Instructions for authors


 Thank you for choosing to submit your article to us. These instructions will ensure we have everything required so your article can move through peer review, production and publication smoothly.

Word Limits

A typical research article for this journal should be between 6000 and 8000 words, inclusive of tables and references.

Policy commentaries should not exceed 2,000 words and book reviews 1,500 words.

Style Guidelines

Please use British English consistently throughout your manuscript.


Your article should be compiled in the following order: title page; abstract (200 words); 3-6 keywords; main text introduction, materials and methods, results; acknowledgements; declaration of interest statement; references; appendices (as appropriate).

The introduction should contain the description of the problem, basic concepts, frame of issues, provide the goal of the research and focus on reviewing the literature on the issue. Subsequent chapters should further elaborate on what is the thrust of the undertaken research to prove (or disapprove) the basic premise. The paper should close with conclusions, which should tie together the views presented in the previous sections of the work.


Contributors are asked to provide a single-spaced version of their manuscript as one file e-mail attachment in Microsoft Office format. A margin on all sides of 2,5 cm should be applied for the entire document.

Title - Arial 20.

Abstract text: Times New Roman 10.

Chapters and paragraphs:

1. level – Arial 16.

1.1. level – Arial 12 Bold.

1.1.1. level – Arial 12.

Body Text: Times New Roman 12, Single space.

Tables: Title above the table. Table 1. Times New Roman 10 Bold.

Figures: Title beneath the figure. Figure 1. Times New Roman 10 Bold.


The authors are requested to follow the APA (American Psychological Association) referencing style in the manuscripts. For more details, please check:

A list of references should be provided at the end of the manuscript, generally arranged in alphabetical order and called “LIST OF REFERENCES”.

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