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Author Guidelines


The NJEdH will consider all manuscripts on the strict condition that they have not already been published elsewhere, have only been submitted to the NJEdH, and are not under consideration for publication or in print elsewhere.

·         Manuscripts are submitted online. Authors must REGISTER.

·         Manuscripts are accepted in English and in Scandinavian languages.

·         In general manuscripts should be between 35,000 and 65,000 characters (including footnotes and spaces), with a maximum of three illustrations.

·         All manuscripts should be anonymized.

·         Abstracts of 1,000 characters (including spaces) are required for all manuscripts submitted.

·         Each paper should have 3 to 5 keywords.

·         Research sponsorship (e.g. by research councils, government departments and agencies, etc.) should be declared.

·         Manuscripts should adhere to the recommendations in the document Information for contributors.

·         Authors are responsible for obtaining the necessary permission from copyright holders for the use of artwork and illustrations.

Book Reviews

Reviews of books suitable to the scope of the journal as well as books on conceptual questions regarding the history of education are welcome. Please check with editors before writing book reviews to ensure no one else is already engaged in reviewing the same book. Faculty examiners of Nordic dissertations on the history of education are encouraged to write longer reviews in the reviews section.

Book reviews are submitted online.

Reviews are accepted in English and in Scandinavian languages.

Reviews of monographs should not exceed 6,000 characters (including spaces) and reviews of edited volumes should not exceed 8,000 characters (including spaces). Reviews of dissertations should not exceed 20,000 characters (including spaces).

The review section is a non-peer reviewed section, but submissions will be subject to editorial review.

·         At the head of your review please provide the following standard information (in order): author(s)/editor(s), title and subtitle in italics (place of publication: publisher, year), no. of pages pp. For example: Andy Green, Education and State Formation: The Rise of Education Systems in England, France, and the USA (London: Macmillan, 1990), 353 pp.

·         At the end of your review please provide the following information: Your name - your affiliation - your e-mail address


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
  3. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

This is an open access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles featured in the journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with definition of open access as formulated by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). All authors who publish in this journal agree to the following terms:

  1.  Authors retain copyright and grant the NJEdH the right of first publication. The work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License (, which allows others to share and distribute the work as long as it is attributed to the author and its initial publication in the NJEDH is acknowledged.
  2. Authors are encouraged to distribute the work themselves with information on its initial publication in the NJEdH, e.g. upload it to open repositories linked to their personal website or institutional affiliation, or publish it in a book.

The NJEdH is permitted non-exclusive distribution of the work, with attribution to the author, e.g. in a print book themed anthology.


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ISSN: 2001-9076