Romanica Cracoviensia

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Instructions for authors

Editorial criteria

We kindly ask you to consider the following editorial criteria:

● Articles in any Romance language or English, with a length of 20,000-30,000 characters (including spaces and notes), after linguistic editing, should be submitted as an attachment (Word format).

● In a separate file, please provide the author's biography in English (up to 1,000 characters).


● Preferably .doc file format, Times New Roman font, single spacing, justified text on both sides.

● Font size:

  • 11 - continuous text and headers
  • 10 - examples and quotations, as well as bibliography
  • 9 - footnotes at the bottom of the page and text in tables

● First line indentation: 0.5 cm. Please refrain from using formatted indents and spaces. Minimize unnecessary formatting

● The author's first name and last name, affiliation in the language of the article, email address, and ORCID number should be written in bold and placed in the upper left corner of the first page.

● Tables and graphs should be numbered and have titles.

● Short quotations should be enclosed in quotation marks according to the rules of the respective language (e.g., "La signification…", “La significación...”) and integrated into the text; longer quotations should start on a new line and be differentiated by font size 10.

● The title of the article, abstract (400-800 characters including spaces), and keywords in English should precede the text


The above editorial guidelines also apply to writing reviews. Contributions in a Romance language or English, with a length between 10,000 and 20,000 characters (including spaces and notes), revised by a native French speaker, should be submitted as a Word file.

A review of a scientific work, published within the last two years, must correspond to the profile of the journal. It cannot be limited to a commentary on the content of the work in question but must also present a thorough critical analysis that takes into account current research.



The bibliography includes only works cited in the text.

In-text references to cited works should be enclosed in parentheses, like so: (Świątkowska 2000: 21).

The bibliography at the end of the article should be arranged alphabetically and formatted according to the following pattern (authors' surnames in CAPITALS):
  • Books:
    ŚWIĄTKOWSKA Marcela, 1987, L’imparfait en français moderne, Kraków: Wyd. UJ.

  • Edited volumes:
    ŚWIĄTKOWSKA Marcela, SOSNOWSKI Roman, PIECHNIK Iwona (éds), 2004, Maestro e amico: miscellanea in onore di Stanisław Widłak, Kraków: Wyd. UJ.

  • Journal articles:
    ŚWIĄTKOWSKA Marcela, 2006, L’interjection : entre deixis et anaphore, Langages 161 : 47–56.

  • Articles and chapters in edited volumes:
    ŚWIĄTKOWSKA Marcela, 2001, L’interjection est-elle polysémique ?, (in:) Ślady obecności. Księga pamiątkowa ofiarowana Urszuli Dąmbskiej-Prokop, Iwona Piechnik, Marcela Świątkowska (éds), Kraków: Wyd. UJ, 321–325.

  • Online publications (within the main bibliography) with the URL and access date indicated in parentheses
    KACZMAREK Tomasz, L’Âme en folie de François de Curel : à la recherche d’un nouveau paradygme dramatique, Romanica Cracoviensia 20 (4) : 199-205, disponible sur : https://www.ejournals.eu/Romanica-Cracoviensia/2020/Tom-20-Numer-4/art/18770/(consulté le 14 juillet 2021).

Special issues

The journal "Romanica Cracoviensia" publishes special issues dedicated entirely to a specific topic or comprising a collection of conference papers.

These special editions are coordinated by Guest Editors who are experts in the relevant field. The Editor-in-chief, along with the Editorial Team, reviews proposals for special issues, assessing their relevance and value to the journal, and appoints the guest editors.

Articles in special issues are subject to the same quality and originality criteria and undergo the same review process as other submissions. Special issues are published on the journal's website.

For any questions regarding special issues, please contact the Editorial Office.

No publishing fees

Journal does not request any article subsmission, review, publication and processing charges.