Balkan and Near Eastern Journal of Social Sciences is an international peer reviewed academic journal published quarterly. All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by two anonymous referees. The articles can be downloaded from our web site


Manuscripts should be send by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The submitted work and its essential substance have not previously been published and are not being considered for publication elsewhere. Author(s) are responsible for fraud or inaccuracy in the published papers.


Submission Guidelines:


Manuscripts should be prepared using Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch (2.5 cm) margin all around, and 8.5”x11” (A4) page setting.


The content of the manuscript should be organized into the following order: Title Page, Absract and Key Words, Introduction, Material an Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions,  Acknowledgement (optional) and References.


Title Page: The title page should include a concise and informative title, the name(s) of the author(s), the affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s), the e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers of the corresponding author.


Abstract and Keywords: Abstract should not exceed 200 words. The word ‘Abstract’ should be typed on the top of the abstract. 4 to 6 keywords should be provided for indexing purposes. An appropriate number of JEL codes should also be provided. This classification system is prepared and published by the Journal of Economic Literature, see


Introduction: It should briefly contain context, the previous major contributions to the field, rationality for the work and aim.


Material and Methods: Material and Methods are given under the same heading. Newly introduced or modified methods should be such clearly explained that researchers can easily repeat the work.


Result and Discussion: The results should be clearly presented and supported by figure and tables where appropriate. A summarizing table is preferable to the tables presenting full detail of statistical analysis. All results should be discussed but unnecessary repeats should be avoided. Similarities and differences between the obtained and previous results should be indicated and queried.


Conclusions: Contribution of the research results to the field practically and theoretically is given in this section together with the recommendations.


Acknowledgement: This is optional and should be as short as possible.


Starting from the introduction all the titles in the article should be numbered using Arabic numerals (1,2,3, etc.) and subheadings should be numbered as 1., 1.1., 1.1.2.


Mathematical formulae: Formulae should be numbered and the number of each equation should be aligned to the margin of the page within a bracket.


Figures and Tables: All graphs, line drawings and photographs except tables should be classified as ‘Figure’. Photographs, figures and graphs must be of highest quality with the full range of tones appropriate to an offset press. All Tables and Figures must be numbered in the order in which they appear in the manuscript (e.g. Figure 1, Figure 2).. Captions (titles) must be supplied for all Figures and Tables.


Footnotes: Always use footnotes instead of endnotes. Footnotes to the text should be numbered consecutively.


Citations and References: BNEJSS follows APA format as citation system. APA rules are also valid for giving references (Click here for APA examples.)


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