• The original should contain a maximum of 42.000 characters with spaces, including footnotes, tables, graphs, reference list and appendices, and not including the abstracts, keywords and titles in other languages.
  • It must be written in Times New Roman, 12 pt, and be 1.5-spaced.
  • Single words written in other languages and terms used metalinguistically should be italicised. The titles of books and journals should also be italicised. No part of the text should be in bold or underlined.
  • Short quotations (less than five lines) should be in regular type and inside outward-pointing double angle brackets « ». Longer quotations should be inset in a smaller font than the rest of the text (10 points) without quotation marks. The meanings or translations of isolated terms should be in single quotation marks (‘ ‘).
  • Footnotes should be indicated in the text by superscript numbers without parentheses. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the relevant page, not at the end of the text, in Times New Roman, 10 pt, 1.5-spaced. They must be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals.
  • Capitalisation should be used in compliance with the rules of each language according to the opinion or recommendation of the relevant official institutions. The use of capital letters for entire words should be limited exclusively to acronyms. Initial capital letters should be used for proper nouns, institutions and corporations, never for common nouns: king, count, pope, cathedral, bishop, etc.


The APA style should be used to cite sources. A few basic rules are outlined here. For further information, please consult


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