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Submissions guidelines

You can submit articles to International Journal of Constitutional Law via Manuscript Central.

For full details on article submission for the International Journal of Constitutional Law, please click here.

If you use EndNote and/or Reference Manager to facilitate referencing citations (not required for submission), this journal's style is available for use.

Conflict of Interest
For more information on the Conflict of Interest policy of the journal, please refer to the journal's policy on the following page:
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/ijclaw/for_authors/conflict.html

Licence form
Upon receipt of accepted manuscripts at Oxford Journals authors will be invited to complete an online licence to publish form.

Please note that by submitting an article for publication you confirm that you are the corresponding/submitting author and that Oxford University Press ("OUP") may retain your email address for the purpose of communicating with you about the article. You agree to notify OUP immediately if your details change. If your article is ac If your article is accepted for publication OUP will contact you using the email address you have used in the registration process. Please note that OUP does not retain copies of rejected articles.

Offprint orders
The corresponding author of papers (but not book reviews) is entitled to receive 25 printed offprints and a gratis copy free of charge. These can be claimed using the Oxford Journals Author Services site. Here you also have the opportunity to purchase offprints of your article or copies of the printed issue in which it will appear. Reviewers will receive one copy of the issue containing their reviews - please order via the Author Services site as specified above to qualify for a gratis copy.

Language editing
If English is not your first language, before submitting your manuscript you may wish to have it edited for language. This is by no means a mandatory step, but may help to ensure that the academic content of your paper is more fully understood by journal editors and reviewers. Language editing does not prejudice the decision concerning acceptance or rejection of your manuscript. If you would like information about one such service please click here. There are other specialist language editing companies that offer similar services and you can also use any of these. Authors bear any and all costs associated with such services.

OPEN ACCESS OPTION FOR AUTHORS
International Journal of Constitutional Law authors have the option to publish their paper under the Oxford Open initiative; whereby, for a charge, their paper will be made freely available online immediately upon publication. After your manuscript is accepted the corresponding author will be required to accept a mandatory licence to publish agreement. As part of the licensing process you will be asked to indicate whether or not you wish to pay for open access. If you do not select the open access option, your paper will be published with standard subscription-based access and you will not be charged.

Oxford Open articles are published under Creative Commons licences. Authors publishing in the International Journal of Constitutional Law can use the following Creative Commons licences for their articles:
• Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC-BY)
• Creative Commons Non-Commercial licence (CC-BY-NC)
• Creative Commons non-Commercial No Derivatives licence (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Please click here for more information about the Creative Commons licences.

You can pay Open Access charges using our Author Services site. This will enable you to pay online with a credit/debit card, or request an invoice by email or post. The open access charges applicable are:

Regular charge - £1750/ $2800 / €2275
List B Developing country charge* - £875 / $1400 / €1135
List A Developing country charge* - £0 /$0 / €0
*Visit our Developing Countries page for a list of qualifying countries

Please note that these charges are in addition to any colour/page charges that may apply.

Orders from the UK will be subject to the current UK VAT charge. For orders from the rest of the European Union, OUP will assume that the service is provided for business purposes. Please provide a VAT number for yourself or your institution, and ensure you account for your own local VAT correctly.