The Iranian EFL Journal Submission Criteria

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Submissions welcome.

The Journal Submission News

Works should be between 2500 – 8000 words, though longer articles will be read and considered. (We are now also accepting Ph.D. Dissertations – length is not applicable in this case)

You should submit a precise introducing your paper. Every author must submit a brief biography as well as the following information. All submissions should be submitted here.


Process: All submissions are first assessed by the Senior Associate editor. The papers are then further assigned to two editors for review. Thus three Editors will review each paper. You will be informed within 6-12 weeks (this may vary depending on various factors) of the reviews. Note fees apply to papers published and will be levied by the Chief Editor in Iran prior to publishing

***Referencing: Use APA style

Citations Criteria




*Phone number

*Brief history of professional expertise


*An undertaking the work has not been published elsewhere


***Format for all submissions (Please read this before submitting your work)

In order to assist us with web preparation, the following procedures are essential:

i) The document must be in MS Word format.

ii) The Font must be Times New Roman size 12.

…..Headings: May be Times New Roman size 14 or size 12.

…..Spacing 1.5 between lines.

iii) ‘Smart tags’ should be removed.

iv) Foot notes must not ‘pop up’ in the Document. They must appear at the end of the article.

iv) Citations -APA style.

v) Keywords: All articles must include Keywords at the beginning of the article. List 4-6 keywords to facilitate locating the article through keyword searches in the future.

vi) Graphs – Charts – either in the body of the document or at the end.

vi) Paragraphs. Double space between paragraphs. Indent the beginning of each paragraph except those immediately following a heading, quotation, example, figure, chart or table. Keep text formatting (e.g., italics, bold, etc.) to the absolute minimum necessary. Do not use full justification or forced hyphenation. All lines to be against Left Hand Side Margin (except quotes – to be indented per APA style).

vii) Abstract

The abstract should contain an informative summary of the main points of the article, including, where relevant, the article’s purpose, theoretical framework, methodology, types of data analyzed, subject information, main findings, and conclusions. The abstract should reflect the focus of the article.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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