The Institute for Research and Consultations of the Universum University in Prishtina, Kosovo, invites, professors, scholars, professionals, policymakers, decision makers, researchers and students to submit papers, essays and book reviews for the first Volume of the Universum Journal to be published in September 2007. The Universum Journal is a periodical scientific publication with an interdisciplinary nature and a bilingual structure- Albanian and English, focused mainly, but not only, in public policy. The Universum Journal will be published under the supervision of the Institute for Research and Consultations of the Universum University and its Publishing Board. All contributions are required to comply with our publication rules as in following:
Contribution size: from 2500 ? 10.000 words including
footnotes (N/A for book reviews)
Line space: 1.5
Font type: Times New Roman
Text size: 12 pt
Abstract: about 200 ? 250 words
Brief CV of the author: up to 50 words.
Language: Albanian and English (contributions may
be submitted in both languages)
All contributions are expected to be written in accordance with Chicago Manual of Style, fifteenth edition, the humanities style rules. For more information please visit the Chicago Manual Style website at:
http://www.chicagom anualofstyle. org/tools_ citationguide. html
The submission deadline is August 1, 2007.
The publication of contributions will be decided by the Publishing Board of the Universum Journal. All the authors of contributions accepted for publication, depending by the size of their contributions will be entitled to receive a symbolic honorarium from 50 ? 100 Euros and a free copy of the journal.
The focus for the first Volume will be mainly on the following topics:
1. The Economic Transition of South East European Countries
2. The Challenges of European Integration for Western Balkans
3. The European Perspective of Kosovo
4. Foreign Direct Investments in Western Balkans
5. Building Democracy in Multi-ethnic Societies
6. The Regional Integration in Western Balkans
7. The International Law vs. the Domestic Law
Few other topics may be also considered to be published in the first Volume or in other coming volumes.
For any further information please contact the General Director of the Institute for Research and Consultations of the Universum University Mr. Jordan DACI at: vice.rector@ universum- ks.org or info@universum- ks.org or jordan.daci@ universum- ks.org
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