Manuscripts should be original, unpublished work.

Papers must be between 5000 – 9000 words. Shorter texts may be submitted as research notes or essays. Authors are required to provide a short abstract, 3-5 keywords, and mention their (academic) title and institutional affiliation. References should be cited according to the Harvard style. Please send manuscripts to maria.gorska@fundatia-amfiteatru.ro and raluca.eftimie@fundatia-amfiteatru.ro.

The format of the full papers must take into consideration the following specifications:

  • Title – Arial 12pt bold, centered and in capitals
  • Author’s surname – Arial 11pt bold italic, centered
  • Author’s name – Arial 11 bold italic, centered and in capitals
  • Author’s institutional affiliation – Arial 9pt italic, footnote
  • Abstract – Arial 10pt italic, aligned
  • Keywords – Arial 10pt italic, aligned
  • Chapters names – Arial 11pt bold, aligned
  • Sub names – Arial 11pt bold italic, aligned
  • The text – Arial 11pt, aligned
  • Quoted or bibliographic sources – Harvard citation style
  • Spacing between rows: 1.0

Review process

The Editors of IJRT and JQMH carry out the initial evaluation of manuscripts. Selected articles are then reviewed in a blind refereeing system. Peer-reviewers may suggest changes and additional work and authors are required to revise their papers within a given time frame. Authors will also need to provide details about the changes they made in response to the reviewer’s comments. A response template will be provided by the Editors of IJRT and JQMH.


Papers are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Relevanceto the general aim of IJRT and for the current Call for Papers.
  • Theoretical and methodological grounding: use of consistent and appropriate theory and methodology based on relevant and up-to date scholarship in the field. Authors should make clear how the data discussed in their papers was produced and analyzed.
  • Applied potential: it is recommended that work be practice-oriented, it must go beyond a descriptive level and have relevance to a wider range of situations, particularly to current problems and urgent challenges.
  • Originality and innovation: innovative and original approaches are encouraged.
  • Clarity of writing and argumentation.