ISSN 1900-6586
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Basic Information

Complete title: Revista Científica General José María Córdova.
Institution: Escuela Militar de Cadetes "General José María Córdova"
Short title: Rev. Cient. Gen. José María Córdova
Frequency: Quarterly
Version: Printed


To promote the implementation of science, technology and innovation within the military research, as part of the foundation and essential scope within the sphere of academic activities performed at the Colombian Military Academy. It also addresses the officers’ projection in their different areas of professional performance.


The Colombian Research Journal "Revista Científica General José María Córdova" (ISSN 1900-6586, Rev. Cient. Gen. José María Córdova), is a specialized research journal on the Military Field, and published in a six-monthly basis by the research staff of the ESMIC, alma mater of the Colombian Army.

In November 2011, the journal was included in the data base index Publindex of Colciencias, Colombia.


To become a pluralist source for multidisciplinary research in defense and strategy sciences. Also the journal will intertwine sciences and humanism as an intellectual and artistic exercise to process research data. This process welcomes and disseminates significant contributions of committed writers to the progress of military field, in its academic and institutional dimensions, to protect the public interest and the highest ideals of human values.


The Journal publishes papers and paintings by emerging artists with its respective iconography, throughout its six sections, namely: a) twelve articles in the sections Military Studies, Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, Education, Science and Technology and History; b) eighteen samples of artistic works, which serve as section dividers with polychrome 4x4 inks in Exempla artium section; c) a 4x4 inks-sheet in perfecting mode containing institutional propaganda allusive to the Military Academy of Cadets both as a minor unit of the Ministry of National Defense and as the Colombian Army alma mater; d) critical reviews of academic and literary books that encourage reading and research culture.

Target public:

The journal targets professionals, professors, researchers, researching groups and students in military sciences, or different scientific fields that have a direct or indirect link with the strategy sciences.


  1. The journal Rev. Cient. Gen. José María Córdova enforces copyright and related rights. The Editorial Board will reject publications that could violate the moral, economic or intellectual property rights reserved to the authors. They are considered violation of intellectual rights property plagiarism or to present as own works of literary, artistic, scientific, cinematographic or audiovisual character, through its compendium, mutilation or processing, without specifying the source, i.e. the author.
  2. No part of this volume may be reproduced by any means without the written permission from the publisher.
  3. Copyright: Colombian Military Academy “Escuela Militar de Cadetes General José María Córdova” Bogotá, Colombia.
  4. Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Colombian Military Academy. The Editorial Committee authorizes partial or total reproduction of published texts, for academic purposes, with the approval from the holder of the rights, under strict fulfillment of the national and international quotation standards, on behalf of the original authors and the publishing institution, as applicable. In that order of ideas, the author(s) disclaims all liability -civil, administrative, criminal, disciplinary to representatives, contractors, officials from the ESMIC, for possible violations of copyright that may incur the author(s) products delivered for publication.
  5. The journal's circulation is free and open to all readers interested in studying military research in the topics of defense and strategy sciences.
  6. To gain free access to the published material is possible through the website from the Colombian Military Academy. (ESMIC) and from SciELO Colombia-Thompson Reuters, Ebsco-Mexico.
  7. For the publication of the articles in the journal it is necessary to sign the form that transfers the rights on behalf of the Colombian Military Academy.

The abbreviation of the journal title for its referencing is Rev. Cient. Gen. José María Córdova.


Information Services

The articles published in Revista Científica General José María Córdova are indexed or summarized by:

  • Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO Colombia
  • EBSCO Information Services
  • Publindex (Colciencias, Colombia).



Copyright holder: Escuela Militar de Cadetes "General José María Córdova", Bogotá, Colombia.

The partial or total reproduction of the Revista Científica General José María Córdova journal content is authorized. The content must be referenced.

Intellectual property: Escuela Militar de Cadetes "General José María Córdova", Bogotá, Colombia.

When the authors submit an article, they certify and agree to the following conditions:

  • The paper has not been submitted nor accepted by any other journal or conference.
  • If the paper is accepted and published by the Revista Científica General José María Córdova journal, it would not be submitted to any other journal.

The submission of an article requires the Copyright Format, which must be signed by all the authors. This document certifies that the paper is original, its content does not violate any other author’s rights, and it has not been published nor considered elsewhere.

Content responsibility

The papers’ content is responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the journal Editorial Board, the Scientific Board or the Institution.



The publication of this journal is financially supported by: Escuela Militar de Cadetes "General José María Córdova".


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