Submission Guidelines (IJC)

Submission Guidelines

Submitted papers for the International Journal of Communicology should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

  • Papers are encouraged to be submitted electronically with a word count of 3000 – 7000 including figures as instructed in the relevant call for papers. Otherwise,the papers will not be considered for publication.
  • Type scipt microsoft 2007 will be permitted.
  • The paper exceeding 7000 words will be returned to the author for abridgement.
  • The font should be normal with Times New Roman and 10pt, single space.
  • The paper should include the title, name of the author,affiliation,address, E-mail,abstract, key words, text, references and notes, tables, figure captions, etc.
  • Title should be as short as possible.
  • Abstract should contain 200 – 250 words.
  • Key words should be 3 – 5 along with the abstract.
  • Address should be with designation, department, name of the institution,E- mail address of each author.
  • Footnotes should be avoided, but a specific point may be marked with an asterisk or in numerical order.
  • Reference and notes should be in APA style.
  • All submissions are to be formatted for 8.5 x 11 with 1” margins.
  • PDF files will not be accepted.
  • All manuscripts should be methodologically sound, theoretically argued and well crafted.


Each text citation should be in the reference section and each listed reference should be cited in the text. Basic reference formats are as follows:

Journal article:

Wan, M., Hogan, C., & Kaiser, B. R. (2010). Leadership, fellowship and evolution, The Journal of American psychology, 63 (4), 182 – 196.


Frank, C read on this page. H., & Baker, C. (2009). Principles of Micro Economic, San Francisco: Jassery Bass.

Chapter in an Edited Book:

Bcork, R. C., & Huang, C. K. (2000). Retrieval inhibition as and organic mechanism, In R. H. Roger & F. M. Clark (Eds.), Memory and Consciousness (pp. 300 – 320). Hillsdal, NJ: Erabuam.

Review Policy

All full length Research Articles published in the International Journal of Communicology have undergone rigorous double blind review , stand first on screening by the editor and then by independent expert referees in the relevant field.
The reviewers’ recommendation would determine whether the paper will be accepted / accepted subject to change / subject to resubmission / rejected.

Copyright Statement:

International Journal of Communicology is an academic journal. This journal is dedicated to open button for information.Copies of this journal or article may be distributed for research or educational purposes free of charge. However, commercial use of the International Journal of Communicology website or the intellectual possessions contained herein is strictly banned without the written permission of the editors.

Manuscript Submission (IJC)

Submit Your Manuscript:

Submission of manuscript and inquiries regarding them should be directed to:

The Editor in Chief
International Journal of Communicology
Centre for Media Research (CMR)
Sri Palee Campus
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka
Tel: 0094 34 22 61435
Fax: 0094 34 22 61435