Please note that the initial review process can take from 2 to 3 months from the time of submission. If a manuscript must be revised, the second review may take an additional 1 to 2 months from the time of resubmission.
The submission must be original and not a revision or restatement of extant research in the field.
The submission must not have been previously published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere.
The submission must include an abstract summarizing the manuscript, with a maximum of 250 words.
The submission must conform to the APA style guidelines.
Authors may use British or American spelling, but they must be consistent.
All quoted material must be cited in text and in a reference list.
Paper Format and Other Points for the Submission Guidelines for Iranian Journal of English for Academic Purposes
1. The paper should start with an introduction and end with conclusions/recommendations (optional). The introduction should end with the structure of the paper. Acknowledgement, References, along with notes and a list of abbreviations if any, should be presented at the end of each paper.
2. The papers should not exceed 15 pages (up to 8,000 words), should be ready for CD-ROM copying and formatted to the following guidelines: printed in MS word; page size: A4 (210 x 297); font: Times New Roman; font size, 12pt; line spacing: 1.0 (single spacing); paragraph spacing: 6 pt; margins 2.5 cm (1 inch). The graphs, figures, tables, diagrams and pictures should be clear and accessible and should be incorporated into the text. Sources should be acknowledged below the tables and figures.
3. Document Text Layout
a) Title (font size 16, centred, bold)
b) Name and family name of the author(s)and positions (font size 14 centred, in italics)
c) Organization and e-mail address (font size 14, centred, italics)
d) Abstract: Maximum length, not more than 250 words (font 12, italics)
e) Key words: 4 to 10 words
f) Text: font size 12
g) Headings (font size 14, bold)
h) Sub-headings (font size 12, bold)
i) Table titles (font size 12) should be placed on top (of each table) and should be numbered (text font size 11)
j) Figure titles (font size 12) should be placed at the bottom (of each Figure) and should be numbered (text font size 11)
k) Appendices should have titles (font size 12) and labelled as Appendix A, Appendix B etc. (text font size 11)
l) The last page should contain the author(s) half-a page c.v. indicating qualifications, work experiences and specializations, membership in organizations, publications and awards and (optional) a 2x2 scanned picture (coloured with white background)