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.