Reviewing procedure

Overview of the Peer Review Process

  • Peer review process is double-blind.
  • The reviews are in a written form (Manuscript review form) and the overall mark decides whether the manuscript will be accepted or rejected.
  • Two independent (i.e. not affiliated with author’s institution) and mostly external (i.e. not members of the Editorial Committee, Academic Board, University of Gdansk) reviewers are chosen to assess the manuscript. List of reviewers
  • In case of contradictory decisions, a third reviewer is chosen and their decision is final.
  • Criteria for reviewing manuscripts are: suitability for the Journal, original approach, methodology, quality of the study, comprehensiveness, language and presentation.