REVIEWING PROCEDURE

Within two weeks of receiving of the paper, the Editors will acknowledge the receipt of the paper, which will be further submitted for reviewing by external reviewers. The Editors may reject the paper because of the serious technical shortcomings or apparent low level of the research. In the case of minor infringements the paper will be returned to the author in order to adapt it to the editorial requirements.

After removal of personal information about the author, the paper is sent to two external reviewers (review form). In case of two positive reviews the paper is qualified for publication. In the event of a negative review the text is sent to additional external reviewer, unless the author decides to withdraw it. In case of two negative reviews the paper will be rejected. Within three months the author receives the reviews of the submitted paper (after removal of personal data of reviewers) and information on further proceedings.

In case of thematic issues of “Studies in Politics and Society” is edited, accepted papers will be placed and published in the thematic issues according to their subjects and contents.

The Editors of “Studies in Politics and Society” receive the proposed papers on a continuous basis.

The Editors do not return the received papers and they ascertain their right to the accepted papers’ editing.