Journal Policies

The following is an exhaustive list of policies that guide the work of Global Academic Frontiers, current as of December 6,2023:

  • Open access policy - view online 
  • Aims and scope - view online 
  • Editorial board - view online 
  • Editorial policies - view online 
  • Publication ethics - view online 
  • Plagiarism check - view online 
  • Peer review policy - view online 
  • Conflict of interest policy - view online 
  • Privacy policy - view online 
  • Author guidelines - view online 
  • Author charges - view online
  • Digital preservation (Archiving policy)  - PKP KN, OpenAIRE, LOCKSS
  • Repository policy - This journal allows authors to deposit the published version of their work in an institutional or any other repository of their choice. (e.g. Research Gate)
  • Unique Identifier - OCLC Number
  • About DOI - view online 
  • International Standard Identifier for Libraries (ISIL):    OCLC-GAFEO
  • Copyright terms
    All accepted manuscripts are published online under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (CC BY 4.0) .Publishing an article with open access leaves the copyright with the author and allows user to read, copy, distribute and make derivative works from the material, as long as the author of the original work is cited.
  • Licensing terms
    Authors grant Editorial Office of Global Academic Frontiers a license to publish the article and identify Editorial Office of Global Academic Frontiers as the original publisher.
    Authors also grant any third party the right to use, distribute and reproduce the article in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • Global Academic Frontiers supports the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol - view online
  • Contact details - view online

Editorial Activity for Most Recent Calendar Year (2023):
Submissions received per year: 20-40
Average Days to Accept (from date of submission, including revisions if requested): 37
Acceptance rate for 2023: 27%
Desk Reject Rate: 33%
After Review Reject Rate: 40%
Average time for initial evaluation of articles: 7-14 days.
Average time for reviewing manuscripts: 28–56 days.
Journal issues are scheduled for the following months: January, April, July, October.

· Flipped journals
Before December 6, 2023, the journal was published in subscription form, and the free subscription website is https://issuu.com/gafj, has now flipped to a fully open access model.
1. The date of changing to completely open access is December 6, 2023
2. The availability of the archive material - Open access
3. Reuse rights of the archive material - Open license  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (CC BY 4.0) 
4. Our website address has recently undergone a change. The previous address, https://issuu.com/gafj, has now been updated to https://gafj.org.
We are in the process of applying to the ISSN Center to update the new URL, which may take some time.