Instructions for Authors
Complete guidelines for preparing and submitting your
manuscript to this journal are provided below.
The instructions below are specifically directed at the
authors who wish to submit a manuscript to the Journal of
Security and Sustainability Issues.
The Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues considers
all manuscripts on the strict condition that they have been
submitted only to it; that they neither have been published
yet, nor they are under consideration for publication or in
press elsewhere. It should be clearly indicated if a
submission was previously declined by another journal.
Authors who fail to adhere to this condition will be charged
with all costs which the Journal of Security and
Sustainability Issues incurs and their paper will not be
Contributions to the Journal of Security and Sustainability
Issues must report original research and will be subject to
All papers are to be written in English. The Journal of
Security and Sustainability Issues is an internationally
refereed journal designed to further the frontiers of
knowledge in security and sustainability. Each article is
reviewed by at least two experts, appointed by the Editorial
Board, who will examine the manuscript through a
double-blind refereeing process in terms of its relevance,
academic rigor and high level applications. An electronic
copy prepared in MS Word and printed in Times New Roman
typeface should be submitted to the Editorial Board
following the requirements presented below.
Structure of the Article
An article should include the following parts: title,
authorsí names, name and address of their work place,
summary, keywords, introduction (the object and goal of the
research, the methods applied, the review of literature and
its analysis, etc.), the main text, conclusions or
recommendations, references, short biographical note about
the contributors at the end of the article (name, surname,
academic title and scientific degree, duties, research
Format of the Article
The text of the article should be printed with single
intervals on 210x297 mm format pages with the print area of
150◊255 mm each. The length of the article should not be
less then 8 pages and cannot exceed 25 pages.
The title of the article should be printed in 11 pt bold
type and should be centered. There should be a single line
space between the title and the authorís name.
The name and surname of the authors should be printed in
small letters of 11 pt bold type and should be centered.
Below the authorís surname, the name of the institution
(represented by the author or coauthors) must be printed in
10 pt italic; its address and the authorís e-mail written
Abstract and Keywords should be printed single spaced, in 9
pt typeface, in one column and after the institution address
and space of three lines below the institution address
should be left. Words Abstract and Keywords must be printed
in bold. The size of the abstract cannot be less than 600
typographic signs. There should be a space of one line
between the abstract and keywords. 6-10 keywords should be
provided and selected according to Thesaurus, e.g.
Introduction, main text and conclusions should be printed in
11 pt type single interval in one column at the distance of
1 line from keywords.
Figures or tables should be mentioned in the text and the
place should be indicated in the separate line. The numbers
of figures and tables and inscriptions below are written in
9 pt regular typeface. Figures and tables are separated from
the text by one-line space.
The titles of chapters and sub-chapters are printed in small
letters, 11 pt bold-regular type and aligned left. The
introduction, titles of chapters and conclusions are
numbered. The titles of chapters and sub-chapters should be
separated from the text by one-line space.
The name of the author of the source, the year of
publication and pages should be presented in the text in
brackets. The list of references is given after the
conclusions. The word References is spelled in small
letters, 11 pt bold-regular type, left ranged and the list
of references in 9 pt. The references are to be presented in
the alphabetical order, in the original language;
translation into English is given in square brackets.
References according to the Harvard citation style, e.g.