Publication Ethics

Journal "News from Higher Educational Institutions. Sociology. Economics. Politics" adheres to standards of publication ethics in compliance with international practice of editing, reviewing, publishing, and authorship of scholarly publishing and recommendations of the Committee of Publication Ethics (Committee of Publication Ethics - COPE).

Responsible approach to the scholarly publishing according to international standards is reflected in the fact that:

  • Editors strive to follow COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (;
  • Editors are accountable for all papers being published in the Journal;
  • Editors represent professional scientific community, are aware of relevant guidelines and facts related to editing, reviewing, authorship of scholarly publications and journal management;
  • Editors strive to constantly improve their journal;
  • Editors' decisions to accept or reject a paper for publication are honest and objective and are based on intellectual and ethic standards - relevance to the remit of the journal, the paper's importance, high quality of the conducted scientific research, originality and clarity, and the study's validity. The decision to publish does not depend on nationality, religion, social, property status, political views or place of work of authors;
  • Editors encourage maximum transparency as well as completeness and accuracy of publications;
  • Editors should publish guidance to authors on everything that is expected of them, a description of peer review processes regularly update and improve them;
  • Editors actively seek for the best authors and best papers; take active steps to invite these authors to submit their articles to the journal;
  • Editors do not permit to publish information that is not checked for plagiarism;
  • Editors protect the accuracy of the materials through publication of corrections, clarifications and denials, as well as withdrawal of articles, when required;
  • Editors guarantee the protection of the confidentiality of individual information obtained in the course of editing and reviewing; unpublished data obtained from the paper submitted for consideration cannot be used for personal purposes or transferred to third parties without written consent of the author;
  • The editors inform readers about who has funded scholarly work;