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(ISSN: 2757-7252)

(e-ISSN: 2757-7244)

History of IAUD

IAUD, published as a peer-reviewed periodical academic journal under the name of "Journal of Istanbul Aydın University" between January 2009 - December 2020. ISSN 1309-1352 | e-ISSN 2149-0074 ​are used between the specified dates. Because the field of the journal was not clearly apparent in the TRDizin application process, in accordance with 12.06.2020 date, 2020/5 meeting and 45379966-050.01.04 numbered decision of Istanbul Aydın University Publishing Commission, it is decided upon that its name will be changed to "Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences" as from the January 2021 issue. Within the context of the new name, by receiving new ISSN: 2757-7252 and new e-ISSN: 2757-7244 the journal will resume its publication process by evaluating studies in the Social Sciences field.

Focus and Scope

Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences aims to open up to the world under the guidance of science, reach the society it is in, and to publish scientific articles of the essence in accordance with international publishing principles in order to lead their changing and developing demands. Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences is an Istanbul Aydın University publication. Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences accepts articles in the field of social sciences. Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed periodical publication and has been published since 2009.

Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences (IAUD) is based on social sciences and scientific researches in journalism and media studies, visual communication design, public relations, cinema, political science, communication studies, social psychology, sociology, linguistics, communication sociology, communication systems, communication psychology, history of communication, interpersonal communication, mass communication, intercultural communication, political communication works are accepted and published within the scope of scientific studies in the fields of international communication and new communication technologies, applied communication and related social sciences are accepted and published.​

Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences is a refereed and scientific journal published four times a year in print and electronically. Original theoretical and / or experimental work, articles in which various scientific research methods are accepted. The editorial board of Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences is authorized to accept or not to accept articles upon the evaluation of national and international experts.


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Article Types

Review: Comprehensive review of scientific studies on a particular subject, up to recently.

Research Article: An article written in a scientific format presenting original research and results.

Theoretical and Theoretical Articles: An article prepared on a theoretical level that will contribute to the related discipline.

Peer Review Process

The editorial board peruses the submitted material with regard to both form and content before sending it on to referees. They may also consider the views of the advisory board. After the deliberation of the editorial board, submitted material is sent to two referees. In order for any material to be published, at least two of the referees must approve it. The revision and improvement demanded by the referees must be implemented in order for an article to be published. Authors are informed within three months about the decision regarding the publication of their material. All the papers are controlled academically with the TURNITIN or/and iThenticate program.

Publishing Period

Istanbul Aydın University Journal of Social Sciences is published 4 times a year, January, April, July and October. Articles are not accepted for a certain number of journals. Authors can submit their article at any time. The articles whose evaluation process is completed are published taking into consideration the arrival date.

Open Access Policy

IAUD adopted a policy of providing open access. This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. In addition to this, IAUD is licensed by Creative Commons with CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Publication Charge

No publication charge or article processing charge is required. All accepted manuscripts will be published free of cost.

Principles of Research and Publication Ethics

In scientific papers sent to IAUD, the guidelines related to the Scientific Research and Publication Ethics of Higher Education Institutions, the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the International Standards for the Authors and Authors of the Committee should be taken into attention. Plagiarism, forgery in the data, misleading, repetition of publications, divisional publication and individuals who do not contribute to the research are among the authors are unacceptable practices within the ethical rules. Legal actions will be taken in case of any ethical irregularity related to this and similar practices.

a)Plagiarism: Placing the original ideas, methods, data, or works of others, partly or completely, without making reference to the scientific rules, is dealt with in the context of plagiarism. In order to avoid plagiarism, the authors should refer to the scientific rules in a manner that is appropriate and should pay attention to the references of all scientific papers in their research.

b)Forgery of Data: The use of data that does not exist or is modified in scientific research is data in the scope of forgery. Authors should analyze their data in accordance with ethical rules and without exposing them to a change in validity and reliability during the process.

c)Detortion: Changing the records or data obtained from the study, showing the devices or materials that are not used in the research as used, changing or shaping the research results according to the interests of the people and organizations that are supported are considered within the scope of distortion. The authors should be honest, objective and transparent in the information they provide in relation to the research process. They should avoid violating the rules of ethics.

d)Repetition: Presenting the same publication as separate publications without referring to the previous publications is considered within the scope of repetition of publications. The responsibility for the publication of the publications submitted for evaluation in another place or in the evaluation process belongs to the authors. The authors should refrain from repeating the original and original research and they should pay attention to submit their original and original research.

e)Divisional Publication: Publishing the results of a research by breaking into pieces and multiplying in a manner that disrupts the integrity of the research and submitting these as separate research is considered as divisional publication. The authors should consider the integrity of the research and avoid the divisions that will affect the results.

f)Authorship: The inclusion of people who do not contribute to the research or not to include the people who have contributed is considered within the scope of unfair writing. All authors should have contributed sufficiently to the planning, design, data collection, analysis, evaluation, preparation of the research and finalization of the research.

Ethics Committee Approval

“Ethics Committee Approval” is required for the following researches. An approved “Ethics Committee Approval” must be obtained from the institution where the author of the article is located. The researches requiring the Ethics Committee’s approval are as follows:

- Any researches carried out with qualitative or quantitative approaches that require data collection from participants using survey, interview, focus group work, observation, experiment, interview techniques,
- Use of humans and animals (including material / data) for experimental or other scientific purposes,
- Clinical researches on humans,
- Researches on animals,
- Retrospective studies in accordance with the law of protection of personal data,
- Stating that the “informed consent form” was taken in the case reports,
- Obtaining and specifying the permission of the owners for the use of scale, questionnaire and photos belonging to others,
- Stating that copyright regulations are obeyed for the ideas and works of art used.

“Ethics Committee Permission” should be stated in these articles. The articles should include the statement that Research and Publication Ethics are complied with.

Plagiarism Policy

All the papers submitted have to pass through an initial screening and will be checked through the iThenticate and/or Turnitin (Advanced Plagiarism Dectection Software). According to this report, articles that do not pass the 15% rate of plagiarism can be published. Articles that have more than 15% rate of plagiarism are not published. Update can be demanded in the articles that have less than 15% rate of plagiarism in accordance with referee view​.


Copyright aims to protect the specific way the article has been written to describe a scientific research in detail. It is claimed that this is necessary in order to protect author’s rights, and to regulate permissions for reprints or other use of the published research. İAÜD have a copyright form which is required authors to sign over all of the rights when their article is ready for publication. All site content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Common Attribution Licence. (CC-BY-NC 4.0)

The author gives his rights to the journal by signing the copyright transfer form. The submitted papers are assumed to contain no proprietary material unprotected by patent or patent application; responsibility for technical content and for protection of proprietary material rests solely with the author(s) and their organizations and is not the responsibility of the İAÜD or its Editorial Staff. The main (first/corresponding) author is responsible for ensuring that the article has been seen and approved by all the other authors. It is the responsibility of the author to obtain all necessary copyright release permissions for the use of any copyrighted materials in the manuscript prior to the submission.

What are my rights as author?

It is important to check the policy for the journal to which you are submitting or publishing to establish your rights as Author. IAUD’s standard policies allow the following re-use rights

The journal allows the author(s) to use the articles without copyright restrictions.

You may use the published article for your own teaching needs or to supply on an individual basis to research colleagues, provided that such supply is not for commercial purposes.

You may not post the published article on a website without permission from IAUD.

Call For Papers

İAÜD will bring together academics and professionals coming from different fields to discuss their differing points of views on these questions related to “social sciences”.

Main Topics of İAÜD

Journalism and media studies

Visual communication design

Public relations


Political Science

Communication studies

Social psychology


Linguistics studies

Communication sociology

Communication systems

Communication psychology

Communication history

Interpersonal communication

Interpersonal communication

Interpersonal communication

Intercultural communication

Political communication

New communication technologies

Applied communication

Communication sciences

Digital culture

Communication studies


Distance Learning

Radio, television and cinema

Publication Language of İAÜD

Turkish and English

Article Submission

Articles are accepted only through Dergipark.


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