Information For Authors

Metropolitan Universities journal is a peer-reviewed, open access publication, publishing manuscripts on topics pertinent to urban and metropolitan institutions. Prospective authors are encouraged to first review the Journal’s Aims and Scope.

Authors are expected to prepare manuscripts consistent with our Instructions for Authors. Manuscripts must be solely the work of the author(s) stated, must not have been previously published elsewhere, and must not be under consideration by another journal.

Download Metropolitan Universities journal’s instructions for authors

Manuscripts are first screened for fit with the Journal’s Aims and Scope, and readiness for peer review. The editor may elect to reject manuscripts at this stage, or request revisions prior to initiating the review.

  • Manuscripts should be free of grammatical errors and should adhere to the requirements of APA style.
  • Manuscripts must be 7,000 words or less, inclusive of references, tables, figures, etc.
  • Manuscripts must be in English and must begin with a title page that includes the names, e-mail addresses, and affiliations of all authors.
  • Manuscripts should be formatted in Microsoft Word (.doc).

Estimated time from initial submission to publication: five to six months.

Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.