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Advertising & Sponsorship

The Transitions Online (TOL) website is used by thousands of people with an interest in the post-communist countries of Europe and the former Soviet Union. Since its launch in 1999, TOL has rapidly become the most authoritative online magazine covering the region. Policy-makers, academics, students, journalists, business people, government officials and international organizations all rely on the TOL website for news and analysis of one of the world’s fastest changing regions.

Why advertise on TOL?

- Your advertisement will be seen by a large, targeted audience interested in events, publications, courses and other products or services related to the post-communist region. We have some 4,000 registered readers and many more unregistered users.

- TOL guarantees a minimum number of impressions for banner advertisements, and we're happy to run different banners over the course of your campaign.

- Advertising on TOL is cost-effective; job listings start at just $25 and a banner advertisement can cost as little as $123 per month.

- You can get an instant response, straight to your website or email. We'll also measure the effectiveness of your banner ads and give you data on impressions and click-through rates.

Banner advertising

TOL guarantees 50,000 hits per month for banner advertisements. In the unlikely event that we don't deliver the promised number, you can either ask for a pro rata refund or chose to extend your campaign. Banners may be in rich media, and the size should not exceed 20 KB.

Leaderboard banners (728 x 90)
- 1 month........... $250
- 3 months.......... $675
- 6 months....... $1,200
- 12 months......$2,100

Medium rectangle (300 x 250)
- 1 month........... $175
- 3 months.......... $473
- 6 months...........$840
- 12 months......$1,470

TOL Newsletter advertising

The TOL e-mail newsletter is sent each Tuesday and Friday to some 4,000 registered subscribers. Please note that we can accept only text advertisements / announcements in the newsletter.

Up to 50 words
- $100 for 1 mailing
- $180 for 2 mailings
- $240 for 3 mailings

Up to 100 words
- $175 for 1 mailing
- $315 for 2 mailings
- $420 for 3 mailings

Contact details

Please contact us for more information or to place an advertisement.


Baranova 33
130 00 Prague 3
Czech Republic

Please note that TOL reserves the right to reject any graphic or text ad that it considers inappropriate. All amounts are in US dollars.


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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

© Transitions Online 2018. All rights reserved. ISSN 1214-1615
Published by Transitions o.s., Baranova 33, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech Republic.