Guidelines for Authors

Journal for Research on Adult Education (ZfW)

Click here to find information on the submission of your manuscript. We kindly ask you to follow this information.

Right of first publication: The Journal accepts manuscripts only for original and exclusive publication and expects that with the submission of the manuscript all co-authors and institu-tions implicitly or explicitly consent to the publication.

Authorisation: The author is required to obtain authorisation for using text segment, illustra-tions and tables from other publications from the holder of the relevant user rights (generally original publisher) for printed and online/electronic magazine versions. Please include a copy of the authorisation. Some publishers may request a fee for electronic rights. As we will not reimburse these expenses, the use of alternative material may be favourable.

Submission: Please submit all manuscripts online to abbreviate the review process and the duration until the manuscript is published. We use the manuscript operating system Editorial Manager on the publisher's website. As a first-time user, please register as an author. Click on "submit online" on the right navigation bar and follow the in-structions to upload your manuscript. Please contact assistant editor Wiebke Reinecke ( if you have any questions.

Citation rules: The journal uses the citation style developed by the American Psychological Association (APA). Please follow the relevant academic publishing regulations for citation counts and the list of references (see # 4 for more information).