Publishing an article involves the following steps:

  • Submit a manuscript online to the editorial manager
  • Decision of the three editors in chief for/against peer review based on content and formal criteria
  • If the decision is positive: peer review by two independent reviewers
  • Decision of the responsible editor-in-chief based on the peer reviews: accepted, revision required, or rejection
  • If required: Revision of the article until the requirements are met
  • If accepted: Production with editing, layout, proofreading
  • Online publication

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