The JOPAFL’s management invites specialists in administration, finance and law, and practitioners to contribute with studies and articles to future issues of the journal.
Papers should be submitted via e-mail at as an attachment.
All submissions must follow the editorial team's Guidelines for Contributors, Style Guide and Manuscript Format, as described in this document: template.doc
Research papers should not exceed 25 pages, appendix and references included.

Publication Criteria

All articles accepted for publication will be evaluated in parallel by at least two members of the scientific committee, including one foreigner, being a double-blind review (reviewers do not know the author of the article, the author does not know the name of the reviewers).
Evaluation criteria to be followed are: novelty theme, quality of research methodology, clarity of presentation, relevant bibliographic sources used and contributions to the field.

Result of the evaluation may be:

  • acceptance with no changes
  • acceptance with minor changes
  • acceptance with review and resubmission
  • rejection (it does not reach the JOPAFL goal)

The result of the evaluation will be communicated to the authors and the approved / accepted by the scientific committee will be published.

Statement on copyright and ethics

Please download the form. After completion send it in jpg / pdf.

Procedure for submission of articles

Articles must be submitted in electronic format (. DOC) using the following form or e-mailed to the editorial board using the first author's full name as the filename (eg Smith_John.doc).