The following organizational and editorial schedule has been proposed:
30 July 2019: publishing the call for papers and providing the guidelines for authors
10 September 2019: deadline for registering the paper abstracts
The paper abstracts should be sent via e-mail by the researchers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 September – 25 September 2019: evaluation of abstracts: The members of the Editorial Board will carefully analyze the abstracts fitting them under the specific sub-theme and provide suggestions for their development into full articles.
25 September– 10 November 2019 drafting the research paper: The authors will be asked to finalize 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 10 November 2019. Specific guidelines for authors will be provided by the organizers.
10 November – 15 December 2019: feedback on the received papers: The Editorial Board will analyze 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.
15 December 2019 – 20 January 2020: 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 20 January 2020).
20 January 2020: All final papers to be sent to the thematic coordinators.
29 – 31 January 2020: The Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference, fourth edition (FOHE-BPRC4 2020)
1 – 20 February 2020: 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.
20 February – 17 March 2020: checking of the articles by the thematic coordinators and editing/ proofreading.
18 – 31 March 2020: Layouting
1 April 2020: deadline for sending the final manuscript for publication.
23 – 25 June 2020: EHEA Ministerial Conference (Rome)