International Association of Universities

Building a worldwide higher education community

Instructions for Authors

Articles should be typed double-spaced in Word format if possible. They should not normally exceed 7,000 words. Diagrams and tables should be presented on separate pages, clearly labelled with the author's name, and numbered; their respective positions should be included in the text.
Articles must be accompanied by an abstract of approximately 100-150 words and up to 6 key words.

The publishers of HEP, Springer, now operate an online submission system. Authors wishing to submit a paper for publication in HEP should do so on the on the HEP Editorial Manager page.

Full instructions on referencing are to be found on the journal’s website.

For futher questions, please contact the Editorial Assistant, Nicholas Poulton (

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