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 proofed 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.