About Us

Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies (JAFAS) is an international open-access refreed indexed journal, published quarterly in January, April, July and October. The articles to be submitted should be in English or Turkish. Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies welcomes articles from different institutions and countries. All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies is sent to the referees after the initial review of the editorial board with respect to formatting and content. Manuscripts must be submitted in accordance with the style of writing specified in the book of “The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition).

The journal is published only online version. It invites research papers on various research themes relevant to accounting, finance and auditing. The journal is interested in publishing research papers that provide sound and clear theoretical insights with practical implications for the accounting, finance and auditing well being. As per the title of the journal, it calls for papers on any accounting, finance or auditing topic that challenges the traditional wisdom of the readers.

The journal attracts the attention of not only researchers and academicians but also academic institutes, Managers, Consultants, Directors, Trainers, HR Managers, Line Managers, Performance Managers, Operations Managers, Finance Managers, Chief Executive Officers and above all the students in Accounting, Finance and Auditing Discipline.


Istanbul Business Academy

(IBA Eğitim ve Danışmanlık Hizmetleri Anonim Şirketi)


Copyrights for articles published in JAFAS are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author’s responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.

Open Access

Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies (JAFAS) publishes all articles under the open access model, defined under Budapest, Berlin and Bethesda open access declarations. The full content of the articles published by JAFAS is freely available for  anyone to read, download, print, use, re-use and build upon. The published articles are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction, free of charge, in any medium, provided that the original author(s) and original Publisher are given due credit. The copyright of the published work is retained by the authors. JAFAS will always provide free access to all the articles published without any obligations or restrictions, to all readers, in any part of the world.

Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism can ocur in two forms: 1) author(s) intentionally copy someone elses work and claim it as their own, or 2) author(s) copy her or his own previously published material either in full or in part, wihthout providing appopriate references – also called as “self-plagiarism” or “duplicate publication”.

Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies (JAFAS) will judge any case of plagiarism on its own merits. If plagiarism is detected, either by the editors, peer reviewers or editorial staff at any stage before publication of a manuscript –before or after acceptance, during editing or at page proof stage, we will alert the author(s), asking her or him to either rewrite the text or quote the text exactly and to cite the original source. If the plagiarism is extensive-that is, if at least 25% of the original submission is plagiarized-the article may be rejected and the author’s institution/employer notified.

Every manuscript submitted for publication is checked for plagiarism after submission and before being sent to an editor for editorial review. JAFAS uses iThenticate to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscript.

Publication Fee

– 750 TRY for the studies, prepared in Turkish
– 50 USD for the studies, prepared in English





Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)

Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI)

Cite Factor

International Scientific Indexing (ISI)

Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI)

Research Bible

Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI)

Scientific Indexing Services (SIS)


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet GÖKGÖZ


Web Adress



Mansuroğlu Mah. 288/4 Sok.

No:10, Daire: 41

Kahyaoğlu Plaza

Bayraklı – İZMİR


Creative Commons License
JAFAS is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.