Peer Review Process

The Peer Review Process for the Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University (FAJSWU) is designed to uphold the highest standards of academic rigor and integrity.

Manuscript Submission

  • Authors are required to register and submit their manuscripts through the ThaiJO system, which can be accessed here.

Initial Editorial Review (within 7-14 working days)

  • The editor or journal coordinator conducts an initial assessment of the manuscript to ensure it aligns with the journal's scope, adheres to formatting guidelines, and follows the proper referencing style.
  • If revisions are necessary, authors will be notified within 7-14 working days.

Double-Blind Peer Review (within 1-2 months)

  • Manuscripts that meet the initial criteria are forwarded to at least three independent experts from various institutions, ensuring they are not affiliated with the same institution as the authors, for a double-blind peer review.
  • Reviewers evaluate the manuscript's originality, significance, methodology, clarity, and overall contribution to the field.

Editorial Decision and Author Notification (within 7-14 working days)

  • Based on the reviewers' feedback, the editor will make a decision to accept, reject, or request major or minor revisions.
  • Authors will be informed of the editorial decision via email.

Revision and Resubmission (if required)

  • Authors are given 7-14 working days to revise their manuscript in accordance with the reviewers' comments.
  • Revised manuscripts must be resubmitted to the editorial team for further evaluation.

Proofreading by Assistant Editors/Journal Coordinator

  • The assistant editors or journal coordinator will proofread the revised manuscript to ensure it adheres to the comments made by the peer reviewers. This includes checking the article's structure, language use, spelling, grammar, and referencing style to meet the journal's standards.

Acceptance Letter

  • Upon final approval, the editor-in-chief or editor will send an acceptance letter to the author(s) via email within 7-14 working days.

Copy-Editing and Proofreading

  • Accepted manuscripts undergo a thorough copy-editing process to ensure clarity, consistency, and adherence to the journal's style guidelines.
  • Authors may be requested to address any final issues identified during this stage.


  • Final manuscripts are published online in the Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University (FAJSWU), and are accessible through ThaiJO.

Additional Information

  • Reviewer Selection: Reviewers are selected based on their expertise and experience in the relevant field, with careful consideration of potential conflicts of interest.
  • Confidentiality: All reviewer comments and author identities are kept confidential throughout the review process.
  • Ethical Considerations: The journal adheres to ethical guidelines for peer review, as outlined by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
  • Timelines: The journal aims to complete the peer review process within a reasonable timeframe, typically within two months of initial submission.
  • Author Appeals: Authors have the right to appeal editorial decisions if they have concerns about the review process or the decision made.
  • Notification to Authors: We would like to inform all authors that the peer review process for our journal typically takes approximately 3-6 months. The primary means of communication with authors will be through the email address you have registered with our journal and/or the phone number you have provided to the journal coordinator.

Commitment to Quality and Transparency
FAJSWU is committed to maintaining a rigorous and transparent peer review process that aligns with current academic standards. This commitment ensures the quality, integrity, and credibility of the research published in our journal.