About Journal

Publisher  Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Date of First Publication July 2022
Member of The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
Plagiarism screening iThenticate
Review time 65 days
Frequency Quarterly 
Open access Yes
Licensed by CC BY 4.0
Policy Duble blind peer-reviewed
Article Processing Charges No
Indexed and Abstracted Yes
Language English
Contact email jstinp@um.ac.ir

Journal History

Journal of Systems Thinking in Practice (JSTINP) is an  scientific, and open access journal in English. The publication license was received on 2022/01/17. This journal is published Quarterly under the license of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY) by the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran since 2022. The journal of systems thinking in practice has cooperated with the Iranian Scientific Association of Industrial Management since April 2022.

JSTINP publishes original scientific research, not published before or under consideration elsewhere, in the broad areas of studies, systems thinking, system dynamics, optimal control, simulation, soft operations research, systems Engineering and information systems. Publications will be in one of these formats:

*Research Articles 
*Review Articles

Peer Review

A double-blind peer-reviewing system is used to assure the quality of the publication.

Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


  • Copyright on any open access article in JSTINP, published by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is retained by the author(s).


The journal is fully compliant with open access mandates, by publishing its articles under "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0).

Publication charges and discount policy
There are no submission fees, article processing charges (APCs), publication fees or page charges for this journal. Therefore, the journal does not have any discount policy.

Digital Preservation Policy

Website Archiving

All of our electronic contents (website, manuscripts, etc.) are archived in two different ways. The PDF format of the Journal’s content is online accessible to the readers from our main server. While a copy of the same content is kept as a backup on another server. In case of any content failure it can be made it re-available online within less than 24-36 hours from our backup server.

Moreover, every published issue of the journal is sent to the following database: [Internet Archive ](since 2022) & Iran Scientific Journals System]

Therefore, the content can be accessed at any time even in the absence of website operation.


Authors may archive the final published version of their articles in personal or institutional repositories immediately after publication.


This Journal does not accept any advertising.

Direct marketing

There are no direct marketing activities in this journal.

Paper Plagiarism Checker

We are using iThenticate to prevent plagiarism and to ensure the originality of our submitted manuscripts. All articles before sending to the reviewers are checked for any similarity, and if the percentage of similarity is more than 20%, the article will be withdrawn from the review process.

Privacy Statement

The Names and Email addresses entered in this journal’s website will be used exclusively for the purposes of publishing the Journal and will not be available to any other person or organization.

Journal's revenue

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad as the publisher of the journal, supports it for each published issue by paying a defined budget according to its published annual rank in Portal of Scientific Journals of Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The allocated budget includes those pertaining to setup and maintenance of the publication infrastructure, routine operation of the Journal, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving.