Author Guidelines


Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the attached paper template, limited to 20 pages. The page number and information of the author should not be included. In addition, a title page with the main title and information about the author should be added. If the submitted article was presented as a paper, a footnote should be added to the title. 

Page Layout of The Article: The main text should be typed in 11point fonts and aligned with Times New Roman characters (1 line spacing/ 6nk). Paragraphs should be intended. There should be only 1 space between headings and not between paragraphs. The authors are responsible for their article references.

Authors: Information such as the author’s name, the institution should not be added in the text. Check that the information you use when registering to the article system is correct. Every issue can include up to two articles by the same author.

The Main Title of The Article: The main title should be centered on the page top with capital letters and 12 points font. Turkish manuscripts should have the main title also in English. It is recommended that the title be selected to cover the subject and not too long.

Abstract: The abstract should consist of at least 150 and mostly 200 words with 10 pts. The abstract should include information about the purpose, scope, method, and results.

Keywords: Each keyword must begin with a capital letter and separated by a comma (min 3, max 5 keywords).

Footnote: The footnote is specified in the text, appears on the corresponding page, and its 8 pts, single line spacing.

The Sections of the Article: The article should consist of the Introduction section (with subtitles if necessary) including literature, Method, Findings, and Conclusion section.

Figures/Tables: It should be Figure or Table and numbered consecutively by adding it to the relevant part in the text (10 pts, 1 space lining, centered). Links should be added to the Figure References (below the references by specifying the access date. 

In-text Citation: In-text citation information is used in parentheses the author's last name, year of the publication, and the page number. Example: (Surname, 2019: 10).

If the source with two authors, both surname of authors should be written by using "and". Example: (Surname1 and Surname2, 2019: 10).

If the source with three or more authors, the first author's surname should be written and other (ao.) Example: (Surname ao., 2019: 10).

If there is no access to the primary source, the second source should be specified. Example: (Surname cited by primary source surname, 2019: 10).

The quotations longer than three lines should be written in italics with 10 pts and a single space.

References: References must be made in accordance with the style of APA 7. 

Journal article: Surname, N. (2019). Name of the Article. Journal Name. Volume(Issue), 23-36. doi:

Book: Surname, N. (2019). Name of the Book. Publisher name.

Thesis: Surname, N. (2019). Name of the thesis [Doctorate/Master Thesis, University Name]. 

Research and Publication Ethics

Ethics committee approval must be obtained for studies that require ethics committee approval in studies conducted since 2020, this approval must be stated and documented in the article. In researches requiring ethics committee approval, information about permission (name of the committee, date, and number) should be included in the method section and also on the first/last page of the article.

  • All kinds of research carried out with qualitative or quantitative approaches that require data collection from the participants by using survey, interview, focus group work, observation, experiment, interview techniques,
  • The use of humans and animals (including material/data) for experimental or other scientific purposes,
  • Clinical studies on humans,
  • Animal studies,
  • Retrospective studies in accordance with the personal data protection law.