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Author Guidelines

شروط النشر في مجلة الكوفة

  1. تعنى مجلة الكوفة بالبحوث الاجتهادية في العلوم الإنسانية، ويمكن أن تكون باللغتين العربية والانجليزية.

معايير البحوث

يكون البحث مستوفياً شروط البحث العلمي إحاطة واستقصاء وتوثيقاً.

أن يكون مستوفيا سلامة اللغة ودقة التعبير، ومتسماً بأسلوب النقد العلمي الموضوعي.

يشترط في البحث أن يكون خاصاً بمجلة الكوفة حصرياً، ولم يسبق نشره.

عدد الكلمات لا يتجاوز 10,000 كلمة للبحوث و2000 كلمة لمراجعات الكتب.

 يجب أن تتوفر البحوث المرسلة إلى المجلة على

أسم المؤلف والمؤسسة التي يعمل فيها.

سيرة المؤلف الذاتية في حدود 50-100 كلمة تقريباً بالعربية أو الانجليزية، تتضمن أعلى مؤهل علمي، والجامعة التي تخرج فيها، ومكان عمله، ومركزه الوظيفي، واهتماماته العلمي.

تدقيق لغوي وطباعي وترسل على شكل ملف (وورد) بخط (Simplified Arabic) وحجم 14.

توثيق المصادر على النحو الآتي: اسم المؤلف، واسم المصدر، ودار النشر، ومكان النشر، وسنة النشر، ورقم الصفحة.

ترسل البحوث إلى المجلة على العنوان الأتي

[email protected]

اجور النشر مجانية للبحوث المقبولة للنشر.


Notes for Contributors

1)      Criteria for articles

Research Articles can be in English or Arabic and will be evaluated by double-blind peer review. Open Forum article will not be subject to peer-review but require approval by a reader other than the Editor.

Research articles should:

  • Contain original research or scholarship
  • Not be under consideration by any other publication
  • Not normally exceed 10,000 words
  • Be written in a clear and concise style.
  • Have the 'check spelling'
  • Have the 'check spelling' and 'check grammar' options clicked ON (in Word> preferences) and all possible red and green underlining removed.

     Open Forum pieces can be of variable length up to 10,000 words, and be written in a particularly clear, concise and readable style (while avoiding slang)

2)      Confidentiality and extra information for


  • Submissions to Kufa Review should be sent as an attachment to an email message to the Editor. The attached article should be 'anonymised' by removing your name and institution from the Properties function in the File drop Menu. Be sure to add your full name, status, institutional affiliation & address in the email message to the Editor.

3)      Data required before publication of any article:

Articles accepted for publication cannot be sent to the publishers until they contain:

  • A spelling and grammar checked Word document were all the red and green underlining has disappeared except for foreign and proper names.
  • Correct Chicago system references.
  • Author name and institutional affiliation.
  • Author biography (50-100 words) in English and Arabic.

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4)     There is no publication fees for the published papers


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, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.