The following organisational and editorial schedule has been proposed by the organisers:
21 June 2017: publishing the call for papers and providing the guidelines for authors
28 July 2017: deadline for registering the paper abstracts
The paper abstracts should be sent via e-mail by the researchers to email@example.com.
28 July 2017 – 2 August 2017: 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.
3 August 2017 – 20 September 2017: 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 20th September 2017. Specific guidelines for authors will be provided by the organisers.
21 September 2017 – 20 October 2017: 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.
21 October 2017 – 17 November 2017: 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 17 November 2017).
17 November 2017: All final papers to be sent to the thematic coordinators.
27 – 29 November 2017: The Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference, third edition (FOHE-BPRC2 2017)
29 November 2017 – 14 January 2018: 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.
15 January 2018 – final deadline for post-conference paper delivery from the authors
15 January 2018 – 02 February 2018: Checking of the articles by the thematic coordinators and editing/ proofreading.
02 February 2018 – 16 February 2018: Layouting
16 February 2018 - deadline for sending the final manuscript for publication.