Instructions for authors

All manuscripts submitted to our journal must be original research and must meet our guidelines with respect to scope. If the article is suitable, the editor will sent out for peer review. The editors team, based on the reviews received will recommend the manuscript for final decision to editorial board. The articles will be published just after rigorous peer review, anonymous refereeing by independent expert referees, members of editorial board and revision by article authors when required.

Please read carefully the guidelines below before completing and submitting your articles. The texts submitted for review shall be written in Romanian or a language of international circulation in academia (English, French, German). Submissions in Russian will also be accepted, provided that the texts in question fit into the journal’s profile. The texts shall not exceed 60,000 characters in length. They shall be submitted as MS Word attachments (Times New Roman, 12 pct, one-and-one-half times of single line spaced). The format of the footnotes will follow the same model (except for the 10 pct size). The footnotes and the bibliography will follow the norms and guidelines of the CNAA:

The submitted texts shall be preceded by a short abstract (not exceeding 200 words) and the main keywords. The texts submitted in Romanian shall be accompanied by an Romanian and English-language summary that will not exceed 4,000 characters.

The number and size of the graphs or equivalent figures accompanying the text shall not exceed 5 pages. The Cyrillic titles and citations in Slavic languages will be transliterated according to the existing customary rules (for English, see the modified Library of Congress system).

The submitted texts that include figures or illustrations should be accompanied by a complete list of illustrations, indicating the source or the author of the image. The list of illustrations should be translated into the same foreign language as the summary (i.e., English). The illustrations or figures shall be submitted in the appropriate electronic format (i.e.,  jpg. 300 dpi resolution for images and 1200 dpi for drawings).

Author’s personal data and short bio: The submitted text should include the full name of the author, her/his institutional affiliation, the current mailing address and e-mail, as well as a short bio, detailing her/his research interests and recent publications.


PSPSW strongly condemn and discourage practice of plagiarism. All received manuscripts have to pass through ‘Plagiarism Detection Software’ test before forwarding for peer review.

All materials submitted to the editorial office are tested in the free system of antiplagiat (