General Requirements

  • Registration is required to submit items. Please register (free) Registration Form before submitting your paper in order to reach you on time.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format and should be submitted by Online Submission or as e-mail attachments to the editor of the Arab World English Journal at editor@awej.org Please do not submit multiple papers in one email, as this may delay our response time!
  • Papers should be 3000-7000 words. The article should be approximately 7.000 words in length (including tables, figures, references, and appendixes. Maximum 15 pages. Exceeding the limit,  extra fee will apply). They should be written as a continuous expository narrative in an article style – not as lists of points or a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Manuscripts submitted to AWEJ must contain original work that has been neither previously published nor is it under consideration by another journal.
  • All papers should have an abstract between 150 and 250 words in length.
  • Each paper should include keywords (Listed in alphabetical order) Keywords are essential in search engine rankings. To achieve better exposure for your paper, please make sure your keywords are clear and accurate.
  • Authors should include a cover page with the full title of the paper, the author/s full name, Author/s affiliation,  address, e-mail address, postal address, and phone number. The author/s name should not appear elsewhere in the paper.
  • Each paper should be double-spaced in 12 point font (Times New Roman) with 1-inch margins on all sides.
  • Arab World English Journal requires an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) for all authors. ORCID is a persistent unique identifier for researchers and functions similarly to an article’s Digital Object Identifier (DOI). We have signed ORCID’s open letter and are committed to requiring ORCID iDs in the publishing process for our journal. Each author should Register in ORCiD and send your ID with your paper.  
  • Footnotes should be avoided. Author/s notes are acceptable ( please place your notes at the end of the paper before the references part)
  • Authors should submit- separately from the paper 3-4 lines of bio(concise biography in a paragraph format)
  • All authors required to include a statement in their submission that the manuscript is an original work