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Academicus International Scientific Journal
Academicus International Scientific Journal

Publishing House: Academicus
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Frequency: 2 issues
Print ISSN: 2079-3715
Online-ISSN: 2309-1088
Status: Active

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Short Description

Academicus – International Scientific Journal (Academicus ISJ) is an international scientific journal published in English. Academicus ISJ is a non-profit and open access publication that is published semi-annually and is double-blind peer reviewed. Its print ISSN is 2079-3715 and its electronic ISSN is 2309-1088.
Academicus ISJ is led by an international Editorial Board consisting of outstanding members of the academic and scientific community throughout Europe and the world. Their review and critique will ensure that the works selected for publication meet the highest international scientific and publishing standards. The journal brings together the scientific research of academics within a wide arena of discussion in a way that few other publications of this kind are actually doing.
Conceived as a scientific journal which gives considerable space to research in the social sciences and humanities, and with a direct impact in the social, economic, political, legal, and communication fields, this journal collects works and scientific research developed from the perspective and disciplinary structuring of the social sciences, indexed in the 1XX.XX and 3XX.XX fields of the UDC ( Universal Decimal Classification).
The works published in its issues have a direct impact on the improvement of socio-economic indicators of the region and other areas, by expanding the definition of what is regional, starting from the Western Balkans, the Mediterranean countries, Central and Eastern Europe and beyond, with a global view.
The volumes of the Academicus ISJ can be found in hard copy at the Public Library of Vlore City, as well as at the Albanian National Public Library in Tirana, the British Library in London, UK, the ZBW - German National Library, as well as in the most important digital libraries worldwide in open access and by subscription.
In order to preserve the intellectual legacy of its digital content in open access within a long-term storage, all works published in Academicus ISJ have been archived in Portico Repository and with DSpace at an Institutional Repository. To measure the academic impact of its articles according article citations and readings, Academicus ISJ has inserted PlumX, issued and developed by Plum Analytics.

The Founder and Editor in Chief of Academicus ISJ is Prof. Dr. Arta Musaraj.

Editorial board

Prof. Musaraj Arta, Entrepereneurship Training Center, (Vlore, Albania)

Academic Abazi Alajdin, South East European University (Tetovo, Macedonia)

Prof. Canullo Giuseppe, Polytechnic University of Marche (Ancona, Italy)

Prof. Carayol Valerie, University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France)

Prof. Horner Donald H., Jr.
Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business
(Florida, United States)

Prof. José María Vázquez García-Peñuela
Universidad Internacional de La Rioja
(La Rioja, Spain)

Prof. Invernizzi Emanuele, IULM University (Milan, Italy)

Prof. Macioti Maria Immacolata University La Sapienza (Rome, Italy)

Prof. Marsonet Michele, University of Genoa (Genoa, Italy)

Prof. Lopez-Alves Fernando
University of California
(Santa Barbara, CA, USA)

Ambassador Melady Thomas Patrick, Institute of World Politics (Washington, D.C., USA)


Academicus. International Scientific Journal
pISSN 2079-3715
eISSN 2309-1088

Editor in Chief: Prof. Arta Musaraj


Sheshi i Flamurit, Rruga Muze
PO. Box 4356 Al-9401 Vlorë, Albania
Tel: +355 68 60 60 555 - Fax: +355 33 223 481


Submission guidelines

1. Title of the article (followed by subtitles if there are) (each may contain up to 120 characters)

2. Name and Surname of the author(s) including his scientific title or grade.

3. The nomination of the university, research center or other scientific entity where the author(s) work.

4. Abstract (which must contain from 150 - 200 words)

5. Keywords (from 4-7 words)

6. UDC code of the article

7. The text of the article must contain from 3000 - 6000 words and must be structured as below:

Introduction (which must contain up to 150 words)

Analysis and Results (in case the paper needs the inclusion of Methodology and Experimentation they contain from 200-250 words)


8. Bibliography and References (which must not surpass 50 titles) must meet one of the following standards: MLA, APA, CSE, Ch/T. References during the text must be followed by a progressive number with superscript at the end of the word and explanations must be placed at the end of the page in which the reference is being inserted.

9. Figures (no more than 5, following the standard formats jpeg, gif, png) must have a resolution 300-600 dpi and be placed in the text, followed by the figure’s title and source.

10. Graphics and schemas, in case they have not been created in a vector graphic format (Microsoft and Adobe) by the author but are instead a scanned figure, must not contain any title or legend within them, and be placed in the text, followed by the graphics or schema title and source.

11. Tables must be created in Excel format, not as an image, and placed in the text, followed by the table’s title and source.

12.  Authors are asked to fill the Authors Declaration which is available at the link at the journal's website at the Authors directory.

The author must complete, sign, and send it by an institutional email address as a connection to the author’s identity and work authorship. After fulfilling this obligation, the Editorial Secretariat uploads the proposal into our system to be considered for publication through the double-blind peer-review process.

The Peer Review process

Academicus ISJ operates with a double-blind peer-review standard, where the reviewer selection is done by an automated patented system as follows:
Based on the UDC code declared by the author, the Editorial Secretariat inserts the paper into one of the corresponding folders of each field, without names and other sensitive data of the author. By using their personal login (user, pass), reviewers enter in the directories of their scientific field where they may download the paper and express their availability to review the paper by checking the corresponding box.
After two selections (availability check), the work is not available for review by other reviewers, and after 3 weeks they must stipulate their decision and communicate it to us with their detailed review, according our standard described at the journal’s Regulations directory.
In case there is no convergence of reviews for a proposal, the Editorial Secretariat passes it to a third reviewer following the same procedure.
Within 4 to 6 weeks, the Editorial Secretariat communicates to the author the results of the review process of his/her proposal.

Right of Authorship and Publication Ethics

1. According to the law, the author of a work is an individual who, through his or her mental inventive activity, has created a certain work. Should this work be a product of inventive activity of several individuals, the work is subject to authorship in common.
2. The author is in possession of:
a. Personal rights of authorship, e.g. the authorship protection right, the work inviolability right, and the right for public use in a way not diminishing its value, etc.
b. Rights of property, e.g. the right to decide on use of the work, etc.
3. When an article is published in Academicus ISJ, a DoI is assigned to it, to identify the content and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet of the full article with a customized metadata resolution.
Academicus’ DOI
will lead to the work published in Academicus year 2011 issue 4 paper 1, where 10.7336 is the DoI prefix of Academicus ISJ assigned by the registration agency (the International DOI Foundation).
In order to preserve the intellectual legacy of its digital content in open access within a long-term storage, all works published in Academicus ISJ have been archived in 2 repositories, one of them in OA.
4. The author grants his or her permission for publication and distribution of the work by submitting the article to the Editorial Board in order to publish it in Academicus ISJ, while taking in consideration that:
a. Academicus ISJ is a scientific and academic journal with a registered trademark protecting its own rights and intellectual rights of authorship.
b. When a certain work is being published in Academicus ISJ, this publication is considered the intellectual property of Academicus ISJ. In order to re-publish this work, the author must formally inform the editor at the email address and only after receiving the approval from this editor can proceed with re-publication.

Publication Ethics and Plagiarism

According to the international best practices in scientific publishing and professional conduct code, the author is asked to complete and sign the Declaration for Publishing in Academicus ISJ. This document declares that the proposal has not been previously published and is not currently being considered elsewhere for publication in any another journal, is not a pre-print or working paper previously posted online in an open access repository, and that he/she is the sole owner of the manuscript thereof and of all rights and title, and assigns to the publisher of Academicus ISJ the rights to publish and distribute the said manuscript and to create a derivative print work from said manuscript. The author declares that he/she understands what plagiarism and auto plagiarism is and declares and warrants that his/her contribution is original, except for such excerpts from copyrighted works as may be included with the permission of the copyright holder and author thereof, that it contains no libellous statements, and that it does not infringe on any copyright, trademark, patent, statutory right, or propriety right of others.
Academicus ISJ encourages the author to declare if there is any potential conflict of interest related to the development and results of the research work by trying to support the interest of potential founders or sponsors with the publication of the research findings.
This Declaration is available at the website of the journal at the authors directory. The author must complete, sign, and send it by an institutional email address as a connection to the author’s identity and work authorship. After fulfilling this obligation, the Editorial Secretariat uploads the proposal into our system to be considered for publication through the double-blind peer-review process.