Submissions may be made in English or in another European language. If a language other than English is used, please include a two to three sentence teaser of your article in English. Blog posts are aimed at a wider political public and should not normally exceed 2000 words in length.

In-text-citations should be used where appropriate. Please cite literature references using the author-date system as follows:

  • One author: (Crawley 2015)
  • Two authors: (Sigona and Zetter 2014)
  • More than two authors: (Fiddian-Qasmiyeh et al. 2014)
  • Multiple citations: (Gibney 1999; Miller 2008)

For online references, please underline the text to be hyperlinked, and place the full URL in round brackets. For example:“The latest draft of the Global Compact on Refugees ( provides the basis…”

Please do not use footnotes or endnotes for citations and bibliographic references.

Blog posts will be edited before submission, changes will be submitted to the author‘s consent before publication. Articles are published under a Creative Commons licence. Authors are welcome to republish their articles elsewhere, given that  crossposting is referenced.

To submit a blog post, please send an e-mail to Johanna Gördemann at . The proposal should be sent as an attachment in a Microsoft Word file.