Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko
ISMA University of Applied Sciences

Dear colleagues!
We invite you to participate in the activities of the authors’ team
to write a collective monograph

"Modern Art Education:
Theoretical-practical Discourse"

Scholars, academic staff, and postgraduate students, who have or are obtaining a degree in physical education, sport, fitness and recreation, are invited to contribute to writing a collective monograph.
The future publication will be a result of the activities of the authors’ team united by a common idea to present achievements of their researches.

Editorial Board:

Romans Djakons,, Professor, Academician,
President of ISMA University of Applied Sciences.
Ustymenko-Kosorich Olena Anatoliivna,
Doctor of Pedagogy, Professor, Director of the Educational-Scientific Institute of Culture and Art,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Yeremenko Olha Volodymyrivna,
Doctor of Pedagogy, Professor, Head of the Department of Choreography and Music Art,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Zavialova Olha Kostiantynivna,
Doctor of Art History, Professor, Head of the Department of Musicology and Culture Studies,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;

The monograph is published by the European publishing house “Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing” (Riga, Latvia) and recommended for printing by the institution’s academic council. Three reviewers, who are mentioned in the monograph’s output data, guarantee an independent review.

The monograph is awarded ISBN that permits authors to participate in developing the collective scientific paper published in the country of the EU.

DOI is assigned to every article included in the collective monograph that allows the authors to find their scientific work on the Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI) site, which was developed by specialists of the State Scientific and Technical Library of Ukraine on behalf of the Collegium of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The monograph will be available on the website of the European publisher “Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing” at the link.

The authors of the collective monograph’s section receive an electronic layout of the collective monograph and a certificate.

Why is the publication of the monograph section valuable?
(for fulfilling the licensing conditions, to obtain the degree of Doctor and Candidate of Sciences, for awarding the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), for young scientists)

Key Dates:

The submission of application forms and articles for publishing in the monograph: before March 31, 2023 (inclusively).

Feedback on papers acceptance: within 1–2 working days after papers receipt.

E-mail distribution of the monograph’s layout and the certificate: after June 16, 2023.

Registration Procedure:

To publish contributions in the collective monograph, authors should act as follows:

  1. fill in an application form and send a manuscript to for peer-review before March 31, 2023;
  2. send a copy of the payment confirmation following the manuscript's approval for publication.

Re: Collective monograph on culture and art.

Monograph Target Topics:

  1. Theoretical and methodological principles of professional training of music art specialists.
  2. Visual art: a reference point in training specialists.
  3. Current issues of choreographic art and education.
  4. Stage art: a modern view.
  5. Training of culture and art specialists: domestic and foreign experience.

Article Requirements:

An article should be a holistic document of scientific content that involves the results of the author’s original researchers.

The volume of the monograph subsection should be at least 15–30 pages. A4 paper format, line space – 1,5; Times New Roman, 14 size; all margins – 20 mm.

3 persons are a maximum number of authors.
Languages: Latvian, English and Ukrainian.

Article General Structure:

Monograph section name; author’s surname and initials in the publication’s language.

A paper should have the following structure: a short introduction (1–2 pages), 2–3 equally weighted sections and conclusion (1 page), summary: 7–10 sentences in the article’s language (to indicate a range of problems and research results).

The article must have per-page citations as well as References at the end. Citations should be indicated with a number without brackets and dots using Microsoft Word references.

To improve the quality level of scientific citations in the scientometric database Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI), it is important to indicate DOI for every source which it has.

Attention! References are in a source language and executed taking into account the National Standard of Ukraine DSTU 8302: 2015 “Information and documentation. Bibliographic reference. General principles and rules of composition”.

Author’s full name and information: scientific degree and rank, post, affiliation; address of employment place (in English regardless of the publication’s language).

Attention! In case of submitting a non-English article, an author should additionally submit an English name of the section and its structural elements (subsections) (see a design sample).

Representative Office in Ukraine:

Center for Ukrainian and European Scientific Cooperation (according to signed international cooperation agreement with ISMA University of Applied Sciences)

Contact person – Kachan Olena Viktorivna – Coordinator of scientific events and projects on culture and art.
Telephone: +38 (068) 473 02 25

Sample of Ukrainian monograph section

Sample of English monograph section