• Submission guidelines

    Before submitting your manuscript to this journal, please ensure you have read the Aims and Scope Section. We publish original articles, reviews, reports and polemics in English. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th edition.


    To submit your manuscript, please click here: make a new submission.


    1. Formatting

    - The preferred format for your manuscript is Word.

    - The documantation should be written in the A4 format of a standard typescript (1800 characters per page, margins: upper and lower- 25 mm, left- 35 mm).

    - It is recommended to use 12-point Times New Roman font, 1,5-line spacing.

    -The volume of submitted texts should not exceed 20 pages (including tables, graphs, footnotes, references).


    2. Title Page

    - Authors first and last name

    - Academic title and affiliation

    - All authors e-mail address

    - Authors ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID, see: https://orcid.org/)

    - Article title

    - Abstract

    - Keywords

    - Corresponding author address, phone number, e-mail


    3. Abstract and keywords

    The abstract body must not exceed 200 words. The abstract should be descriptiove, instructured and summarize conducted topic. The authors should define 4-5 keywords that represent the content of the manuscript and are specific to the paper's field or subfield.


    4. Tables, artwork, figures and other greaphics

    Tables and illustrations (figures, graphs, photographs) should be placed in separate files and accurately described. Place of their insertions should be marked in the right margin in the text.



    The font in the table should be 12-points. There is no other table formatting than the grid. The title is placed above the table. Footnotes to the table are placed directly below it.



    Charts should be prepared using Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Microsoft Graph). The chart number and title are saved below the graph. Charts made with other programs and pasted as figures.


    The minimum resolution of charts and illustrations is 300 dpi. In the case of placing figures, tables etc. in the work, coming from studies published in other journals or books, the author is required to obtain permission to use them.

    5. References

    The reference list should appear at the end of the paper. Each source you cite in the paper must appear in your reference list. Likewise, each entry in the reference list must be cited in your text. The reference list should be correctly formatted in the APA 7th Style.


    Reference managet styles:





    The author declares that he or she has checked whether the bibliographic sources referred to in the article are registered in the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) system and whether they have the DOI. In the case of its occurrence, the DOI number appropriate for the article recalled in the references/footnotes (do not use footnotes in APA format) has been given in the relevant footnote, after the bibliographic data of the referenced source, in the form of an active hyperlink. DOI numbers should be verified directly on the journal's website or publishers or the CrossRef agency website: http://www.crossref.org/guestquery/

    Duties and responsibilities
  • Aim & Scope

    The International Journal of Special Education offers a wide range of professionals a peer-reviewed international forum for original papers in special education. Research papers, as well as, theoretical and review articles are sought from all over the world.

    We encourage Authors to submit their results of the research, historical and philosophical reviews in addition to evidence-based data on the effectiveness of innovative approaches in special education.