Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Facta Universitatis, Series: Medicine and Biology (FU Med Bio) is a peer reviewed journal in the field of Medicine and Robotics. The journal is published issues by the University of Niš since 2008. All papers will be blind reviewed. Accepted papers will be available on line (free access) and in printed version. No publication fee.

The journal publishes original papers in the field of Medicine and Biology which covers, but not limited to the following scope:

  • Abdominal surgery,
  • Advanced implantology,
  • Anatomy,
  • Anesthesiology,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Biology,
  • Biomedical engineering,
  • Cardiac surgery,
  • Cardiology,
  • Cosmetic surgery,
  • Cytology,
  • Dental medicine,
  • Dermatovenereology,
  • Diagnostic procedures in medicine,
  • Drug delivery,
  • Embryology,
  • Emergency medicine,
  • Endocrinology,
  • Experimental medicine,
  • Forensic medicine,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • General practice,
  • Genetics,
  • Gynecology and obstetrics,
  • Hematology,
  • Histology,
  • Hygiene,
  • Immunology,
  • Infectious diseases,
  • Laboratory medicine,
  • Maxillofacial surgery,
  • Microbiology,
  • Nanomedicine,
  • Nephrology,
  • Neurology,
  • Neurosurgery,
  • Nuclear medicine,
  • Nutrition,
  • Occupational medicine,
  • Oncology,
  • Ophthalmology,
  • Oral medicine,
  • Oral surgery,
  • Orthopedics,
  • Otorhinolaryngology,
  • Pathology,
  • Pathophysiology,
  • Pediatric medicine,
  • Pediatric stomatology and dentistry,
  • Pediatric surgery,
  • Pharmaceutical science,
  • Physiotherapy,
  • Physiology,
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery,
  • Preventive medicine,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Radiology,
  • Rheumatology,
  • Sports injury,
  • Statistics in medicine,
  • Thoracic surgery,
  • Toxicology and applied pharmacology,
  • Urology,
  • Vascular surgery.



Section Policies

Review Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Opinion Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts are subject to peer review and are expected to meet standards of academic excellence. Submissions will be considered by an editor and “if not rejected right away” by peer-reviewers, whose identities will remain anonymous to the authors.

Proofs. Upon acceptance, the manuscripts will be forwarded promptly to the printer. Galley proofs will be sent to the corresponding author for final corrections.


Open Access Policy

FACTA UNIVERSITATIS, Series Medicine and Biology is an Open Access Journal in accordance with the Berlin Declaration. All articles can be downloaded free of charge for personal, educational and scientific purposes (Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-ND).

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.


Publication frequency

FU Med Biol is published (minimally) two times a year.

Indexing: The journal FU Med Biol is indexed with M52.



Authors must obtain permission to reproduce any copyright material, and include an acknowledgement of the source in their paper. Authors should be aware that the unreferenced use of the published articles, writing or illustrations of others, from whatever source, or submission of a complete paper under “new” authorship in the same or a different language, constitutes plagiarism.