PUBLICATION GUIDELINES

Language:  Articles in either English or Japanese are accepted.

Style:  Please follow APA style for English manuscripts.

Format: Document must be in MS WORD or PDF format.

Seven kinds of articles appear in this journal:

• Feature Articles should be 1500 – 7,500 words in length.

 Short Articles maximum 1500 words.

• Interviews should be between 1000 – 3000 words.

• Classroom Ideas maximum 3000 words.

 Book Reviews should be between 1000 – 2500 words.

• Text Reviews should be between 1500 – 3000 words and based on a text you actually used in class.

• Study Abroad Program Reviews should be between 600 – 1500 words.

• Study Abroad Experiences from students should be between 600 – 1800 words.

EVALUATION PROCEDURE

All submissions are subject to review by at least 2 reviewers.  The evaluation process typically takes 3 weeks, at which time the writer will be informed of their acceptance.

DEADLINES

 RYŪGAKU: Explorations in Study Abroad is published 2-3 times per year, so submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis.

HOW TO SUBMIT

Please use the Contact form to contact our publication chair for submission.