The following organisational and editorial schedule has been proposed by the organisers:
23 June 2014: publishing the call for papers and providing the guidelines for authors
23 June – 27 July 2014: deadline for registering the paper abstracts
The paper abstracts should be sent via e-mail by the researchers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 July – 31 July 2014: evaluation of abstracts: The members of the Editorial Board will carefully analyse the abstracts fitting them under the specific sub-theme and provide suggestions for their development into full articles. The abstracts will be sent to the participants who are to draft their reaction papers.
1 August 2014 – 15 September 2014: drafting the research paper: The authors will be asked to finalise the papers in question, while taking into account the possible recommendations coming from the thematic coordinators. The authors will send their papers to the organizers, via e-mail until 15th September 2014. Specific guidelines for authors will be provided by the organisers.
16 September 2014 – 15 October 2014: feedback on the received papers: The Editorial Board will analyse the final papers (forwarded by the organizers) and provide feedback along with potential suggestions of improvement (if necessary). The articles will be sent back to the authors for integration of the received feedback.
16 October – 15 November 2014: first revision of papers: The authors will improve / adjust the papers accordingly, based on the feedback received, providing the final paper to the organizers (also via e-mail until the 1st November 2014).
15 November 2014: All final papers to be sent to the thematic coordinators.
24 – 26 November 2014: The Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference, second edition (FOHE-BPRC2 2014)
26 November – 31 December 2014: final revision of papers: The authors will revise the papers according to the feedback received during the conference and send them to the thematic coordinators for a final approval.
1 January 2014 – final deadline for post-conference paper delivery from the authors
1 January – 15 January 2015: Checking of the articles by the thematic coordinators
15 – 23 January 2015: The authors will integrate the final feedback received from the thematic coordinators
23 January 2015: deadline for FINAL delivery of the articles
23 January – 15 February 2015: proofreading
15 February – 1 March 2015: layouting
1 March 2015: deadline for sending the final manuscript for publication to Springer