Author guidelines


Journal indexed in EBSCO Publishing


The Journal (Print ISSN 2065-2119, Electronic ISSN 2065-2127) aims to be a forum for the latest results in medical research. The journal is open to research groups all over the world and mostly welcomes scientific papers from groups involving young researchers and Ph.D. students.

Only original papers are accepted. The submission language is English. 

Submission of papers

The manuscript in Microsoft word format (.doc/.docx) will be uploaded in electronic format on the platform of the journal Bulletin of the Transylvania University of Brasov Series VI: Medical Sciences at Note that editable files are required for processing in production.

Legal requirements

The entire responsibility for the content, data accuracy, and references pertains to the author(s). The author(s) has/have to obtain the right to make use of any material undergoing copyright protection.

The content and the opinions submitted in the published articles are understood as individual expressions pertaining to the author(s) and not to the editors of the journal.

The author(s) are encouraged to transfer the copyright of the article to the publisher upon acceptance of an article by the journal, using the assignment of Copyright agreement The transfer of copyright from author to publisher must be clearly stated in writing to enable the publisher to assure maximum dissemination of the author’s work.

Review Process

All manuscripts are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board of Researchers or qualified outside reviewers. The reviewers’ comments will be returned to the authors. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision.

Page charge

There is no charge per printed page.

Manuscript  preparation

A person may participate, within a volume, with a single paper either as the first author or as co-author. The Ph.D. coordinators may be co-authors for several papers of their doctoral students if they contributed to their development.

The paper will be written in English, using Calibri (Microsoft Word). We strongly advise using the template ( and inserting the text of the paper directly within the file.

There will be used the format A4 (210 mm x 297 mm), the limits of the printing zone being set using „Page setup”: margins: upwards - 5 cm, downwards, left, right - 3.5 cm; heading - 4 cm; foot margin - 0 cm; „Different” first page; „Different” pages even and uneven. The paper will be drawn up in two columns, with a width of 67.5 mm, separated through a space of 5 mm. Exceptions are the title of the paper, the authors and their affiliation, the abstract, and the keywords, which will be drawn along the page.

The article, inclusively the tables and the figures, should be 6-10 pages, an even number of pages being compulsory. The last page will be filled with at least 70%.

There is recommended to divide the paper into the following chapters: Introduction, Material, and Methods, Results and Discussions, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, and References.

The manuscripts not respecting the template will be rejected without review.

Editors reserve the right to adjust the style to certain standards of uniformity.

Title - a brief phrase describing the contents of the paper; the Title Page should include the authors' full names and affiliations

 Abstract - the abstract of the paper will consist of 10...15 lines, briefly presenting the topic, stating the scope of the research, indicating significant data, and pointing out major findings and conclusions. Please minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract.

 Keywords - there will be written 3…5 significant keywords (or groups of words).

 Introduction - states the objectives of the work and provides an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

 Material and methods - provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.

 Results and Discussion - results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work.

 Conclusions - should interpret the findings in view of the results obtained in this and in past studies on this topic. State the conclusions in a few sentences at the end of the paper.

 The Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc should be brief.

 References - References should be in Vancouver style and appear as consecutive, framed within square brackets [1], [2], [3]… in the text, and should be listed in numerical order, and in the same order in which they are cited in the text at the end of the article. All references have to be quoted in the text. If a DOI has been assigned to the journal articles that are cited, authors should include this after the page number for the article. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided. Authors are encouraged to quote papers published in the previous editions of BUT.

 Figures must be submitted in either .jpg or .tiff format with a very good resolution. Figures and Tables must be embedded in the text.

The following instructions for authors will guide authors stepwise through the submission process.

Instructions for Authors

Paper Template

Copyright Agreement