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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor it is forwarded to another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The article must contain a minimum of 40% content related to the European perspective to make the research situate within the parameter of JES.
  • Authors are requested to check their plagiarism index before submission, which should be under 19% as per HEC standards.
  • No author is allowed to submit his/her research article to more than one journal simultaneously.
  • Authors are required to obtain an ORCID ID and register themselves online at its website before submission. The ID will have to be shared with the submitted article.
  • The submission file must be in either Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, the URLs for the references will have to be provided.
  • The text must be single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics instead of underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Last date of submission of articles for biannual issues: Issue no.1 (March 30), issue no.2 (September 30).

Author Guidelines

The Journal publishes articles and reviews relating to all aspects of contemporary Europe including European institutions, politics, strategy, foreign policy, culture, art and civilization, religion, philosophy & contemporary thought, economy, trade & commerce, law, climate change, and international relations.

Articles should be sent to the Editor, Journal of European Studies, Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi. Contributors are requested to e-mail the manuscript to be considered for publication by the editorial board at or can be submitted online at

Articles should contain a minimum of 5,000 and a maximum of 7,000 words. An abstract of around 200 words should accompany the manuscript. References should be placed at the end of each page of the article. For references, A Manual for Writers by Kate L. Turabian (8th edition) should be consulted.

Three samples are given below: 

  1. Eric Foner, Who Owns History? Rethinking the Past in a Changing World (New York: Hill and Wang, 2002), 65.
  2. Jerry L. Cook, “EU-Pakistan Relations”, Journal of European Studies 23, no. 2, (July 2006): 45-62.
  3. Mary Kaldor, “The EU Needs to Return to its Root”, Daily Times, 1 March 2010, p. A8.



S. No. Description of Fee Amount


Processing Charges (Faculty & Students) at the time of submission of the Article



At the time of Publication after successful peer review report:



Publishing Charges for Authors (Faculty) of the University of Karachi and other Universities.



Publishing Charges for Students of ASCE, UoK and other Universities


NOTE: The processing/publishing charges for research articles may pay through an online banking transaction. On the author’s request, the bank account credentials and payment procedure will be provided through email at


Source of Funding:

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

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