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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it send to another journal for consideration. In case of doubt, please contact the editors.

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, og RTF file format.

  • The text does not exceed 15 pages/33,000 characters (spaces included). If this is exceeded, please contact the editors.

  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

  • Formatting

    Title: Short and precise. Descriptive subtitles are fine. Avoid footnotes in the title

    Abstract: Please provide an English abstract of no more than 200 words.

    Keywords: Please provide approx. 5 keywords for indexing of the article.

    Section headlines: Please use short and precise headlines and avoid footnotes in the headlines. Please use descriptive headlines and not just ”structural” headlines like ’theory’, ’analysis’, ’conclusion’.

    Headline levels: Please restrict yourself to no more than three hierarchical levels.

    References: Please use a consistent system for references (see e.g. In-text citations are given in parenthesis, not e.g. as footnotes. Please provide page numbers where appropriate.

    Quotes: Shorter quotes are set in the running text and marked with ” ”. Longer quotes (longer than approx. three lines) are set in their own separate paragraph with a blank line above and below.

    Tables and figures: All tables and figures must be numbered. When referring to tables and figures, please use these numbers, e.g. ”In table 5 we see…”. Table titles are given centered above the table. Figure titles are given centered below the figure.

    Endnotes: Please use endnotes, not footnotes.

  • Author bio: Please provide a short description of the author(s) (2-3 sentences). Please state your institution, your field of study and, if you wish, a little bit about your research interests.

    E-mail address: Please provide e-mail addresses to allow readers to get in touch, preferably both university e-mail address and private e-mail address.

Author Guidelines

Contributions are send as plain text files, e.g. in MS Word. Number headlines to give the hierarchical order of them.

We have deadlines for contributions twice per year, 1 March and 1 September. Manuscripts can be submitted outside of these deadlines and you are always welcome to contact the editors, but the editorial work will be organized around two yearly deadlines.

We aim to meet the following deadlines:

Deadlines concerning the spring issue:

  • 1 March: Author submits manuscript
  • 20 March: Comments from the editors
  • 20  April: Author submits revised version
  • 1 May: Comments from editors
  • 15 May: Proof reading
  • 1 June: Publish

Deadlines concerning the fall issue:

  • 1 September: Author submits manuscript
  • 20 September: Comments from the editors
  • 20  October: Author submits revised version
  • 1 November: Comments from editors
  • 15 November: Proof reading
  • 1 December: Publish


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