestry way-of thinking. 

The scope of the journal’s interests encompasses all ecological, economical, technical, technological, social and other aspects of forestry and wood technology. The journal is open for publishing research from all geographical zones and study locations, whether they are conducted in natural forests, plantations or urban environments.


The South-east European forestry (SEEFOR) is an open access, peer-reviewed, international journal of forest science established in 2009 by eight Institutions from the South-East European Region (Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Hungary).

SEEFOR is published twice annually and provides a forum for publication of works covering all aspects of forest research. The journal publishes original scientific papers, preliminary communications, review papers and professional papers.

SEEFOR is published in both printed (ISSN 1847-6481) and online (e-ISSN 1849-0891) versions.

The Open Access policy of the journal provides free access to full-text papers in pdf or html format. The full-text papers in html have been available since 2013. Also since 2013, as far as accepted, the papers are published online and may be assessed within the Next Issue section. Every six months, the online published papers in the Next Issue section will be page-numbered and published within the new, upcoming SEEFOR issue.


Croatian Forest Research Institute (Jastrebarsko, Croatia)

University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Forestry (Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Forestry (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (Novi Sad, Serbia)

University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Institute of Forestry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Hans Em Faculty of Forest Sciences, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Engineering (Skopje, North Macedonia)