Reviewing rules

  • The reviewing procedure takes into account standards and ethical principles in line with the requirements of scholarly journals, contained in the Ethics Policy of SM/IR.
  • The texts are reviewed by independent experts, suggested by the authors and are conducted openly after publication.
  • The Reviewers of the texts are specialists in the discipline of international relations who are not members of the Editorial Team.
  • The Editors take care to avoid conflicts of interests between authors of reviewed texts and reviewers.
  • In order to ensure the originality of scholarly publications, the Editorial Team follows procedures to prevent dishonest practices, i.e. plagiarism, ghostwriting; guest authorship, honorary authorship, described in the Ethics Policy of SM/IR.
Authors are encouraged to respond openly to the peer review reports, which are published with the article, and can publish revised versions of their article, if they wish.

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