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NKR, the North Korean Review, is committed to meeting high standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. These guidelines outline the publishing ethics responsibilities of the North Korean Review, authors, peer reviewers and editors.

Read our Publication Ethics Guidelines Here


NKR strives to conform to the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors as laid out by the Committee on Publication Ethics.  All submissions undergo double blind peer review by at least two outside reviewers.  The peer review process takes between six weeks and three months to complete.  Authors should ensure any submission has not been previously published in other publications.

How to register a concern

Those with concerns that the research published in NKR has not conformed to these principles should submit their concerns to NKR at and the appropriate action will be taken in accordance with the regulations in the Ethics Guidelines linked above.

Submission Deadlines

15 DEC

Submission for the Spring Issue

31 MAR

Publication of the Spring Issue

15 JUN

Submission for the Fall Issue

30 SEP

Publication of the Fall Issue

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