Author guide


In order to publish articles in the journal Turcology, articles based on basic and applied research in the field of Turcology studies, written in Turkish, Kazakh, English and Russian, are accepted. Furthermore, scientific, cultural studies and news are included. Turcology journal is published six times a year.


Articles must be written in accordance with the following rules:

  1. Title: Titles of articles should be written in four languages (Turkish, Kazakh, English and Russian) and should be coherent with the theme and written in bold type.
  1. Author name (s) and e-mail (s): Name (s) and surname (s) of the author (s) in bold and four languages (Turkish, Kazakh, English and Russian) should be given, e-mail should be written with normal fonts and on the top of the text; the institution(s), communication and e-mail address(s) of the author (s) should be indicated. Detailed information about the authors should be provided on an additional page in four languages (Turkish, Kazakh, English and Russian, name and surname, academic title, office, address, mobile phone, e-mail).
  1. Summary: At the beginning of the article, an abstract of at least 150 and 250 words should be given. The abstract should not refer to the sources, figures and tables. Keywords with at least 5 words should be given in one line below the summary. Keywords must be comprehensive and compatible with the content. At the end of the article; the title, abstract and key words should be in English. Abstract and keywords should be written in MS Word program with Times New Roman font with 12 font size and 1 line spacing.
  1. Text: Text should be written in MS Word program, Times New Roman font with 14 font, 1 line spacing. 2.0 cm margins should be left on the page edges and pages should not be numbered. Manuscripts should be at least eight pages including abstract and bibliography. The sections that should be highlighted in the text should be written in italics not bold.
  1. Section Headings: In Articles, main, intermediate and sub-headings can be used in order to provide a regular information transfer. Main headings (main chapters, references and attachments) in capital letters; intermediate and sub-headings’ first letters only should be written with capital letters and in bold.
  1. Tables and Figures: Tables must have the number and title. The table number should be written on the top, left to right; the name of the table, the initial letters of each word should be written in uppercase and italics. Tables ,in the text, should be located where they should be . Figures should be prepared for black and white printing. Figure numbers and their names should be written in the middle just below the figure. The figure number should be written in italics and end with a dot. The figure name should be written with normal characters and initial letters capitilized only just next to the figure.
  1. Pictures: High resolution, scanned in print quality should be sent in addition to the article. In the image designation, the rules in the figures and tables must be followed.

Figures, tables and pictures should not exceed 10 pages (one third of the manuscript). Authors with technical means may place the figures, tables and pictures in their place within the text provided that they can be printed exactly.

  1. References: References are written in the language of the article at the end of the text and Latin transliteration is done. References should be written in square brackets: [1, p. 20]. At the end of the text, it should be arranged in the order it was used. References should be written as follows:

Example: Develi H. Ottoman Turkish Guide. Istanbul, Kesit Publications. 2000. 440 pages.

Example: Tomar C. A Turkish State in Yemen: Resuliis and Sultans of the Wise . // Ottoman Studies. 2000. p. 209-224.

  1. Articles can be published after the decision of the editorial board and article authors are responsible for the contents of the article.