Please read the submission guidelines below before submitting your paper.

Note! We only publish manuscripts which meet the aims and scope of The Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism and which have passed through the double blind peer review process.

There are no fees attached to publishing with us. 

What we publish

Journal Policies

Preparation of Manuscript

Submission of Manuscript

Further information

  1. What we publish

1.1. Aims and Scope

Before you submit your paper, please ensure that you have read the aims and scope of the journal

1.3 Deadline

The next submission deadline is  11th September 2023.

1.2 Article Types and Word Count.

Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism publishes original research in the form of scientific articles, short essays and book reviews on populism and populism-related themes. Papers should not have been published already nor should they be under consideration elsewhere.

Scientific articles (between 6,000 – 8,000 words including footnotes)
Book reviews (between 1,000-2,000 words including footnotes)
Short essays (2,000-3,000 words)

  1. Journal Policies

2.1 Peer Review Policy

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism conducts a double blind peer review process. Each manuscript is reviewed by at least two referees. All manuscripts are reviewed as promptly as possible and a decision will be reached within 4-6 weeks of submission.

2.3 Funding

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism requires all authors to acknowledge any funding used for the development of the manuscript.

2.5 Publication Ethics

Authors are kindly advised to refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics’ International Standards for Authors.

2.7 Contributor's Publishing Agreement

Before publication, the author will be required to sign a Publishing Agreement with the University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (the publisher). This agreement provides that the author retains copyright of the work, but grants the publisher the sole and exclusive right to publish the work for the full legal term of copyright.

2.2 Authorship and Acknowledgements

All parties who have made a substantive contribution to the article should be listed as authors.
All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship, but have provided support for the article, should be acknowledged.

2.4 Declaration of Conflicting Interests

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism kindly advises authors to include a declaration of any conflicting interests.

2.6 Plagiarism

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism takes the issue of plagiarism seriously. Submitted articles may be checked with the necessary software.

2.8 Open Access

All published submissions are open access.
  1. Preparation of Manuscript

4.1 Formatting

All submissions must be in word format.

4.3 Manuscript Details

Submissions must be in English (UK). Each submission should include:

  1. Title of paper, date and word count (including footnotes/endnotes where relevant)
  2. Author’s full name, affiliation, institutional and email address (on a separate page)
  3. An abstract of 150 words
  4. A list of 5 to 8 key words
  5. ORCID number. If you do not already have an ORCID ID, please follow this link to create one.

4.2 Reference Style

Submissions must adhere to the Harvard Referencing System. All submissions in the field of Law must adhere to the OSCOLA Referencing System.

  1. Submission of Manuscript.

Submission of Manuscript.

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  1. Further information

Further information

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