Journal of Identity and Migration Studies
Research Centre on Identity and Migration Issues, University of Oradea, Romania
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Guidelines for authors
Please find below the standard requirements that have to be fulfilled in order to accept a paper for publication:
  • The ideal length of an article (written in English) is from 4 000 to 8 000 words, including a 200-word abstract in English, keywords, and a very brief autobiographical note or resume of the author(s);
  • The number of bibliographic references should be within reasonable limits;
  • The inclusion of tables, charts or figures is welcome in support of the scientific argumentation;
  • All articles should be presented in Microsoft Office Word format, Times New Roman, 12,  at 1.5 lines, and will be sent to the e-mail address and a copy to mentioning "Manuscript Submission: [TITLE OF ARTICLE]";
  • Book reviews are welcome to be published in JIMS, but no longer than 2000 words;
  • Contributions are welcome at any time of the year and will be considered for the next issues;
  • The editors reserve the right to edit the articles or to modify/eliminate some fragments, observing the original sense;
  • The extensive use of a too technical language or mathematic formulae should be avoided;
  • Footnotes (no endnotes);
  • References and bibliography (Chicago Manual of Style);
  • Along with the manuscript author(s) should submit a Declaration of Authenticity/Originality.
There are no article submission and processing charges.
The journal actively checks for plagiarism. All submitted articles are checked with plagiarism detector software.
Footnote example: David Howarth, “Discourse Theory” in Discourse Theory in European Politics: Identity, Policy and Governance, ed. David Howarth and Jacob Torfing (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), 23.
Reference example: Foucault, Michel, Discipline and Punish: the Birth of the Prison. London: Penguin Books, 1991.
For detailed information regarding the submission requirements, see Guidelines for Submission (pdf)