JHSS UAV English Română

Author’s guidelines


     JHSS appears on the following dates:

April 30th

October 30th



     Deadline for sending materials:

March 30th

September 30th


     The editorial staff may alter manuscripts wherever necessary to make them conform to the journal’s style. Although we accept papers in German, French, Italian and Spanish, we encourage those written in English. Before submitting the article, the language must be checked by a native speaker.

     The author assumes all responsibility for the ideas expressed in the material published.

     Submission of a manuscript implies:

- that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.

- that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institute where the work has been carried out.

     The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.

     The authors have the obligation to respect all rules concerning the law governing copyright. Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and the online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.


     The manuscript should be prepared according to the following guidelines:


Do not underline, italicize or place your title in quotation marks; write the title in standard capitalization (Title Case), not all capital letters, Times New Roman, size 16, centred. If the article is in another language, the manuscript must include the translation into English of the title and the abstract.


Author’s Name: size 14, Regular, followed by a footnote regarding affiliation and the e-mail address.


No more than 200 words, in English, size 10, Regular.


5-7 words in English, size 10, Regular.


The manuscript must not be longer than 8000 words. Book reviews must not be longer than 3000 words.


Page dimensions: 23,5/16,5; margins: left 1,8 cm; right1,5 cm; top 2,5 cm; bottom 2,2 cm. Do not insert page numbers.

The Font to be used throughout the paper is 11 point, Times New Roman, single spaces.

The abstract, keywords, bibliography, author’s presentation: size 10 Font Regular.

Use Italic Fonts for: the title of books, studies, scientific articles (the Romanian titles are also translated), for isolated foreign words (e.g. volens nolens), the discussed words.

Use quotation marks for: the quotes, a word’s meaning, the names of magazines.

Logos are written Regular without dots (LR, SCL etc.)

Order of Graphic Contrasts: Italic, Bold, Bold Italic. The titles of subchapters are written in Bold.

Bibliographic references are written in the text, e.g. (Paterson, 2008: 44). The paper must be followed by a general bibliography according to International Standard (Nelson, C., Family Ties in Victorian England, Westport, Praeger Publishers, 2007). For Web entries, the medium of publication, day, month, year of consultation must be mentioned.

Explanations and translations of the Romanian text are written as footnotes.

Quotations in the text are placed between quotation marks, long quotations (more than 3 lines) are placed outside the text, size 9, without quotations marks, with white margins, top and bottom.


At the end of the paper, a brief presentation of the author (3-4 lines) will be included, mentioning his/her academic activity (size 10, Regular).



Copyright Notice


All authors must sign the Transfer of Copyright agreement before the article can be published. This transfer agreement enables EDITURA UNIVERSITĂŢII "AUREL VLAICU" ARAD, ROMANIA to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, but does not relinquish the authors' proprietary rights. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, photographic reproductions, microfilm or any other reproductions of similar nature and translations. Authors are responsible for obtaining from the copyright holder permission to reproduce any materials for which copyright exists.




There are neither abstract nor article processing charges for submitted papers.