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Publication ethics and malpractice statement

The conference Globalization and its socio-economic consequences fulfils the requirements of the publishing process, it recognizes the ethical responsibilities of all parties of the publication process. Thus, we take our duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing very seriously and we recognize our ethical duties and other responsibilities.

Editorial Board
The editor and the guarantees of the conference are recognized experts in their fields, their full names and affiliations are provided on the conference website in the section Home. The contact information for the editorial team is on the conference website, section Contact.

Authors and Authors responsibilities
The paper must be an original unpublished work written in English language. The submitted paper should neither be published before nor be under consideration for publication in another conference proceedings or journal. Authors, whose names appear on the paper have contributed sufficiently to the scientific work and therefore share collective responsibility and accountability for the results.

All papers are subjected to a double-blind, peer-review process. Firstly, each submission is reviewed by the conference editors, who may reject it, if it is not dealing with the subject matter of the conference and does not meet the conference requirements or if it is of a low quality. In the second stage of the review process, the paper is sent to an independent reviewer. Reviewers are asked to evaluate the paper and they may recommend to: (i) accept the paper in the current form, (ii) accept the paper with minor correction, (iii) accept the paper with major corrections, (iv) accept the paper only after corrections and repeated review, and (v) reject the paper. Reviewers include the recommendations and comments, which are then sent to the author(s). The editors should not reverse decisions on publication unless serious problems are identified.

Each paper must be submitted by e-mail to: The paper is successfully submitted if the author receives a confirmation e-mail.

Manuscript formatting requirements

  1. The length of the paper should be 6 to 10 pages and should be prepared in compliance with the following structure: Introduction, Methodology, Results and Discussion, Please, use the template provided on the conference website, section Important dates/ Author guidelines/ Forms.
  2. Each participant can submit maximum two papers (one paper as main author and one papers as co-author).
  3. Title of the paper.
  4. Author’s full name and academic title(s).
  5. Author’s full affiliation (including, name of the department, faculty and university, address and e-mail address; if necessary point out the corresponding author).
  6. An abstract (200 – 250 words) to outline the purpose of the paper, methods of the research methods and crucial findings.
  7. Keywords (maximum 5 words/phrases).
  8. JEL classification (please, refer to

Technical requirements
The text may contain tablesfigures or equations, which should have separate numbering (equations should be typed using the Microsoft Equation 3.0 or MathType). They should be placed in the text at the appropriate paragraph (just after its reference). For more information see the template.

The list of references has to be arranged alphabetically according to the first element in the link. All references cited in the text must take a part in the list of references and vice versa. Use APA style of Referencing:

Peer-review process
All submitted papers received by the editorial office are firstly checked by the editors to determine if they are properly prepared and follow the ethical policies of the conference. The editors are responsible for deciding which of the submitted papers should be published. The editors are guided by the policies of the conference editorial team and constrained by such legal requirements as copyright infringement and plagiarism. Papers that do not fit the ethics policy or do not meet the requirements of the conference will be rejected before the peer-review process. Papers that are not properly prepared will be returned to the authors for revision and resubmission.

Once a paper passes the editorial checks, it will be assigned to an independent expert for a double-blind peer-review. Judgements should be objective, reviewers should have no conflict of interest and should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited.  Reviewed articles should be treated confidentially.  Reviewers are asked to evaluate the paper and the may recommend to: (i) accept the paper in the current form, (ii) accept the paper with minor correction, (iii) accept the paper with major corrections, (iv) accept the paper only after corrections and repeated review, and (v) reject the paper. The final decision to accept or reject the manuscript will also be sent to the corresponding author along with any recommendations made by the reviewers.

The editors and reviewers should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors. The editors´ decision to accept or reject a paper for publication should be based only on the paper´s importance, originality and clarity, and the study´s relevance to the aim of the conference.

Publication ethics
The editors of the conference proceedings enforce a peer-review process together with ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high-quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication.

Authors wishing to publish their papers in the conference proceedings must abide by the following:

  • Any facts that might be perceived as a possible conflict of interest of the author(s) must be disclosed in the paper prior to submission.
  • Authors should accurately present their research findings and include an objective discussion of the significance of their findings.
  • Data and methods used in the research need to be presented in sufficient detail in the paper.
  • Simultaneous submission of manuscripts to more than one conference proceedings or journal is not tolerated.
  • Republishing content that is not novel is not tolerated.
  • If errors and inaccuracies are found by the authors after publication of their paper or some corrections are to be made, they need to be promptly communicated to the editors of this conference so that appropriate actions can be taken.
  • Plagiarism, data fabrication and image manipulation are not tolerated and the following measures will be taken accordingly. First, the manuscript that has been proven to be involved in plagiarism will be immediately rejected along with the immediate rejection of any other manuscript submitted by the same authors.  Second, each author involved in the violating manuscript will be banned from submitting any new manuscript to the conference in a period of two years.

For any complaints or concerns with regard to any publishing article, please contact us at We will acknowledge your e-mail and provide an estimated time to study and solve your complaints or concerns.

Retraction and correction policy
The editors are committed to upholding the integrity of the literature and publishes editorially significant correction dependent on the situation. In all cases, the original articles will be removed and replaced with a note stating the reason of retraction and with the corrected version. If plagiarism is found, a whole article will be removed from the conference proceedings.

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in their own published work, it is the author´s obligation to promptly notify the conference editors or publisher and cooperate with the editors to retract or correct the paper. If the editors or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.

Originality and plagiarism
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, then this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism takes many forms, from rewriting another´s paper as the author´s own paper to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another paper (without attribution and citation), to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Authorship of the paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Copyright and Access
The author(s) must agree that the published version of the paper will be placed on the website of the conference (in pdf format) in the conference proceedings. Before an article goes to print, the author(s) must sign and return the copyright agreement (a scanned signed copy in pdf).

The editors ensure digital preservation of access to the conference proceedings content on the conference website. All the printed issues of the conference proceedings are available in the registry and library of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications at the University of Zilina.

The editors ensure that the conference website, including the text that it contains, demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards.

Publishing schedule
Conference Globalization and its socio-economic consequences is a peer-reviewed scientific conference published by the University of Zilina.

Name of the conference
Conference Globalization and its socio-economic consequences is unique and it cannot be easily confused with other conferences or misled potential authors and readers about the conference origin or association with other conferences.