Thank you for choosing to submit your paper to us. We ensure that being under expert evaluation, each submission will receive developmental and supportive comments to enhance the article and will be reviewed by one or more specialists in the relevant field. Articles will be added to the volumes and the journal audience will receive e-mails updates to encourage them to the new articles.


Requirements for articles

  • Articles are accepted in English and French. Good English and French spelling and punctuation are preferred. Papers should be written in a third person, impersonal style and any use of ‘I/we’ should be avoided.
  • Articles should not normally exceed 10,000 words. All articles are refereed by acknowledged experts in the subject.
  • Abstracts of approximately 300 words are required for all articles (abstract in English and French is required for articles written in French).
  • Article should include no more than 7 keywords.
  • Articles should be compiled in the following order: title page; abstract; keywords; main text; acknowledgments; appendixes; references.
  • The introduction should clearly define the nature of the problem being considered. The new contribution the paper makes should be identified and situated in relation to the relevant scientific literature and, wherever possible, the practical relevance of its results should be indicated.
  • All the authors of an article should include their full names, affiliations, postal addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses on the cover page of the article. One author should be identified as the corresponding author.
  • Papers are accepted in Microsoft Word; page A4, portrait orientation; margins 2 cm; Times New Roman, 12 pt; line spacing 1.5.
  • For all articles non-discriminatory language is mandatory.
  • Tables should be prepared on separate sheets; they should not be embedded within the text. Each table should have an appropriate caption.
  • All photographs, maps, charts and diagrams should be referred to as “Figures”, and should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are referred to in the text. They should be prepared on separate sheets.
  • Endnotes should be marked clearly in the text at a point of punctuation, and listed consecutively at the end of the paper. They should not be listed at the bottom of each relevant page.
  • The full references should be listed at the end of the paper. They must include the names and initials of all the authors, the year of publication in parentheses, the full title of the article (or book), the full name of the journal, the volume number and pages and, for books, the publisher’s name and city of publication. The references in the text should be done in square brackets (for example, [2; 4; 15]).


Reproduction of copyright material

As an author, you are required to secure permission to reproduce any proprietary text, illustration, table, or other material, and any supplemental material you propose to submit. This applies to direct reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source).