How to Organize and Deliver the Articles

Terms and Conditions of Article format

  1. General terms and conditions
    1.  Articles should be written in Persian, Arabic, or English.
    2.  Articles should have complete conformity with the subject and themes suggested for the conference.
    3.  Articles should have a research-analytical approach, a logical structure, and content coherence.
    4.  The ideasand claims contained in the articles should be substantiated.
    5. Articles should introduce innovations of some kind in method or content.
    6. Articles submitted should not have already been published in domestic or foreign periodicals or as a chapter of a book. Furthermore, they should not be submitted simultaneously to other conferences or magazines.
    7.  Persian articles should be written with B Lotus font, Arabic ones with B Badr font, and English ones with Times New Roman font, all with font size of 14 in Word.
    8. Articles should be written on A4 size paper with one centimeter space between lines and cover no more than 30pages, eachcontaining 300 words.
    9.  The full account ofauthor, his/her ID number, education, scientific rankand the name of department or related scientific institute of which he or she is a member,postal code, postal address, email address, phone number, fax number, should be enclosed.
  2. Some Special  conditions

The articles to be sent should have allfeatures of scholarly articles, includingtitle, authors' specifications, abstract, key words,introduction, main body, conclusion, and references. In writing each of these components the followings should be taken into consideration:

  1. Title: the title of the articles should be clear, to the point, and related to the content of article.
  2. Abstract: the abstract should be of maximum 150 words in original language. It should include the statement of problem, aim, method, and a brief account of important research findings. The author should avoid discussing or reviewing what includes in the table of content, mentioning the reasons and arguments, and referring to sources in the abstract.
  3. Author's specifications: the author's name, family name, academic level, educations, academic course and department, related university or institute, and email should be cited under the title.
  4. Key words: this part should consist of maximum 7 key words related to the content of the article and show the subject index.
  5. Introduction: this part should include the main problem, related literature, significance of the study, aim(s), research method, and definitions of basic concepts and terms.
  6. Main body: the following points should be observed in the main body:
    1. The points and materials should be classified and arranged in the form of clear and distinct themes.
    2. Preliminary points, foundations and presuppositions of some subjects should be explained only if necessary.
    3. All factual statements and key ideas should always be credited and key ideas can almost always be paraphrased.
    4. Direct quotations should comewithin quotation marks, and related references should be directly cited in footnote.
    5. It is not necessary to put paraphrases and indirect quotes in quotation marks, but when referring to related reference sources the Latin abbreviation, "cf.", should be used.
    6. Quotations in languages other than the original language of the article should be avoided as far as possible (e.g. Arabic quotations in Persian and English articles), except in cases that citing the exact statementsor phrases is completely relevant. The Qur’ānic verses and traditions are exception to the rule, but they should be translated if necessary.
  7.  Footnote: all references should be cited in footnote as follows:
    1. Book: author's first name and family name, title of book, translator's name, number of volume, and number of page(s)
    2. Article: author's first name and family name, title of article, translator's name, title of magazine, year and number, serial number, number of page(s)
  8.  Address of Qur’ānic verses: having cited the Qur’ānic verse in the text, its address should be cited as follows: the name of chapter, the number of verse.
  9.  Conclusion: the conclusion represents the research findings which are stated in brief as predicative statements. Therefore, the author should avoid mentioning the statement of problem, preliminary issues, the structure of issues, reasons, arguments, evidence, or digressive points.
  10. References: the complete bibliographical information of references and sources (including Persian, Arabic, English and other languages) should be arranged at the end of article as follows:
    1. Book: author's family name, author's first name, title of the book, translator's name, editor or researcher, edition number, place of publication, publisher, date of publication.
    2. Magazine: author's family name, author's first name, title of article, translator's name, name of magazine, year and number, serial number, date of publication, number of first and last page.
    3. Dissertation: author's family name, author's first name, title of dissertation, educational level, course of study, university, college, year of defense.


  1. It is necessary to submit both the abstract the whole article simultaneously.
  2. Accepted articles will be published in the Imam Khomeini Education and Research Institute's scholarly magazines or in scholarly journals and publications related to certain scientific centers collaborating with the Institute or in a book entitled "the collection of articles submitted to the conference".
  3. The content of articles indicates the views of their authors, for which they are responsible.
  4. The submitted articles and software files will not be returned whether accepted or not.