1) Manuscript Submission

Kindly submit your manuscript as e-mail attachment via this email: [email protected]. A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author within 48 hours. The manuscript must be submitted in MS-WORD file format.Before submitting your manuscript, authors are advised to follow the Author Guidelines. Manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned. The review process takes about five weeks.

2) Paper Selection and Publishing Process

a) Submission Acknowledgement

When you submit a manuscript, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to two working days and a manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.

b) Basic Review

The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.Manuscripts out of the journal’s scope are rejected. Articles published fully or partly in other publications/websites are not reviewed or accepted.

c) Peer Review

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to three weeks.

d) Decision is Made

The decision to accept an article is based on the average score given by reviewers. The reviewers grade a submitted manuscript on a scale of 1 to 5. To be accepted for publication, the manuscript must obtain an average score not less than 2.5. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor or editorial assistant will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or a second round of peer review may be initiated.

e) Notification of the Result of Review

The result of the review will be sent to the corresponding author.

f) Submission is Accepted

If the submission is accepted, the authors revise the paper.