Peer-review process

The Editorial Board evaluates the manuscripts according to their intellectual content, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, ethnicity, nationality or political philosophy of the authors. The Editorial Board does not disclose any information about the submitted manuscripts to anyone except authors, reviewers, potential reviewers.

Based on the results of the review, the author may be given the opportunity to improve his or her work for further publication in the journal.

Any selected reviewer, who is not qualified to consider the study or cannot review the paper immediately, should notify the editor and withdraw from the review process.

The Editorial Board guarantees to conduct objective review of the submitted research. Reviewers will express their point of view, supporting it with relevant arguments.

Reviewers should identify respective published works that have not been mentioned by the authors. Any statement, observation, conclusion or argument that has been made before must be accompanied by appropriate references. The reviewer should also draw the editors' attention to any significant similarities between the manuscript under consideration and any other work published in this field. All submitted manuscripts go through by double-blind peer review, the authors do not know the reviewers and reviewers do not know the authors. Involvement of two or more experts in the reviewing process helps to maintain high standards of the journal.

The Editorial Board emphasizes that the information or ideas obtained from the peer review will remain confidential and will not be used for personal gain. Reviewers undertake not to consider manuscripts for which they have a conflict of interest as a result of competitive or other relations and connection with any of the authors or institutions associated with the submitted research.

Authors' responsibilities

Authors must ensure that the work presented is original and has not been published elsewhere in any language. If the authors have used the work and / or words of others, appropriate references should be made.

The authors of the original research must present an accurate report on the work done, as well as describe its relevance. The text of the study should contain detailed information and references. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable.

The author should not publish manuscript that describes essentially the same research in more than one journal. Submitting a manuscript to more than one journal is unethical and improper.

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should mention and refer to publications that have influenced their research.

Authors should also take into account the following: the editors of the journal exercise strict control over excessive (no more than 2 - 3 references) and unjustified citation of their own publications; if any such case is detected, the paper will not be accepted.

The author and co-authors should be persons who have made significant contributions to the concept, implementation or interpretation of the study presented.  Current copyright laws and conventions must be followed.