The GAU Journal of Social and Applied Science (ISSNs: 1305-9130) is the official journal of Girne American University. The journal publishes original articles on current research and reviews in social and applied science. The journal is an open access peer review journal that aims to promote and disseminate knowledge in the social and applied science. Articles are accepted and published in English and Turkish from all the fields which have insightful and relevant comments to make about the social sciences, including business, economics, law, finance, political science, architecture, sociology, engineering, humanities, languages and education, international relations, and sociology. The journal is published both in print and online versions. The review process in the GAU Journal of Social and Applied Science is very fast. The processing period is not more than a mouth.