Namık Kemal Medical Journal  is the official journal of Namık Kemal University School  of Medicine.  The journal is electronically publised tri-annualy ( April,August,December). We welcome  high-quality original articles regarding all fields of basic and clinical  medical sciences.  

The Journal will not consider manuscripts any that have been published elsewhere, or manuscripts that are being considered for another publication, or are in press. Studies previously announced in the congresses are accepted if this condition is stated. If any part of a manuscript by the same author(s) contains any information that was previously published, a reprint or a copy of the previous article should be submitted to the Editorial Office with an explanation by the authors.

The Editor and the member of the Associate Editorial Comitee  have right not to publish or send back to author(s) to be amended, edit or reject the manuscript. For further review, Editor or Editorial Board members send the article to the referee(s). The review process is double-blind. If necessary, author(s) may be invited to submit a revised version of the manuscript. This invitation does not imply that the manuscript will be accepted for publication. Revised manuscripts must be sent to the Editorial Office within 32 days, otherwise they will be considered as a new application. The corresponding author will be notified of the decision to accept or reject the manuscript for publication.

Statements and suggestions published in manuscripts are the authors’ responsibility and do not reflect the opinions of the Editor and the Associate Editorial Board members.

Open access statement and article submission charges

Namık Kemal Medical Journal  provides free access to the full texts of all articles immediately upon publication. There are no article processing, submission and publishing charges.

Copyright issues

Namık Kemal Medical Journal  enables the sharing of articles according to the Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. This means that the authors and readers are free to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and remix, transform, and build upon the material as lons as they follow the licensing terms which include giving appropriate credit, nor using the material for commercial purposes and if remixing, transforming, or building upon the material, they must distribute the contributions from the journal under the same license as the original

Abstracting and Indexing

Namık Kemal Medical Journal Tıp Dergisi (NKMJ)  is indexed by  Turkiye  Citation Index and   Turkish  İndex  (TRDIZIN/ULAKBIM) .


 The articles containing original research(basic, clinical and epidemiologic,) as well as nursing sciences  are preferred for publication in the NKMJ. Reviews and  case presentations, can also be accepted under the condition that they have not been published previously or currently sent to another journal to be published

The official publishing language of the Journal is both Turkish and English. 

All scientific responsibility for the articles belongs to the authors. The name order of the submitted articles should be a joint decision. The responsible author is considered to accept the author order in the name of all authors by signing the “ Copyright Transfer Form”. Anyone who does not meet the criteria for authoring but has contributed to the study can be listed in “Acknowledgements”. The authors should declare in writing that the article is an original paper that has not been published before and that they will not attempt to publish it somewhere else during the evaluation process.

The authors are considered to have accepted any changes and corrections made by the editor as long as the scientific content is not changed. The articles sent are not returned whether published or not, and only images and figures that are not published can be returned to the author upon request.