Author Guidelines







In their submission process, authors are invited 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. 

  • Paper is written in English, clearly and grammatically correct. For the non-native authors we recommend a professional translation;
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration. All submissions will be checked on the Turnitin plagiarism detection software. 
  • The file format is Word. 
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines
  • In particular, you have thoroughly checked that you have completed the references in the correct manner. 
  • You have respected a recommended word limit: 8,000 to 9,000 words for research articles; up to 1,800 words for book reviews. 
  • Please ensure all information for any co-authors is also uploaded to the metadata.  
  • This is your own original work. 


Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Journal of Global Politics and Current Diplomacy will be reviewed.

In order to facilitate the editing work, and since corrections to the paper cannot be undertaken by the Reviewers, Editors and/or the Publisher, the authors are kindly invited to consider the following instructions:


Part A: The paper information

[Part A will not be submitted to our peer-reviewers]
Numbering the pages

Each paper will begin with two pages (according to the model below) which will comprise information about the author and the abstract of the paper. These pages will not be numbered.

The page “i” – Title page

The title should be: one or two lines long, centred, 12 point Times New Roman. Below the title, centred, the author’s name should be placed. Insert the symbol * for Footnote to give details about the authors: names, affiliation, address, email.

This is the title of the paper

Name of the author (s)*

[in footnote] *Author’s name, affiliation, address, email

The page “ii” – Abstract page


The word Abstract is centered on the first line of typing. The paper should include an abstract of 120-150 words, as one block paragraph, typed in font size 12; double line spaced. The abstract should refer to the aim of the paper, methodology, results/findings and main conclusions/implications/lessons.


Please type 5-8 keywords as main terms for indexing (and JEL classification, if applicable).


Part B: The paper content

[Part B only will be submitted to our peer-reviewers]

The page no 1 is the beginning of the main text. The page starts with the title of the paper (centered, double-spaced, without author’s name).

The structure of the paper must be as follows

1. Headings (centered)

1.1. Sub-headings

Please leave one empty line before every heading.

Tables and Figures (graphs, charts, pictures)

Illustrations should be preferably included in a text as objects. They should be consecutively numbered in Arabic numerals with the heading always above the table or figure; they should be typed in bold font 12, single line spacing and the source beneath, also single line spacing. Figures must not contain colors. Please leave one line empty before and after every illustration and/or table.

Table1: table title

Source: …..

Figure 1: this is the first figure

Graph 1: This is the first graph

Conclusions/Concluding remarks/Main findings.

References – References and citations should be consistent to SAGE Harvard guideline.


Do not forget to open our Ethics and Malpractice Statement.