Submission Guidelines

Abstract

Abstracts must be submitted in the following format and structure. Please use as a guidance the following abstract-template. Please submit the abstract by mail to isqfd2020@uni-kassel.de.

Abstract Format

  • 500 words maximum
  • Single spacing
  • Font Times New Roman 12pt

Abstract Structure

  1. Paper Title
  2. Autobiographical note for each author
    • Full name
    • Academic title
    • Organization (University, Company)
    • Department and work/reseach areas
    • E-Mail adress
    • Postal adress
  3. Paper type (scientific or practical/case study)
  4. Heading ‚Abstract‘
  5. Sub-headings
    • Purpose/Motivation
    • Methodology/Approach
    • Findings and Research Limitation
    • Originality/Value of paper
  6. Up to six Keywords

Full Paper

Full papers must be submitted electronically and in the following format and structure. Please use as a guidance the following full-paper-template. Please submit the final paper by mail to isqfd2020@uni-kassel.de.

Full Paper Format

  • Word Format: *.doc, *.docx
  • Submissions should have at least 3000 words and should not exceed 6000 words including all text, references, tables etc.
  • Do not number pages
  • Single spacing
  • Font Times New Roman 12pt
  • References within the text should be authors last name followed by year of publication all in round brackets (Akao, 1968)
  • Tables must be numbered consecutively within the main text using a title and roman numerals (I, II, …)
  • Figures, diagrams, charts must be numbered consecutively within the main text using a title and arabic numerals (1, 2, …)
  • Avoid footnotes and endnotes
  • The reference list at the end of the paper should be complete and in Harvard style using an alphabetical list by author

Examples of Harvard style:

  • For books: Surname, Initials, (year), Title of book, Publisher, Place of publication
    • Akao, Y. (1988), Hinshitsu tenkai katsuyo no jissai, Japanese Standards Association, Tokyo
  • For book chapters: Surname, Initials, (year), „Chapter title“, Editor’s surname, Initials, Title of book, Publisher, Place of publication
  • For journals: Surname, Initals, (year), „Title of article“, Journal name, Volume, Number, Pages

Full Paper Structure

  1. Paper Title
  2. Autobiographical note for each author
    • Full name
    • Academic title
    • Organization (University, Company)
    • Department and work/reseach areas
    • E-Mail adress
    • Postal adress
  3. Paper type (scientific or practical/case study)
  4. Abstract
  5. 4-6 Keywords
  6. Paper Text
  7. List of references