About Us

The Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP (CISR) operates as an independent academic publisher, overseeing the dissemination of scholarly knowledge through its two international scientific research journals:

As a purveyor of rigorous academic inquiry, CISR diligently adheres to internationally recognized standards of scholarly scrutiny, ensuring that the published articles undergo a comprehensive double-blind review process by subject-matter experts. These publications serve as esteemed conduits for disseminating novel research findings, fostering intellectual discourse, and contributing to advancing knowledge in the fields of tourism, services, and entrepreneurial studies.

The journals are published in cooperation with the following international partners, including:

  • Pan-European University in Prague, Czech Republic (JOTS, IJEK)
  • School of Business and Administration of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal (JOTS, IJEK)
  • Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina, Slovakia (IJEK)
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Hungary (JOTS, IJEK)
  • University of Debrecen Faculty of Economics and Business, Hungary (JOTS, IJEK)
  • Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Faculty of Economics and Tourism, Croatia (JOTS)

Ethics policy

CISR is committed to meeting high standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. 

The Editorial Boards of the journals, editorial offices, and reviewers’ teams are doing their best to duly follow the Guidelines on good publication practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in all editorial proceedings. We strongly recommend to all our current and potential authors, prior to submitting the text for blind review, to visit this site and get acquainted with the internationally acknowledged rules and best practices: www.publicationethics.org

We expect that all parties involved in the act of publishing will present ethical behavior conformed with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and other Guidelines approved by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Editorial Boards of our journals follow the rules on academic writing and academic ethics, according to the work by Miguel Roig (2003, 2006): Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing, available online at https://ori.hhs.gov

 How to raise a concern

Anyone who believes that research published by CISR has not been carried out in line with the Guidelines on good publication practice and Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing should raise their concerns with the relevant editor, or email publisher@cisrvv.cz

Invoicing: The Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP (CISR) does not have a legal personality. All invoicing questions are handled by the parent company Go Study, s.r.o.

Authors’, Reviewers’, Editors’ and the editing team’ duties and responsibilities are described at the journals’ websites: