Publishing and Publication Ethics

Publishing policy

Each paper submitted for the conference must be covered by at least one author or student registration in order for it to be published.
All papers accepted for the conference and covered by at least one registration will be fully published (in printed form) in the book of proceedings "Road and Rail Infrastructure IV" as well as in digital form (on a CD).

Papers in short form (title, abstract, authors and keywords) will be published at the conference website after the conference.

In order to identify CETRA as a serial publication, ISSN numbers were issued, both for printed and digi­tal version of proceedings: ISSN 1848-9842 (Print), ISSN 1848-9850 (CD-ROM).

Papers for which the Scientific Committee evaluate that significantly contribute to science will be submitted to scientific journal GRADEVINAR in accordance with the usual procedure for publication. GRADEVINAR is SCI Expended Journal, more details you can find on


Publication Ethics & Publication Malpractice Statement

CETRA Conference serves as a platform for a broad blend of scientific and technical papers in the fields of Civil, Transport, Geotechnical, Environmental, Traffic and Electrical Engineering with application in Road and Rail Infrastructure. Papers considered for publication in the conference Proceedings are original papers that form a contribution to the theory or practice of infrastructure engineering, present state-of-the-art work on topics related to infrastructure, or case studies in which theory is applied to a significant infrastructure problem.

University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering Department of Transportation Engineering as a publisher, takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. Therefore, all parties involved in the act of publishing (editors, authors, reviewers and the publisher) of these Proceedings have to agree upon standards of ethical behaviour based on the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors of the Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE (available at