All research articles in this journal will undergone rigorous double-blind peer review, based on initial editor screening, refereeing by independent expert referees, and consequent revision by article authors when required.

All papers are peer-reviewed. The recommendation is stated according to one of the three assertions below:
– accept without revision
– accept after (major or minor) revision
– reject

Stages of the review procedure:
– The editorial board evaluates the submitted papers according to the aim and major topics of the journal. Papers that do not meet the aim and the major topics will be rejected. The editorial board act according to relevant international rules of publication and research ethics (COPE guidelines and Elsevier’s Ethics in Research and Publishing –Publishing Ethics Resource Kit) when ethical misconduct is suspected and proved;
– The editorial board does not correct any grammatical and spelling errors. Manuscripts containing such errors will be returned to the author(s);
– Manuscripts will be sent to two reviewers;
– The editorial board will take into account the reviewers’ comments when deciding the publication of the manuscripts;
– When a manuscript is rejected by one reviewer, the editors decide whether to contact a second reviewer or return the paper to the author(s);
– The author(s) must make the required changes and send a final draft as requested by the editors;
– Author(s) will not be paid for their published papers.