Publication ethics

  1. All submissions to Studia Turistica must be original and free of unethical practices.
  2. Unethical practices include plagiarism, data falsification, data fabrication, paper slicing, paper written by someone else for the authors, and other practices that violate the generally accepted research ethics principles.
  3. The Editor-in-chief is responsible for investigating all alleged unethical practices.
  4. In case of an alleged unethical practice, the Editor-in-chief informs the authors of the paper, provides the necessary evidence and invites the authors to provide explanation.
  5. Concerns about unethical practices can be expressed by the Editor-in-chief and Editorial board members, paper reviewers, authors, readers and other people who have encountered such practices.
  6. If an unethical practice is identified during the review process, the review process is stopped until the case is clarified. The review process continues if the alleged unethical practice is not substantiated.
  7. If an alleged unethical practice is substantiated for a paper that has not been yet sent for review, is currently under review or has been accepted but not published yet, the paper is rejected.
  8. If an alleged unethical practice is substantiated for a paper that has already been published, the paper is retracted and a retraction notice is published in the next available volume of the journal. For completeness of the bibliographic records, the text of the retracted paper remains online, but with a watermark “Retracted”.
  9. In case of a second substantiated unethical practice, the author receives a life-time ban for publication it Studia Turistica.
  10. Studia Turistica adheres to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (