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Guidelines for Authors

Guidelines for Authors

If your abstract has been accepted by the IATUL Program Committee, please follow these guidelines when submitting the full paper.

Authors are responsible for the grammar of their papers.

Paper format

  • Paper must be submitted in MS-Word-compatible format.
  • Paper must be written in English.
  • The paper length should not exceed 4,000 words incl. spaces (approx. 10 A4 pages).
  • Paper is to be typed single spaced using Arial font size 10 points.
  • Pages are to have 25 mm margins (top and bottom) and 30 mm (left and right).
  • Do not number the pages.
  • Do not use headers or footers.

Paper title

The title of the paper is to be typed in Uppercase Letters (boldface 16 pt) and centred on the page. The author’s name in bold letters and centred on the page.

Directly under the author’s name and also centred is the author’s affiliation institution and country, plus email address in Arial font size 10 points.


Underneath the paper title section, please type the heading “Abstract” and insert the text of the abstract which summarizes the material contained in the paper. Keywords are to be placed after the abstract.

Figures and tables

Figures and tables are to be inserted at the appropriate place in the text, centred, numbered consecutively throughout the text, and each should have a caption underneath. Care should be taken that the lettering is not too small. The use of colour in figures and tables is permitted and encouraged.


All acronyms are to be defined the first time they appear.


The acknowledgement for funding organizations etc., are to be placed in a separate section at the end of the text.


Authors are requested to use the APA referencing style. The list of references must be ordered alphabetically according to the first author surname. All references are to be cited in the text, and using square brackets.

IATUL’s copyright policy

IATUL, in line with open access principles, does not claim shared copyright with the author, only a non-exclusive right to publish. IATUL may publish both the abstract and the full-text of the paper online. IATUL may also disseminate or license the content of the paper to appropriate third parties. With the online submission of your abstract, you also agree to Author Agreement below.

Author Agreement

I represent and warrant to IATUL that all submitted Work is my original Work and does not, to the best of my knowledge, infringe or violate any rights of others nor does it violate any applicable laws. I further represent and warrant that I have the authority and/or have obtained all necessary rights to permit IATUL to use, duplicate and distribute the Work and that any third party owned content is clearly identified and acknowledged within the Work.

Electronic submission of Papers

The full-text paper will be required by 31 March 2023. Your paper will later be added to the open access conference proceedings available at

Thank you for your cooperation in complying with these instructions.