GastroMedia Journal is the publication of Necmettin Erbakan University Faculty of Tourism. GastroMedia, an international scientific journal, is published twice a year in June and December. 

GastroMedia Journal publication processes are the basis for the development and distribution of information in an impartial and respectable manner. The processes implemented in this direction are directly reflected in the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support the authors. Manuscripts to be sent to the journal for publication must not have been previously published in another journal or sent for publication. Published symposium papers can be published on the condition that this situation is clearly stated. If it is determined that the articles sent to the GastroMedia Journal for publication are simultaneously sent to other journals, legal action will be taken. The format of the articles should be arranged according to the spelling rules approved by the Editorial Board. 

The editorial board has the authority not to publish the articles that are not found in accordance with the publication conditions by the referee board, to return them to the author for correction, to arrange them in a format, and to correct or abbreviate them. Submitted articles are not returned whether they are published or not. Peer-reviewed studies are studies that embody and support the scientific method. At this point, it is important that all stakeholders of the process (authors, readers and researchers, publisher, referees, and editors) comply with the standards for ethical principles. GastroMedia Journal uses a double-blind peer-review system, where the names of the referees and authors are kept confidential. 

Evaluation fees and application fees are not collected from the articles sent to the journal. 

Any legal responsibility for the content of the published articles belongs to the author. GastroMedia Magazine has the right to correct the submitted articles and to publish or not publish the articles. The Journal language is Turkish and English.  

Copyright Transfer Form must be filled for manuscripts sent to the journal. After passing the technical control, the articles should be scanned in an internationally valid similarity (plagiarism) program after the source and footnotes are removed, and these reports should be uploaded to the system. Manuscripts with a similarity rate limit of 20% or more are rejected without being transferred to the referee system. Manuscripts that have passed this stage are sent to at least two referees by our field editors. It is decided whether the manuscripts will be published or not after the changes requested in line with the referee's suggestions are checked by the authors and after the revision is checked. The withdrawal process for the articles in progress is made with the approval of the Editorial Board.


Articles uploaded to GastroMedia Journal must be in Turkish or English.

While the article is uploaded to the system, the plagiarism result report must be below 20%. After the article is uploaded to the journal, the similarity report will be looked at and the refereeing process will be started according to this report. If the similarity rate is above 20%, the article will be returned to the author.

The ethical responsibility of each work done belongs to the author(s) unilaterally. Our journal does not accept any liability in this regard. For studies that require an ethics committee or institutional approval, the author(s) must obtain permission and notify the journal management.

The Copyright Transfer Form must be filled in and signed by the responsible author and uploaded to the system, indicating that all copyrights of the article are transferred to GastroMedia Journal during article upload.

In the evaluation process of all articles; As a type of arbitration, a double-blind peer review arbitration system is operated and evaluation is made by at least two referees. If one of the referees gives a negative opinion and the other a positive opinion, the Journal Publication Commission may decide to appoint a third referee for the article by examining the referee reports or returning the article to the author. In order for the article to be published, at least two referees must give a positive opinion. In the double-blind method, the identities of the authors and referees are hidden.

Manuscripts to be sent to the journal should be written in accordance with the article template and publication rules on the Journal Home Page.

You can access the files to be sent to the journal (Copyright Transfer Form, Ethical Declaration Form, Cover Letter, Title Page) from the article submission files page.


Plagiarism: Presenting the ideas, methods, data, practices, writings, figures, or works of others as their own work, in whole or in part, without attribution, in accordance with scientific ethical rules,

Fraud: To produce data that is not based on research, to edit or change the presented or published work on the basis of untrue data, to report or publish them, to present research that has not been done as if it has been done,

Duplicate publication: Presenting more than one work containing the same results of research as separate works in academic fields,

Slicing: Presenting the results of research as separate works in certain exam evaluations and academic incentives and promotions by breaking the integrity of the research, inappropriately dividing it into parts, and making multiple publications without attribution to each other,

Unfair authorship: Adding non-active contributors to article authors, not including active contributors among authors, changing the order of authors unjustifiably and inappropriately, removing the names of active contributors from the work at the time of publication or in subsequent editions, writing their names using their influence even though they have no active contribution. to include, 

Other types of ethical violations: Not clearly stating the supporting persons, institutions, or organizations and their contributions to the research in the publications of supported research, not complying with the ethical rules in research on humans and animals, not respecting the rights of patients in their publications, appearing in a work assigned to review as a referee. sharing the field information with others before it is published, misusing the resources, places, facilities, and devices provided or reserved for scientific research, making a completely baseless, groundless, and intentional violation of ethics (YÖK Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Directive, Article 8)


Stating that an “informed consent form” was taken in case reports,

Obtaining and specifying permission from the owners for the use of scales, questionnaires, photographs belonging to others,

It should be stated that copyright regulations are complied with for the intellectual and artistic works used.


We welcome the stakeholders and readers of the studies to report the status of scientific research and publication ethics they see in the articles published in the Journal of Necmettin Erbakan University Faculty of Tourism GastroMedia to the relevant e-mail address in the management of the journal or to the Necmettin Erbakan University Scientific Publications Coordinator ([email protected]).


Editors have the responsibility and authority to accept or reject articles. He has to use this responsibility and authority appropriately and on time.

Editors should not have a conflict of interest regarding the articles they accept or reject.

Editors should accept original articles that will contribute to the field.

Editors should reject incomplete and inaccurate research that does not comply with the journal policy, publication rules, and level without any influence.

Editors should allow incorrect, incomplete, and problematic articles to be withdrawn before or after the referee's report, or to be published after they have been corrected.

The editors ensure that the articles evaluated by at least two referees are evaluated according to the double-blind peer-review system and keep the referees confidential.

Editors ensure that articles are plagiarized and unpublished original research through the “Ithenticate” plagiarism program.


Contribution to Editorial Decisions: Assists editors in editorial decisions and assists authors in improving their articles through editorial communication. It should be pointed out that other articles, works, sources, citations, rules, and similar deficiencies should be completed.

Immediacy: Any reviewer who does not feel qualified to review the article proposal or who knows that article review may not occur in a timely manner should immediately notify the editors and reject the invitation to review, thus ensuring that new reviewers are appointed.

Confidentiality: All article suggestions submitted for review are confidential and should be treated as such. It should not be shown or discussed with others unless authorized by the editor. This also applies to referees who decline an invitation to review.

Impartiality Standards: Comments on the article proposal should be made impartially and suggestions should be made in a way that the authors can use to improve the article. Personal criticism of the authors is not appropriate.

Acceptance of Sources: Reviewers should identify relevant published works not cited by the authors. The referee should also notify the editor of any significant similarity between the reviewed article and any other article (published or unpublished).

Conflicts of Interest: When reviewers suspect that there is a conflict of interest in the article they are evaluating, they should inform the journal editor about the evaluation process and reject the article evaluation if necessary. There should be no conflict of interest between the referees and the stakeholders of the article that is the subject of evaluation.


All data in the article must be declared true and original.

Plagiarism, errors, suspicious situations, and suggested corrections are shown as a result of pre-evaluation or referee evaluation is mandatory. If it will not be done, the reason should be given in a consistent manner.

The "References" of the article or research should be prepared completely and in accordance with the spelling rules of our journal.

Plagiarism and fake data should be avoided.

The research should not be allowed to be published in more than one journal.

Peer Review: Authors are required to participate in the peer-review process and are required to cooperate fully by responding promptly to editors' requests for raw data, disclosures and evidence of ethical approval, and copyright permissions. If a "required revision" decision is made first, authors should review and resubmit their manuscripts by the systematic deadline for reviewers' comments.

Fundamental Errors in Published Works: When authors find significant errors or inaccuracies in their own published work, they are obliged to immediately notify the journal editors or publishers and cooperate with the journal editors or publishers to correct a typographical error (erratum) on the article or remove the article from publication. If the editors or publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a material error or inaccuracy, they must take the responsibility of the author to promptly correct or retract the article or provide proof of the accuracy of the paper to the journal's editors.

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