Instructions for Authors

How to write a research abstract

1. The research abstract should include the following information:

  • Research title
  • Name of the researcher(s)
  • Scientific title
  • Place of working (department, university or institute, city, country)
  • Email address

2. Name of the researcher or research presenters should be mentioned.
3. The research abstract can be in Kurdish, Arabic, Persian or English language.
4. The abstract should not be more than 350 words.
5. The font of writing is (Times New Roman) for English language, (Noto Naskh Arabic) for (Kurdish, Arabic and Persian) languages
 and size 12.
6. The line spacing is 1.15
7. The abstract should include a brief of research aim, methodology and findings.
8. The keywords should not be more than six (6) words.
9. The research abstract has to be submitted through the conference webpage.

Acceptance criteria and instructions of writing a scientific research

1. The paper must not be published or refused by any journal before.
2. The research will be assessed and reviewed by the specialized reviewers.
3. The research will be accepted in English, Arabic or Kurdish language.
4. The research has to be submitted through the conference webpage.

Writing Format

1. The paper should not be more than 30 A4 pages.
2. The first page of the paper should include the following information:

  • Research title
  • Name of the researcher(s)
  • Scientific title
  • Place of working
  • Email address
  • Mobile number

3. The abstract should be in a research language and not more than 350 words.
4. The keywords should not be more than six (6) words

Order of topics

The research topics have to be ordered in the following way:
1. Research title
2. Abstract in research language
3. Introduction
4. Body (content)
5. Findings (recommendations, if possible)
6. Footnotes
7. References
8. Appendix

Organizing the page or style of the page

1. The size is A4
2. Margin is 2.5 cm for all the sides (leaving 2.5 cm space in all the borders of the page.
3. Footnote citation should be at the end of the paper, not page. It also has to be manual, not auto.
4. The line spacing is 1.15
5. There should be a space at the beginning of a paragraph with align text and space between two paragraphs is one (1) cm.
6. The first word at the beginning of paragraph should be one (1) cm and in auto.
7. Footnotes and references should be in Harvard format and the text citation should be like (surname, year of publishing, page number).
8. The references should be in alphabetical order, not in bullet point or numerical style.
9. The tables, diagrams, maps and pictures should be in JPG format with a good quality and the size has not to be bigger than 11 ᵪ 18 CM.
10. The page number should be in the middle of the bottom of the page.
11. Proceedings will be published by the scientific committee of the conference in a Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani Part-A (JZS-A) which is issued by University of Sulaimani/Iraqi Kurdistan.
12. The font type of writing is Times New Roman for English language, (Noto Naskh Arabic) for Kurdish language and (Times New Roman) for Arabic language with size 12.

13. The font size and font type should be in the following way; 

Title(Kurdish, Arabic and Persian) LanguageEnglish Language
Main Title16 Bold14 Bold
Subtitle14 Bold14 Bold
Content1212
Footnote1010
Font TypeNoto Naskh Arabic (Download)Times New Roman