Information for Authors
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:
Language editing, if your first language is not English, to ensure that the academic content of your paper is fully understood by journal editors and reviewers is optional. Language editing does not guarantee that your manuscript will be accepted for publication. For further information on this service, please click here.
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.
Authors should observe high standards with respect to publication ethics as set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Any cases of ethical misconduct are treated very seriously and will be dealt with in accordance with the COPE guidelines. Further information about OUP’s ethical policies is available here.
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.
If you are interested in writing a book review for I.CON, please contact our Book Review Editor, Dr Michaela Hailbronner who will let you know if the journal is generally interested in a review of the particular book you are suggesting. We will also need to check with you that there is no conflict of interest and discuss formats. We cannot, of course, guarantee in advance that we will be able to accept your book review for publication, but if there is a previous agreement and the review passes a quality control, the review will normally be published.
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 - £1850/ $3000 / €2450
Reduced Rate Developing country charge* - £925 / $1500 / €1225
Free Developing country charge * - £0 /$0 / €0
*Visit our Developing Countries page for a list of qualifying countries
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Crossref Funding Data Registry
In order to meet your funding requirements authors are required to name their funding sources, or state if there are none, during the submission process. For further information on this process or to find out more about the CHORUS initiative please click here.