Submission Guidelines and Peer Review Process

Authors interested in publishing their works with UJMR are required to log in (pre-existing users) or register (for new users) their account on the journal website. Using the journal online submission platform, three (3) separate attachments are required to be uploaded at the onset of the submissions:

1) Attachment 1: a document containing the Manuscript title, authors' names, affiliations and other information (ORCID IDs and the corresponding authors' email).

(2) Attachment 2: Main manuscript (without the Authors' names and their affiliations/information).

(3) Attachment 3: Copy of evidence of payment (of the manuscript processing fee of 5,000 naira). Manuscripts not accompanied by processing fees will not be processed.

 Any difficulty or issue of concern can also be forwarded to the journal’s email via

Peer Review Process

Articles Submitted to UJMR will be pre-screened by the editorial board for suitability. Articles found suitable will be peer-reviewed by at least two (2) different reviewers to ensure a high standard. The decision to accept an article for publication will be based on the comments/recommendations of the reviewers. Upon acceptance of the article for publication, the corresponding author must pay a publication fee of N15,000.00 (within Nigeria) or 15 USD (outside Nigeria).


Payment of Fees

Payments for the article processing and publication fee should be made in the following account only:

  • Account Name:     UMYU Journal of Microbiology Research (UJMR)
  • Bank name:           United Bank of Africa (UBA).
  • Account Number: 2099599544

We recommend reviewing the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies and the Author Guidelines.


  • Call for papers.
  • Article submission via the journal’s website submission portal or as email to the journal’s email address.
  • Processing/screening of received manuscripts at the editorial level.
  • Manuscripts that meet the journal standard are sent for peer review, otherwise, rejected manuscripts at the editorial level are sent back to the authors.
  • The editorial board awaits the decision of the panel of reviewers
  • Acceptance letter is communicated to corresponding authors for articles that were accepted after peer review.
  • Authors are given at most two weeks to submit back corrected copies.
  • Corrections made by the authors are ascertained (vetted).
  • Papers are sent to the press for publication.
  • Galley proofs are sent to the corresponding authors.
  • Final published copies are released online and in hard copies.