Focus and Scope

Archives of pharmacy deals with problems in the different fields of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical profession including:

  • Pharmaceutical chemistry,
  • Drug analysis,
  • Pharmacognosy,
  • Pharmaceutical technology,
  • Industrial pharmacy, cosmetology,
  • Biopharmacy - bioanalytical and biopharmaceutical testing, pharmacokinetics,
  • Drug metabolism,
  • Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Medical chemistry,
  • Pharmacoinformatics,
  • Toxicology,
  • Bromatology,
  • Pharmaceutical practice,
  • Organization of pharmaceutical profession,
  • Pharmacoeconomics,
  • Pharmaceutical legislative,
  • Quality assurance in pharmacy,
  • History of pharmacy,
  • Ethics and
  • Pharmacoepidemiology.

Peer Review Process

The review of the submitted papers is proceeded by two independent reviewers, who are experts in the field of pharmacy. The identity of the reviewers is not known to the authors of the submitted manuscript.  The opinion of the reviewers helps the editor in making the final decision regarding the accaptance of the manuscript and therefore the reviewers should give an objective opinion without making any subjective comments. After revision process has been finished, the comments of the reviewers are sent to the authors. Each reviewer comment must be answered by the authors and followed with the appropriate changes in the text or an explanation why correction in the text is not possible. If the work is rejected, the editor is obliged to inform the authors accordingly, with a proper explanation why such decision was made.

After accepting the revision, the reviewers are required to rate the work according to the reviewer form within 2 weeks. This deadline should be guide when reviewers are deciding wheather or not to accept to review the paper.

Only papers that have been checked for non-plagiarism are submitted for review. Plagiarism is checked using the iThenticate (CrossRef i CrossCheck) and only papers that are confirmed not to be plagiats are subjected to reviewer process.

Publishing Frequency

After the acceptance and production process, the articles will be published on-line and will be placed in the coresponding volumen and notebook.

Open Access

Archives of Pharmacy is open access journal. The Editorial board and the Publisher of this journal enabled open access publishing without charging open access fee to the authors.

Journal History

Archives of Pharmacy is a scientific and professional journal that was published in 1951 for the first time and ever since has been published in six issues per year. Special issues with papers presented at symposia and congresses of the Serbian Pharmacists' Association are exceptionally published. Previously, the printed edition was published in 1,800 copies, timely this was been reduced to 300 copies, and in 2012 Archives of Pharmacy began to be published only in electronic form (https://scindeks.ceon.rs/journaldetails.aspx?issn=0004-1963).

Since its creation, the editors of the Arcives of Pharmacy were:

1951-1966, mr. ph. Milan Grozdanovic
1966-1972, B.Sc. pharm. Anka Belić
1972-1973, B.Sc. pharm. Slavoljub Pavlovic
1973–1991, B.Sc. pharm. Zagorka Nikolić
1992, B.Sc. farm. Dubravka Urosev (acting editor)
1993-2001, prof. Zorica Djuric, PhD
2001, prof. Ivanka Miletić, Ph.D. Milena Pokrajac, PhD (Nos. 5 and 6)
2002-2004, prof. Prof. Dr. Danica Agbaba and Prof. dr Katarina Karljiković Rajić
2004, (from No.3) -2012 prof. Prof. Gordan Vulet, Ph.D. Dr. Nada Kovacevic
2012-2018, prof. Dr. Marija Primorac (editor-in-chief) and prof. Dr. Radica Stepanović Petrović (Deputy Editor-in-Chief)
2018 and beyond, Prof. Prof. Radica Stepanović Petrović (Editor-in-Chief) and Prof. dr. Katarina Vučićević, PhD (Deputy Editor-in-Chief)

The editorial board members are eminent experts from the country and abroad, doctors of science in all fields of pharmacy.

The current members of Arhiv za farmaciju are:

Stepanović-Petrović Radica , Editor-in-Chief
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology

Vučićević Katarina , Editor
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacy

Mirjana Blažić-Mikić, proofreader for serbian language
 
Biljana Milanović, proofreader for english language

Antonijević Biljana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology  - Academician Danilo Soldatović,
Couladis Maria
Department of Pharmacognosy & Chemistry of Natural Products, School of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Greece,
Djurović Dragan
Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Serbia, Belgrade,
Jovanović Alexander
University of Nicosia, Nicosia Medical School, Cyprus,
Kundakovic Tatjana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy,
Kowalska Teresa
Institute of Chemistry, Silesian University, Katowice, Poland,
Leposavić Gordana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Physiology,
Milenković Marina
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
Petrusevska-Tozi Lidija
Institute for Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of St Cyril and Methodus, Skopje, R. Macedonia,
Đekić Ljiljana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetology,
Spasojević-Kalimanovska Vesna
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Medical Biochemistry,
Srčič Stanko
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia,
Stanković Ivan
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Bromatology,
Protic Ana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Drug Analysis,
Tamburic Slobodanka
School of Management & Science, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, UK,
Tasic Ljiljana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Social Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Legislative,
Marković Bojan
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Vasiljevic Dragana
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetology.

The Journal is indexed in SCOPUS, EMBASE and SCIndeks data basis. Regarding the Ministry of education, science and technological development of Republic of Serbia, the journal is categorised as national journal, category M52 (https://sr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%90%D1%80%D1%85%D0%B8%D0%B2_%D0%B7%D0%B0_%D1%84%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%86%D0%B8%D1%98%D1%83_(%D1%87%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B8%D1%81).
 
* The text has been citated from the monography: Ivanović, Darko; Matović, Vesna; Medenica, Mirjana; Urošev, Dubravka (2019). 140 years of Pharmaceutical Association of Serbia 1879-2019. Belgrade: SFUS