Approval of Ethics Committee

In the social sciences, the Committee of Ethics is a committee that evaluates research proposals with the aim of protecting human rights before, during and after the research, preventing them from harm, and obtaining informed consent.This committee provides an approval and document this approval as an official record by reviewing the methods of researches.

  • Approval of Ethics Committee should be submitted for all manuscripts.
  • For the manuscript that does not require the Approval of Ethics Committee, researchers should also submit the official document showing that they do not require this approval given by the Committee of Ethics.
  • Researchers who are not affiliated with any institution should apply to the Committee of Ethics of the universities in their provinces before the data collection process of their research.
  • For the manuscript derived from theses and dissertations, it is sufficient to submit the Approval of Ethics Committee received for the thesis or dissertations. A separate Approval of Ethics Committee document is not expected for these manuscripts.