1. All manuscripts submitted  to Eskisehir Osmangazi University Journal of Social Sciences  should not previously be published elsewhere, or it should not  be submitted for publication in another journal, it should not be in the review process of another journal  or it should not have been accepted for publication elsewhere.

2. Author(s) are fully responsible for studies published in Eskisehir Osmangazi University Journal of Social Sciences and those under review processes.   Articles published in the journal do not reflect the opinion of Eskisehir Osmangazi University.
3. Copyrights of all accepted manuscripts and published articles (printed or electronic) belong to Eskisehir Osmangazi University Journal of Social Sciences, without any further action.
4. The Journal publishes articles written in Turkish and in English. Articles written in German, French and Arabic may be considered.
5. Any study supported by an institution or derived from thesis should indicate this by using (*) sign at the top of the last word on the title of work and give information in a footnote on the same page. Authors of article derived from thesis, thesis owner should be placed in the first place while adviser should be the second author.
6. All manuscripts submitted to the journal, are subject to initial review by the editorial board. All types of content and formatting changes may be requested from studies under initial review.
7. Editor and editorial board decide to start the review process. Manuscripts passed initial review are sent to at least two referees.
8. Referees are chosen among professors and associate professors working in universities in Turkey. Referees from universities abroad, if deemed necessary, can also be chosen. If necessary, experts who have doctorate degree can also be assigned as referee.
9. The identity of both author and referees is kept strictly confidential during evaluation process.
10. According to the referees’ reports, the manuscript may be accepted for publication, revision or additional information and shortening may be requested from the author(s), or  it may be rejected and the author (s) are notified from the decision made.
11. Author (s), is required to make all the changes requested by referees. The manuscript cannot be published without requested changes have been made. Author (s), should submit a report containing changes have been made upon referees' reports.
12. An author can publish only one article in one issue. Also an author cannot publish more than one article in two consecutive issues.
13. Manuscript submitted to journal cannot be returned to the author(s).
14. Articles belonging to the new and previous issues of Eskisehir Osmangazi University Journal of Social Sciences were presented here (sbd.ogu.edu.tr) in the hope that they may provide social benefits to researchers. In the event that any conflict arises between published journal version and this web site (electronic version), the published version is taken to be valid.
15. This journal adopts open access policy.  When an issue is published it will freely opened to public.
16. Journal of Social Sciences, Eskişehir Osmangazi University is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and observes the following principles of Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement which is based on the recommendations and guidelines for journal editors developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). For detailed information please visit the website  of the journal which is available at http://sbd.ogu.edu.tr/