Al-Balqa Journal for Research and Studies

Published by: Deanship of Scientific Research, Al-Ahliyya Amman University

ISSN (Print Version): 1684-0615, ISSN (Online Version): 2616-2814

Open Access Journal

  1. Authors should submit one copy of the manuscript in Microsoft Word (.doc) or (.docx) format to the journal’s Online System : Send Your ManuScript. Submission should be in one file, including a cover page, that includes the title page in additions to the author(s) details.
  2. Copyrights: After the acceptance of the research, the corresponding author must complete and submit copyrights transfer agreement to the journal in which the copyrights are transferred to the Deanship of Scientific Research at AAU. The co-author(s) automatically will receive an email containing an attachment to sign the copyrights agreement.
  3. This Journal follows the Seventh edition of American Psychology Associations Guidelines (APA,7th). Papers should be typed single-spaced with one 1” margins on all sides. For Arabic manuscripts, the text font is Simplified Arabic (13 pt) and (12 pt) Times New Roman font for English manuscripts.
  4. The word count should be between 6000 to 8000.
  5. Headings and subheadings should be used throughout the text to divide the subject matter into its important, logical parts. Typical headings include : Title page, abstract, ,introduction, review of literature methodology and procedures, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgements (if available) , references and appendices.
  6. The title page should include the title of the article, the name of the author(s) viz., first, middle and surname. Authors should also list their ranks, affiliations and emails. Moreover, the corresponding author should also be mentioned.
  7. Author(s) should submit a short abstract written in English and another one in Arabic up to 250 words each on the first page, with a translated title. Abstracts should include the following: objectives, methodology, results, and conclusions and followed by six keywords in alphabetical order.
  8. Illustration and Tables: Each illustration should be prepared and inserted in the specific place in the article; Tables should be numbered consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Their titles must appear at the top and the description must follow the table. The same applies to charts and figures.
  9. When using Arabic and Islamic terms in the research, they should be typed in Latin letters in accordance with the system used by the Islamic encyclopedia.
  10. The Editorial Board reserves all rights to make stylistic and/or grammatical changes in accordance with the journal’s guidelines.
  11. The Editorial Board’s decisions regarding suitability for publication are final. The Board reserves the right not to justify these decisions.
  12. If the author chooses to withdraw his/her, article after it has been assessed; he/she shall reimburse Al-Balqa with the cost of reviewing the paper.
  13. The authors will receive a copy of the issue in which the work appears. The author(s) can get extra copies from the journal’s website.
  14. In case the journal is no longer published, for any reason, the website will be active whereby any researcher can get access to the archive.