Aims and Scope

Aims and Scope

Turkish Medical Student Journal is the first scientific journal in Turkey to be run by medical students and to publish works of medical students since 2014. In that respect, Turkish Medical Student Journal encourages and enables all students of medicine to conduct research and to publish their valuable research in all branches of medicine.

TMSJ is an independent, non-profit, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal; which aims to publish articles of interest to physicians, scientists, and medical students. TMSJ is published three times a year, in February, June, and October by Trakya University. The language of publication is English. Correspondent authors of the articles should be a medical student.

The journal publishes researches, interesting case reports and reviews regarding all fields of medicine and health sciences. The primary aim of the journal is to publish original articles with high scientific and ethical quality and serve as a good example of medical publications for those who plan to build a career in medicine. Turkish Medical Student Journal believes that quality of publication will contribute to the progress of medical sciences as well as encourage medical students to think critically and share their hypotheses and research results internationally.

Official abbreviation: Turk Med Stud J

ISSN: 2148-4724

E-ISSN: 2548-0030

Turkish Medical Student Journal is indexed in CABI, Türk Medline, Asos Indeks, Scilit, J-Gate, WorldCat, DRJI, EBSCO, CNKI and Gale.

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.

Author(s) and copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Turkish Medical Student Journal as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited. The authors agree to transfer the commercial rights to the Turkish Medical Student Journal when the article is accepted for publication. The copyright of the published article belongs to its author under CC BY-NC-ND license.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

Turkish Medical Student Journal does not demand any subscription fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC-ND) 4.0 International License. Under this Open Access license, you as the author agree that anyone can copy, distribute or reuse the content of your article for non-commercial purposes for free as long as the author and original source are properly cited.

Open access is an approach that supports interdisciplinary development and encourages collaboration between different disciplines. Therefore, the Turkish Medical Student Journal contributes to the scientific publishing literature by providing more access to its articles and a more transparent review process.

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC BY-NC-ND license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing author(s) name; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, the editorial board and/or the publisher; the editors, the Editorial Board and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.



Dean, Trakya University School of Medicine

Scientific Advisor


Department of Radiation Oncology, Trakya University School of Medicine

Responsible Manager


Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Türkiye

E-mail:[email protected]


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