Aim & Scope

PESA International Journal of Social Studies is published by Political, Economic and Social Studies Centre (PESA) at the end of March, July and November. It is a refereed and double-blind journal. It is a scientific journal which has double-blind peer review. The studies from the following areas are welcome: Education, Public Administration, Politics, International Relations, Sociology, History, Philosophy and Turkish language. The journal aims to disseminate knowledge and share it with researchers, the practitioners and also ordinary people. The journal is published only online.

Plagiarims policy: When plagiarim is detected in a study, it will be directly rejected. We use authenticate program to check for plagiarism. Please, ensure that you yourselves check your study for plagiarism before submitting it to the journal.

Open Access Policy: 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, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. (

The studies from the following areas are welcome: Sociology, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Communication and Media Studies and Turkish language studies.

Period Months
June December

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