The Editorial Office checks the paper’s composition and arrangement against the paper template to make sure it includes the required sections and proper references. The quality of the paper is not assessed at this point.
The Editor-In-Chief checks that the paper is appropriate for the journal topics and sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further. The answer is received within 2 weeks.
For each paper the peer-review process is performed by two specialists, members of the Editorial Advisory Board. The peer-review process is blind. The decision recommended to the Editorial Office could be: accepted, rejected, paper need minor revision, paper need major revision. For Reviewer's Questionnaire read more. In order to check the originality, the papers will be verified with an online plagiarism software (www.sistemantiplagiat.ro).
The editors consider all the returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the reviews differ widely, the editors may invite an additional reviewer to get an extra opinion before making a decision.
The final decision is received within 4 weeks, when the author received an email.