Guide for Authors

Guide for Authors

Authors should submit their contributions electronically via journal website with a resume attached. Manuscripts must be submitted only in English or French. It should be written according to sound grammar and proper terminology. All manuscripts should be typed in Times New Roman of 11 pt. font and in MS-word 2003 format in one column with 2.5 cm margin at each side. The literature and tenses must be written based on the passive 3rd. person and should be structured as Title; Running title; Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Materials and Methods; Results and Discussion; Conclusion and References between 8-10 pages. Papers submitted for online publication should describe high quality original work, not previously partially or fully published elsewhere; that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities-tacitly or explicitly-at the institute where the work has been carried out. It is important to note that CIFILE will not be held legally responsible any compensation in any possible claims. The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work. please note below examples in this style:

-Journal article

Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, Thevenet D, Nourry C, Nottin S, Bosquet L (2009) Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. Eur J Appl Physiol 105:731-738.

Ideally, the names of all authors should be provided, but the usage of “et al” in long author lists will also be accepted:

Smith J, Jones M Jr, Houghton L et al (1999) Future of health insurance. N Engl J Med 965:325–329

-Article by DOI

Slifka MK, Whitton JL (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med.


South J, Blass B (2001) The future of modern genomics. Blackwell, London

-Book chapter

Brown B, Aaron M (2001) The politics of nature. In: Smith J (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd edn. Wiley, New York, pp 230-257

-Online document

Doe J (1999) Title of subordinate document. In: The dictionary of substances and their effects. Royal Society of Chemistry. Available via DIALOG. of subordinate document.

Accessed 15 Jan 1999

Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations, see LTWA

 CIFILE Journal will cover all areas of International law:

Public International Law

International Organizations

International Contract

International Negotiation

International Arbitration

International Environmental Law

Comparative Law

International Business Law

Immigration (Canada)

Intellectual Property

International Criminal Law



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