Publishing Guidelines

  1. The journal publishes research in Arabic, English, and French.

  2. The manuscript words count should be ranged between a minimum of 6000 words and a maximum of 8000 words, including abstract, tables, bibliography, footnotes, and endnotes.

  3. The manuscript should adhere to the following order: title page, abstract, keywords, research text, appendices (as appropriate), bibliography, and tables and figures.

  4. The title should be in Arabic and English.

  5. The abstract should be in Arabic and English and should not exceed 300 words.

  6. The keywords should not be less than five keywords and should be in Arabic and English.

  7. References are indicated within the text by a footnote. The bibliography should be placed at the end of the manuscript.

  8. The footnotes and references in the bibliography should follow a consistent and consecutive numbering: 1, 2, 3... (without parentheses).

  9. The referencing style should follow the Modern Language Association (MLA) format.

  10. Single quotation marks should be used for citations, except for a “citation” inserted within a “citation” where double quotation marks should be used.

  11. The researcher should include his/her name and affiliation in Arabic and English in the research cover page. In addition, he/she should include his/her postal address, phone number(s) and e-mail address(es).

  12. For more than one author, the names and affiliations of the co-authors should be also included in the research cover page.

  13. A brief biography note for each research of a maximum of 200 words should be provided.

  14. The numbering of all the tables and figures should be consecutive (for example: Table No. 1, Figure No. 1). In case of multiple numbering divisions, each division should be classified (for example Figure 1 (A), Figure 1 (B).

  15. The captions of the figures should be descriptive, such as: Figure 1, Figure 2.

  16. To learn more about copyright and intellectual property, please visit the website of the Committee on Publication Ethics through the following link:

  17. For the reproduction of materials and copyrights including data, audio, video, film clips, and photos, please visit the following link:

Text Specifications

The text font should be in Times New Roman font 12, line spacing 1.15.

Footnotes Specifications

The footnotes font should be in Times New Roman 11.

General Guidelines

The submitted research papers are published after being reviewed and accepted for publication.

The data and opinions appearing in the articles are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the College of Arts and Sciences or Qatar University Press.