Journal of Undergraduate International Studies Spring 2017 Call for Submissions

The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently accepting submissions for its Spring 2017 issue.

The Journal seeks to publish the world’s premier undergraduate work related to international themes and topics including, but not limited to: international conflict and conflict resolution, human rights, environmental issues, history, culture, comparative politics, economics, development and trade, global security, and international health. To view previous issues, please visit:

Our submissions generally range in length from 5 to 20 pages, but may be longer. Submissions must not have been published in any other publication. Current undergraduates and recent graduates (one semester out or less) are eligible to submit their work. To submit your work, email it as an attachment to, following these guidelines:

1. Submit as a word document, not a PDF or other type of file

2. Make sure your name and academic affiliation are not present in the text of your work

3. Use an easily read font, such as Times New Roman

4. Double-space your document

5. Follow the Chicago Manual of Style for all citations (for help, visit This is not a requirement unless the piece is selected for publication

6. Convert all your citations and footnotes to endnotes

7. Include an abstract of 100 words or less

Submissions must be received by Sunday February 12th, 2017 at 11:59 pm CST. Article selections will be made in mid-April, and authors will be notified on the status of their submissions at this point. We look forward to reading your work!

We also welcome photos, either related to or independent of the content of submitted essays.  These photos could appear on the cover of the journal or on our website, Cover photos MUST be of a very high resolution to be considered. Photos can be sent as high-resolution jpegs to Please indicate the subject, the location, and the date of the photo, as well as your name and university affiliation.

Please feel free to contact us at the above email with any questions.”


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