Publication Policies and Author Guidelines


Journal of Academic Value Studies (JAVStudies) is an international peer-reviewed, indexed e-journal and publishes four issues a year (March, June, September, and December). If necessary, special or additional issues can also be published.


Scientific Content

JAVStudies publishes original texts in the following disciplines and interdisciplinary fields of science under the main headings of economy, politics, and administrative science: economic history, macroeconomics, microeconomics, international economics, agricultural economics, environmental economics, energy economics, health economics, tourism economics, international commerce, finance, banking and insurance, accounting and finance, organization, marketing, tourism management, health management, management and strategy, tax law, commercial law, political science, political sociology, urban and environmental policies, social work, social policy, international relationships.

Interdisciplinary studies are encouraged, with the main scientific field being economics, politics, and administrative science.

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Publication Language

The publication languages of JAVStudies are Turkish and English.


Publication Ethics

Manuscripts submitted to the JAVStudies must not have been published anywhere before and must not be in the publication evaluation process of another journal when submitted.

Congress and symposium papers can also be published as articles, provided that the place, meeting, and date of presentation are recorded and not published elsewhere. However, the responsibility for any problems that may arise from this publication activity belongs to the author.

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Open Access

This journal provides instant free open access to the materials it publishes.

The term open access is used to mean that "the scientific literature can be accessed, read, saved, copied, printed, scanned, linked to the full text, indexed, transferred as data to software and used for any legal purpose, without financial, legal and technical barriers through the Internet".

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Copyright Issues

The authors assign the copyright to the Journal of Academic Value Studies (JAVStudies). However, they may copy, share and distribute their articles and materials in any medium in the format published in JAVStudies. However, published articles cannot be distributed by combining with another work, changing or adding to it, cannot be published as a newly produced article, and cannot be used for commercial purposes.

Any legal, economic and ethical responsibility that may arise from the articles sent to JAVStudies ournal belongs to the authors, even if the article have been published. The journal does not accept any responsibility. Please click to see copyright information.


Article Submission Fee

JAVStudies is an open access journal that is published free on the internet. The articles published in the journal are not sold and there is no paid subscription to the journal. Therefore, after the article is uploaded, an article submission fee is requested regardless of the acceptance/rejection condition. The article submission fee must be deposited to the relevant account with the explanation of "Author Name Surname-JAVStudies article submission fee". Account number and other information about the fee are sent to the corresponding author after the article is uploaded. Article submission fee is 50 USD, and this fee is 30 USD for articles whose corresponding author is a PhD candidate or authors uploading articles in low or lower-middle countries. Depending on the acceptance of the article or in the process of publishing the article, no additional fee is charged from the authors. There is no refunding process for rejected articles, but authors whose articles are rejected are given the right to apply for a free article within one year.


Author Guidelines and Writing Rules

After the article is edited in accordance with the writing rules, it must be uploaded to the website.

In the preliminary evaluation, the articles that are determined not to comply with the writing rules will be requested to be reloaded.

For abstracts and texts written in a foreign language, a final check must be made.

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Article Submitting

Those who want to submit an article for publication to JAVStudies should submit their work to “”.

Submitting any article to the system of JAVStudies is accepted as an application for publication and the evaluation process begins.

All processes, from the submitting to the publication of the article, take place on the web.

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The articles uploaded to the system of JAVStudies are evaluated by the editor-in-chief or field editors in terms of compliance with the publishing principles and writing rules before the peer-review process. As a result of this evaluation, if there are corrections to be made by the author, the article is returned to the author by requesting correction by the editors.

Manuscripts that do not comply with the publishing principles and writing rules are not sent to the reviewer, and are returned to the author by requesting correction by the editors.


Reviewer Appointment

At least two reviewers who are experts in the domain are appointed for the articles that are suitable for evaluation in terms of publication principles, writing rules, scope and ethics. Reviewers are selected from hundreds of reviewers in journal's database.

The author can make one or more reviewer proposals related to the field of study. If deemed appropriate by the JAVStudies editors and in line with ethical principles, these reviewers are appointed to evaluate the article. However, the proposed reviewer must have registered with JAVStudies and must have chosen the reviewer option when registering as a member.

The evaluation period of the manuscript sent to them by the reviewer is maximum 15 days. At the end of this process, a new reviewer is appointed or additional time is given for the article that is not reported.


Double-Blind Reviewing Policy

The journal implements the policy of "Double-blind Reviewing Policy".

According to the double-blind reviewing policy, the names of the reviewers and authors are kept confidential from each other.

The first time the articles are submitted, the author is requested to upload anonymously.

Even if the author made a reviewer proposal and was accepted by the editor, the information about whether the reviewer proposals were accepted and which reviewer was appointed is not given to the author.

Peer review is a measure of the quality of an academic journal. In this process, experts in related domain analyze scientific studies from many aspects, including writing, accuracy of technical content, documentation and its impact and importance in the field of science. The opinions of the reviewer help to improve the quality of the reviewed article.

Double-blind reviewing is made according to four options. a) Accept b) Major revision c) Minor revision d) Rejection

The study that receives two acceptances from peer-review is going to be published.

The article that receives an acceptance and rejection is sent to a third reviewer and whether the article is published or not is determined according to the report of the third reviewer.

An article that is rejected by two reviewers will not be published.

Reviewer can request revision in two ways. The first is the major revision and after the revision is made by the author, the reviewer re-evaluates the manuscript. The second is minor revision, and the article is accepted for publication directly after revision.


Reclamation Process

Authors may object to the reviewer report with convincing justifications. Objections are evaluated by the editorial board of the journal and if deemed appropriate, the opinions of another reviewer or reviewers can be sought.



Journal editors meticulously follow reviewer evaluations.

The editorial board decides whether to publish an article in accordance with the reviewer's evaluations.


Process Monitoring

Authors can follow the progress of the studies submitted to JAVStudies from their accounts.