In striving to achieve excellence at all levels and promote high academic publishing standards, the edition NTFFPU strictly follows best-practice guidelines on ethical behavior: Elsevier’s Publishing Ethics, Elsevier’s Publishing Ethics Resource Kit (PERK) for Editors, the guidelines provided by Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB), as well as the Core Practices developed by COPE(Committee on Publication Ethics):

Publication Ethics developed for this edition reflects our mission, core value system, policies and professional behavior of editorial staff regarding the  entirety of the publishing process. It is important that all parties involved in this process (the author, the editorial team, peer reviewers and the publishing office) adhere to the outlined ethical standards.

The fundamental principles underlying our Publication Ethics are:

  • Professional behavior, responsibility and commitment
  • Respect for equality, diversity, dignity, worth and privacy of all concerned individuals
  • Objectivity
  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality