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Submission and Review

The Editorial Board invites contributions dealing with the complementary fields of comparative, international, and development education and that relate to the development, analysis, or dissemination of theory-, policy-, or practice-related issues that influence higher education. JCIHE publishes three volumes a year:  Spring, Fall, and Winter.  The Winter Issue also contains a Graduate Student Work-in-Progress Section. Article submissions are accepted on a rolling basis and the Graduate Student submissions are due annually on October 15.

Contributors may:

1) Submit a research article of 1,500 - 3,000 words. All articles will undergo a blind-review peer-editing process.
2) Submit a comparative analysis of 750 - 1,000 words that examines current policies related to higher education institutional policy.
3) Submit graduate student research in-progress of 500 - 1,000 words that shares new research that will help to set the tone for current and emerging issues in the field.

Electronic submissions are accepted on an on-going basis and should be sent to Manuscripts are evaluated through a double-blind peer review process, and then accepted, returned for further revisions, or rejected.

Style and Format

The Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education follows the The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. Only endnotes are allowed. USA spelling (e.g., center, color, organize) and punctuation are preferred (single quotations within double if needed). The Journal requires a short paragraph of bibliographical details for all contributors.

Publication guidelines:

Authors must follow the submission guidelines of the journal.

Original Work: Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original work. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.

Multiple Submissions: Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.

Peer Review Process: Authors must also participate in the peer review process. Submissions are sent to a double-blind review process. Reviewers are given two months to return comments at which time the authors will be notified if their submission has been accepted and whether revisions are necessary prior to publication.  It is anticipated that the entire process will take no more than six months. 

Authorship of the Paper: All authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.

Data Access and Retention: Authors should provide raw data related to their manuscript for editorial review and must retain such data.

Authenticity of Data: Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.

Conflict of Interest: Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.

Fundamental Errors: Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes at any point of time if the author(s) discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in submitted manuscript.

Submission Check Form: All authors must complete the author submission checklist form (see the form).

Research on Human Subjects: When appropriate, all authors must cite approval by an institutional review board (IRB) for research on human subjects.

Publication Information

Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education is published up to three times a year.
ISSN 2151-0393 (Print)
ISSN 2151-0407 (Online)