Aims and Scope

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology is an open access, scientific, peer-reviewed journal in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles of the Academic Association of Geriatrics. It is a double peer-reviewed journal published quarterly in April, August and December electronically. The publication language of the journal is English.

Our mission is to provide practical, timely, and relevant clinical and basic science information to physicians and researchers practicing the geriatrics and gerontology worldwide. Topics of European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology include;


Aging Biology

Alzheimer’s Disease


Bone health in older people

Cell Biology

Clinical Geriatrics

Clinical Geropsychology

Cognitive Disorders

Demography of Older Populations

Dental and Oral Health


Diabetes Mellitus



Drugs & Aging

Experimental Gerontology

Economics of ageing




Geriatric Bioscience

Geriatric Care Management

Geriatric Depression

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Geriatric Gynecology

Geriatric Occupational Therapy

Geriatric Ophthalmology

Geriatric Otolaryngology

Geriatric Pain Management

Geriatric Palliative Care

Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Geriatric Physical Therapy

Geriatric Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychology

Geriatric Rheumatology

Geriatric Trauma

Geriatric Urology

Geriatric Nursing

Geriatric Syndromes



Healthy Aging

Home and Community-Based Services


Long-Term Care



Parkinsons Disease

Parkinsonian syndromes

Pressure Sores

Psychological Gerontology


Sleep Disorders


Social Gerontology

Stroke Medicine

Special features include rapid communication of important timely issues, surgeon’ workshops, interesting case reports, surgical techniques, clinical and basic science review articles, guest editorials, letters to the editor, book reviews, and historical articles in geriatrics and gerontology.

The target audience of the journal includes physicians working in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology and all other health professionals who are interested in these topics.

The editorial and publication process of the European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology is indexed in the TUBITAK/ULAKBIM, EBSCO, Index Copernicus, Gale, ProQuest, J-Gate, CABI, Türk Medline and Turkey Citation Index.

All manuscripts should be submitted through the journal’s web page at Instructions for authors, technical information, and other necessary forms can be accessed over this web page. Authors are responsible for all content of the manuscripts.

Open Access Policy

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.

Author(s) and copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology does not demand any subscription fee, publication fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. Authors use the CC license to transfer the right to use, share or modify their work to third parties. This journal is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) which permits third parties to share the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the apropriate credit to the original work.

Advertisement Policy

Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisement images are published only upon the Editor-in-Chief’s approval.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.

Correspondence Address:

Editor: Zeynel Abidin Öztürk
Zeynel Abidin Öztürk
Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, Gaziantep, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

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