Guidelines for Authors

Language: Contributions can be submitted in English.
Preferred Length of paper: 3000 - 5000 words.

The title page is separate before the text begins. The title page must include:

  • Title: Concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.
  • Author names and affiliations: Please indicate the given name and family name. Present the authors’ affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript immediately after the author’s name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name, and, if available, the e-mail address, and telephone number of each author.
  • Corresponding author: Indicate who is willing to handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. Ensure that telephone numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address.
  • Sponsoring information: If the research is sponsored or supported by an organization, please indicate it.

General Rules

Use the following rules for the text, including abstract, keywords, heading and references.

  • Font: Times New Roman; Font Size: 12 (English)
  • Paragraph Spacing: Above paragraph – 0 pt; Below paragraph – 6 pt
  • Line Spacing: fixed – 12 pt (or double-spaced)
  • Page Margins & Size: One-inch margins on single-sided A4 or 8.5 x 11-inch paper
  • Heading 1: Times New Roman; Size-12; Non-Italic & Bold; for example


  • Heading 2: Times New Roman; Size-12; Italic; for example, 1.1 Research Methods
  • Heading 3: Times New Roman; Size-12; Non-Italic; for example, 1.1.1 Analysis Result
  • Subdivision of the article: Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1., 2., (then 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2), 1.2, etc. (the abstract is not included in section numbering). Use this numbering also for internal cross-referencing: do not just refer to ‘the text.’ Any subsection, ideally, should not be more than 600 words. Authors are urged to write as concisely as possible, but not at the expense of clarity