Revista Universitaria Europea (a journal of applied research)


1.    La Revista Universitaria Europea (RUE) publishes papers that show the result of an original scientific research on aspects related with the European Union in a multidisciplinary environment: Law, Economics, Culture, History, etc.  In a different section, RUE also publishes review papers, informative papers, essays, research notes, etc., and those that can be interesting for the subscribers. 

2.    Papers must be originals, not to have been published before, nor acepted for publishing, or not to be under evaluation in other media.

3.    Papers must to send for e-mail to RUE will inform the author about next steps and time to review the work.

4.    Documents must be written in Microsoft Word, space 1.15, Times New Roman 12, with simetrical margins of 2.5 cm and paged. The length of the documents should not exceed 25 pages (size DIN - A4), with the exception of the bibliography and reviews that do not exceed 5 pages, and notes and references (maximum 7 pages). The bibliography of the documents should go to the end of the text in ascending order followed by the numbered references or notes, also at the end of the text.

5.    First and second page of the document must include the title of the paper (bold and lowercase, size 14) in Spanish and in English, whole name of the author/s (bold and capital letters size 14), institutional affiliation and e-mail (lowercaso, size 14). An abstract in Spanish and in English (100 words maximum each), key words in both languages (2-5 words) and JEL classification (two digits) all of them in size 12.

6.    Text will beguin in third page. Headings in the text reach the third level following the scheme: 1. Heading (bold capital letters), 1.1. Sub-section (tiny and bold), 1.1.1. Sub-sub-heading (lowercase, italic and bold). The sections will develop the next index or similar: introduction, body of work, conclusions, appendices, bibliography, notes, references.

7.    En el desarrollo del texto incluirán las siguientes indicaciones: antes de epígrafe, dos espacios; después de epígrafe, un espacio. Antes de subepígrafe o su-subepígrafe, un espacio; después no espacio. 7. In the development of the text,
the following will be included: Before heading, two spaces; After title, a space; Before subtitled or subheading, a space, after no space.

8.   Tables, charts, graphs and figures to be included within the text must be integrated properly organized and with references to sources of origin. Each must carry the type (table, chart, graph or figure) accompanied by a number and sorted from lowest to highest. These tables, charts, graphs or figures should be sent in addition to a file independently.

9.  The bibliography is placed at the end of the text, with full justification and the alphabetical order of the authors.

Example of a single author book:
NIETO SOLÍS, J. A. (2001): La Unión Europea. Una nueva etapa en la integración económica de Europa, Ediciones Pirámide, Madrid.

Example reference book more than one author:
BUITER, W., CORSETI, G. Y PESENTI, P. (1998): Financial Markets and European Monetary Cooperation: The lessons of the 1992-93 Exchange Rate Mechanism Crisis, Cambridge University Press, (1ª ed. 1989).

Example of journal article published in:
BEEBY, M., HALL, S. G. B. Y MARCET, A. (2004): “Expectation Formation and the 1990´s ERM Crisis”, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Vol.22-2, pg. 135-143.

10.   The bibliographic citations in the text must be enclosed in parentheses, indicating the author's name, year of publication and number of pages used (Nieto Solís, 2001: 32-33).

11.  Example reference book for review:
GONZÁLEZ, S. y MASCAREÑAS, J. El Sistema Monetario Europeo. EUDEMA Madrid, 1993, 284 págs.

12.    Authors will receive, via email, a PDF file in which only minimal corrections in content will be made. In the event that an author exceeded the limits of the correction, adding or deleting paragraphs and printed, would be responsible for the aditional costs. The return of the tests performed, via regular mail, fax or e-mail (a file indicating the changes, if they are simple and few), within fifteen days from the date of delivery of the same, to avoid everything possible delays in the publication within the expected number. In case of multiple authors, the evidence will go to the first of the authors of the study. The authors are solely responsible for checking the quality of the work, however, the Drafting Committee may make corrections of style as it deems necessary to improve the work.

13. The works -except notes and reviews that will be evaluated by the Editorial Board- will be submitted for evaluation at least two anonymous external referees (National and International Committee of Experts) following the double-blind evaluation system (evaluation document). The works will be evaluated in a maximum period of six months since they are accepted. In the case of papers in the Special Section, they are evaluated by the coordinator or by the secretary of the magazine. The author will be informed of the possible rejection of his/her work, the reforms required for final acceptance thereof or of such acceptance. Manuscripts accepted will be published in the first volume with available pages.

14.Humberto López Martínez
Asociación Universitaria de Estudios Comunitarios (AUDESCO)
Centro de Documentación Europea
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
c/Senda del Rey 5, planta 2
28040-Madrid (España)
Tfno: +34 91 394 25 21
Humberto López Martínez
Asociación Universitaria de Estudios Comunitarios (AUDESCO)
Centro de Documentación Europea
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
c/Senda del Rey 5, planta 2
28040-Madrid (España)
Tfno: +34 91 394 25 21

Each author will receive one copy of the issue of the magazine in it will display their work, note or review, if you need more, the bill they would be borne by the author.


a) Publication and Authorship.
The authors must be aware of the fact that failure to reveal that the material submitted for publication has already been completely or partially published constitutes a serious violation of scientific ethics. In the same manner, authors who reproduce previously published materials in their article (text, tables, or images) are responsible for obtaining the necessary permission to reproduce these materials in the Revista Universitaria Europea. The authors must have obtained written authorization from both the author as well as the editorial staff that has published this material and supply a copy of these authorizations to Revista Universitaria Europea.

b) Author’s responsibilities
Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process. Authors are obliged to show a list of references in their papers (plagiarism is against the scientific ethics). Authors must say if the paper has had any financial support showing no conflict of interests exist about it. They will assure the data used in the research are real and authentic (not fraudulent). They are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

c) Peer review / responsibility for the reviewers
Judgments should be objective and fully confidential. Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research. Reviewers should point out relevant published work, which is not yet cited.

d) Editorial responsibilities
Editors of Revista Universitaria Europea have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article. They will not have conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept. Editors will only accept a paper when they are reasonably certain that errors found have been removed or corrected, and if not they will promote publication of correction or retraction. Anonymity of reviewers is guaranteed.