Call For Contributions

Estudios Irlandeses invites authors to submit contributions —in either English or Spanish— that engage in a critical and original way with aspects of Irish literature, history, arts and the media, for its Issue Nº 20, to be published in March 2025.
Submissions should be sent via email to not later than October 1st 2024.

Submissions should follow the Style Sheet guidelines and the template. Authors should also submit a signed Cover Letter.

Prior to its submission to the board of referees, the editorial team reserves the right to reject an article if it does not comply with minimum standards of quality, does not follow the formal requirements or deviates from the academic policy of the journal.

Language and gender policies: Please, bear in mind that this is both an inclusive and a gender-equality journal and that the editorial board might give potential authors specific recommendations as regards their language use. Contributions that fail to meet these language policy requirements will not be published. Additionally, if data is collected in the research, a sex variable will be required, so that gender differences can be identified.

Ethical guidelines: Potential authors will subscribe to a personal ethical code. If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript will be rejected. If it is detected after publication, it will be corrected or retracted. Plagiarism includes copying text, ideas, images, or data from another source, even from your own publications, without giving credit to the original source.

© Copyright for the articles published in Estudios Irlandeses is retained by the authors.


Work published in this open access journal is under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Submitting Contributions

The submissions should be the result of personal research, and should not have been previously published. Estudios Irlandeses is committed to practicing the highest standards of publication ethics; if plagiarism is identified, articles will be automatically invalidated.

Illustrations, submitted as gif or jpg files, are welcome, but authors are responsible for obtaining permission to use copyright material.

Texts should be fully proofred for grammatical and typographical errors before submission.

All submissions are subject to double-blind peer review by members of the journal’s advisory board. Please find our assessment form here.

All articles are sent anonymously to two referees who are experts in the field. Their decisions on the suitability of the article are independent and grounded on criteria of academic excellence. The judgement about which articles are finally accepted for publication is made by the Editorial Board, taking into account the referees’ reports. In case of controversy, a third expert is consulted. The final decision rests with the Editorial Board. The rejection rate of Estudios Irlandeses in the 2018 issue was 45,8%. In 2019 the rejection rate was 50%. In 2020, the rejection rate was 57,1 %. In 2021, the rejection rate was 51%. In 2022, the rejection rate was 51%. In 2023, the rejection rate was 54%.

Peer-review process can take from three to four months.

Authors who submit an article to Estudios Irlandeses can expect three different results:

-The article is accepted for publication without further changes.

-The article is accepted for publication provided the author modifies his/her work according to the referees’ suggestions.

-The article is rejected because of serious objections made by the referees.