Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Torun Social Science Review (TSSR) is a open access scientific journal, in which the appear articles of the following areas: social science, neuroscience, pedagogy, sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, public policy.


Section Policies


  • Hanna Waligórska
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Articles in Torun Social Science Review have undergone double-blind peer review based on initial editor screening and refereeing by two anonymous referees.

The statistical part of all submissions is reviewed for both correctness and usefulness. If the statistical technique has been published elsewhere, a short introduction with references is usually sufficient.

If the criteria of a double-blind review have not been met, a reviewer must sign a declaration stating there is no conflict of interest between an author and a re­vie­wer. A conflict of interest should be under­stood as one of the following:

  1. Direct personal relationships.
  2. Direct professional relationships.
  3. Direct scientific cooperation in the past two year.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Torun Social Science Review has chosen to apply the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND to all articles we publish in this journal.

This broad license was developed to facilitate open access to, and free use of, original works of all types. Applying this standard license to your work will ensure your right to make your work freely and openly available.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...