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The scientific journal «History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education» of the RTU Research Centre for Engineering History has been published since 2017. The journal is published once a year and aims to publish research in the history of engineering and university education, to introduce it to engineers, students and other interested persons and to promote achievements in engineering and university education.
Since May 2021 RTU RCEH scientific journal «History of Engineering Science and Institutions of Higher Education» is included in the prestigious international scientific database ERIH PLUS, since September 2023 – also in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). DOAJ is an online catalogue and database that indexes and provides access to high-quality peer-reviewed scientific journals in a variety of disciplines.
Part of scientific articles are published according to the reports of their authors in the section «History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education » of the annual RTU International Scientific Conference.
Topics of the journal: activities of Latvian universities’ graduates, lecturers and students and investment in engineering, activities of factories and certain industries, activities of universities.
In the appendix of the scientific journal, the chronology of the key events of study year and farewell words for the long-lived RTU scientists are added.
Riga Technical University Research Centre for Engineering History (RTU RCEH) invites you to publish scientific articles in the scientific journal of the centre «History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education»!
The next issue of the RTU RCEH scientific journal (2024/8) is planned to be published in October 2024.
In order to apply for the publication of a scientific article in issue 2024/8, the thesis of a scientific article must be submitted electronically by 10 January 2024.
Precise information on the submission, formatting design, deadlines, and other issues of thesis and scientific articles related to the RTU RCEH scientific journal is available here.
The volume of RTU RCEH scientific journal is limited, therefore, if it is exceeded and the editorial board of the journal finds your theses interesting, you will have the opportunity to present your scientific research at the RTU 64th International Scientific Conference Section «History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education», which is planned for October 2023. In this case, your scientific article will be published in RTU RCEH issue 2024/8.
RTU RCEH scientific journal is published once a year, and its aim is to publish research in the history of engineering sciences and universities; introduce published research to students, lecturers, and other interested people in history; popularize achievements in universities and preserve the historical heritage of Latvian universities.
Topics of the journal articles: activities of Latvian universities graduates, lecturers, and students and their investment in engineering; operation of factories and certain industries; activities of universities.
Since 2018, the RTU RCEH scientific journal has been published in separate editions in Latvian and English. The journal «History of Engineering Science and Institutions of Higher Education» is included in the international database of bibliographic and citation information of scientific publications ERIH PLUS.
On 10 October 2024, the meeting of the section «History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education» of the RTU 65th International Scientific Conference will take place. Part of the presented research in conference will be published in the collection of 9th scientific journal of the RTU RCEH, which will be issued in October 2025.
By 29 February 2024, the author must submit electronically (; ) potential publication theses in English, which will be evaluated by the editorial board of the scientific journal within 15 working days. Guidelines for formatting thesis are available here.
By 15 March 2024, the author will receive a confirmation on the e-mail specified by the author that his work will be accepted for publication.
The author must submit the full scientific article in English (including illustrations, pictures, etc.) and the license for its publication electronically ; by 15 May 2024.
By 31 May 2024, the editorial board and reviewers evaluate the relevance of the scientific article.
Author Guidelines for formatting publications of RTU Journal «History of Engineering Sciences and Institutions of Higher Education» are available here.
In order to preserve the heritage of RTU engineering sciences, as well as to inform the public about the history of the university, RCEH publishes scientific journals, scientific monographs and popular-scientific publications.