Peer Review Process

After the Editorial Board approves that a submitted paper meets the aims and scope of the journal. It will be sent to the experts, advised by the Editorial Board or by a member of the Honorary Associate Editors, to review it. The type of peer review does this journal uses is double-blind that means nor authors neither reviewers recognize each other identities and the review process is strictly anonymous. The refereeing should be completed in 3 weeks


Based on the referee's report, the Editorial Board decides on the paper as:

(1) The paper is accepted without changes, (2) The paper is accepted subject to minor changes, in which case the revised version should be sent back to the journal in at most 2 weeks, (3) The paper will be accepted subject to more substantial changes being made, in which case the revised version should be sent back to the journal in at most one month, (4) The paper might be acceptable but requires major revisions, in which case the paper will be regarded as withdrawn and any new version will be regarded as a new submission,  (5) The paper is rejected.

Accepted articles: If a paper is accepted, the corresponding author will be required to provide the final version file of it, without changes, the style of the journal. Please ensure the  Bibliography is produced  in the same  style as the sample article.

It is expected on average 12 weeks from submission to publication for this journal.