For authors

Preliminary conditions

The editing language of the journal is English. The whole responsibility for the correct English of the texts rests with the authors. It it mandatory that the submitted text has not been published or sent for publication to another journal. Authors may not submit papers that have been published (either in print or online) or are under review for publication elsewhere.

The articles submitted to Hypothesis (see Contact) will be firstly evaluated by the editors of the journal, and then will be subjected to a double-blind peer-review procedure by the Journal’s referees. Exempted from this process are the articles received following invitations sent to internationally-renown authors in ICSP’s research areas. The number of such articles published in each issue of Hypothesis is one. Review of books belonging or related to the ICSP’s areas of interest will also be published. The submitted reviews will have to comply with the editing requirements and will go only through the journal’s reviewing procedure.

Editing requirements

The submitted work will have to comply with the following editing requirements:

The documents will be edited in any Microsoft Word format

Font: Times New Roman

Font size: 12 points

Line spacing: 1.5 lines

Number of words: 5000-8000

Writing and citation style: Chicago Style, Notes and Bibliography (for details, see:

Abstract: 200-400 words

Keywords: 4-5


Other informations:

Authors’ details will be sent as attachment to the same e-mail address as the article in Microsoft Word format, and will include:

  • name and surname
  • institutional affiliation
  • e-mail address