Samorząd Terytorialny [Territorial Self-Government] monthly, established in 1991 on the initiative of Prof. Michał Kulesza (who was the chief editor until he passed away in 2013), is an interdisciplinary academic and professional journal. The journal addresses, describes, and analyses various, especially legal, organizational, economic, social, and political aspects of local and regional self-government in Poland and abroad, treating territorial self-government as an embodiment of the constitutional principle of subsidiarity, as well as local and regional democracy, the fundamental form of decentralization of public administration.
The author receives 20 points for a publication in Territorial Self-Government (the Annex to the Communication of the Minister of Education and Science of 9 February 2021 regarding the list of academic journals and reviewed materials from international conferences, issued on the basis of Article 267, para. 3 of the Act on Higher Education and Science of 20 July 2018, Polish Journal of Laws [Dziennik Ustaw], consolidated text: 2020, item 85, as amended).
The journal is included in the international European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH+) database.