Publication Policy

  • Milel and Nihal: Journal for Studies of Belief, Culture and Mythology is an international academic journal. It is published biannually (June and December ) both in print and electronically.
  • The publication scope of the Milel ve Nihal Journal includes thought, teaching and faith principles of different traditions, mythological narrations on the origins of the cultural structures and research on religion, faith, culture, history and civilization. The publishing language is in both Turkish and English.
  • The Journal uses the Dergipark system of Ulakbim for the process of sumbitting, peer-reviewing and publishing articles.
  • Articles submitted to the journal must not have been published elsewhere or sent for publication.
  • The articles submitted to the Journal are evaluated scientifically by the reviewers with the method of double-blind reviewing, after the editorial process in terms of purpose, scope, method and writing principles.
  • Articles submitted to Milel and Nihal without complying with the writing principles and format of theJournal are returned to the author for correction before being sent to the reviewers.
  • In addition to the peer-reviewed articles, the Journal also includes translations, simplifications and book reviews, which are reviewed by the editorial board.
  • In translation and simplification writings, the original copies of the texts should be scanned and attached to the post.
  • If the copyrighted articles sent for publication are found suitable for evaluation after being reviewed by the Editorial Board, they are sent to at least two reviewers who are experts in the subject and are published if a positive report is received from both referees. If one of the reviewers expresses a negative opinion, the Editorial Board decides whether the article should be published or not. If one or both of the reviewerss express the opinion that "it can be published after corrections", the article is returned to its author for revisions. After the revision is made, it is evaluated by the Editorial Board whether the warnings of the reviewers are taken into account. When the text sent to the journal is not published, the peer-reviewing reports are sent to the author and the decision is notified.
  • Milel and Nihal adopts the Open Access approach, and the Journal does not charge any processing fee for publications such as articles, writings, etc.
  • No fee is paid to the authors for the articles published in the journal.
  • The views adopted in the published articles are not the views of the journal, they are the responsibility of each article author.
  • YThe articles that are decided to be published are first published in the "early view" mode on the Dergipark page and web address of Milel and Nihal. When the publication date comes, it is printed in hard copy and opened to online access. All issues of the journal can be accessed online at milelvenihal.org and on Milel and Nihal's Dergipark page.
  • Detailed information about the purpose and scope of Milel and Nihal, writing rules, publication principles, submission and evaluation processes, ethical principles, etc. is available on its website.