Contributing to the Institute's Journal

Bi-yearly, the Institute for a Greater Europe opens submissions for its policy and research journal, published online and across its chapters all over Europe. 

Theme and Structure

Each edition of the Journal we have a specific theme, the theme of this edition's journal is Renaissance of the Nation State.

We split the Journal into five geographic regions, the regions of Greater Europe, and we will be using them to sort and categorize articles, so make sure there is one clear area we can put your submission under.

Regions:

  • Western Europe and Atlantic

  • Central and Southern Europe

  • Eastern Europe and Russia

  • Eurasia

  • Middle East and North Africa

Types of Publications

We publish two types of articles in our Journal, Research Pieces and Policy Reviews

Policy Reviews: 

  • The piece should identify and analyse the goals of a policy; and gauge how to improve a policy or the method of realising its goals through reviewing and analysing the topic in detail

  • The Policy Reviews must be 2,400 and 2,800 words, discounting references and bibliography

  • Harvard referencing style should be used in the document, with a bibliography at the end relating to embedded references within the piece

Research Pieces:

  • These are interdisciplinary pieces dealing with various considerations on a single topic

  • Research Pieces must be between 2,000 and 2,400 words, not including references or bibliography

  • Harvard referencing style should be used in the document, with a bibliography at the end relating to embedded references within the piece

For the complete editorial guidelines, please refer to our Journal Guidelines here

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Requirement for Publications

Further to the description above, each article must reach the following Criteria:

  • Must fit the theme in some capacity, meaning a clear link between the subject of the article and the Journal's theme

  • A small biography for each author

  • Not older than two years

  • Written in English

  • Includes an abstract of up to 400 words

  • Submitted in .Doc or Docx file (i.e in Word)

  • “Harvard” referencing style, for guide check out here

  • All illustrations (including photos, graphics, graphs, cartoons) should be in gif, png, jpg, or jpeg format.

    • Illustrations must also be submitted with evidence that they are free to use (e.g. it is from copyright-free website, or the contributor has approval from its owner).

How to Submit

fter you have finished the piece, you must submit it via email along with certain criteria

  • Email the submission to the Institute for a Greater Europe's General Email at greatereuropeinstitute@gmail.com

  • Email title must be "Journal Submission - Name"

  • In the Email you should give a brief background of yourself, including your studies, degree and year, or your work

  • Within three weeks of submission, the editorial team will return your piece with feedback and following this, the contributor should review and rewrite the submission based on this feedback

If you have any questions about this, just email us at greatereuropeinstitute@gmail.com

The Deadline for Submissions are the 4th of June

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