- The articles for the Montenegrin Journal for Social Sciences must be sent by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- The length of articles (including references, notes, figures and tables) should be between 6,000 and 9,000 words

- The first page should contain the author’s name and surname, the name and address of the institution in which the author is employed, and the title of the article written in capital letters

- Summary written in Montenegrin and English should also be included. The summary should not exceed 180 words and should indicate the aim of the work, the methodology used, and the most important findings and conclusions. Authors should specify up to five key words.

- Graphical appendices need to be in black and white, saved in original format, with their size and complexity adjusted to the format of the Journal so that all elements are clear and visible.


Montenigrin and foreign publications that were published less than two years ago can be reviewed. The length of a review should not exceed 2000 words. On the first page, the first line should include the name and surname of the author of the reviewed work. The second line should include the title in capital letters and, if necessary, the subtitle in small letters in the third line. The fourth line should include: the name of the publisher, the place of publication, the year of publication and the number of pages. Reviews are also provided in e-mail.

Formatting references

Montenegrin Journal for Social Sciences  uses APA style ( to format references in the text and bibliography. APA style The American Psychological Association (6th Edition) is widely accepted in the social sciences and other fields, such as education, business, and nursing. Citations in the text provide brief information, usually the name of the author and the date of publication, to lead the reader to the source of information in the reference list at the end of the paper.




Books by One Author

In-text Citation: (Kissinger, 2015).

In the Reference List: Kissinger, H. (2015). World order. Penguin Books.


Books by Multiple Authors

In-text Citation: (Gellner, Breuilly, 2008).

In the Reference List: Gellner, E., & Breuilly, J. (2008). Nations and nationalism. Cornell University Press.


Books With No Identified Author or With an Anonymous Author

In-text Citation: (“The Theory of Care,” 1978).

In the Reference List: The theory of care. (1978). Hazards of primary care in aging populations (2nd ed.). Philadelphia.



In-text Citation: (Kissinger, Variation.., p. 220)

In the Reference List: Kissinger, H. E. (1956). Variation of peak temperature with heating rate in differential thermal analysis. Journal of research of the National Bureau of Standards, 57(4), 217-221.


Magazines and newspapers

In-text Citation: (Kissinger, 11. 08. 2009. p. 4)

In the Reference List: Kissinger, H. A world free of nuclear weapons. Wall Street Journal, 11. 08. 2009. p. 4.



In-text Citation: (Bolivar, 2011).

In the Reference List: Bolivar, L. (2011, January 13). Treasure coast bird count shows decline of species unable to adapt to urbanization. TC Palm. Retrieved from


Archival Documents and Collections

General format:

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title. [Description of material]. Name of collection (Call number, box/file/item number, etc). Name of repository, location.


In-text Citation: (Memorandum to......, NSAB)

 In the Reference List: Tomlinson, J. T. (1942, April 17). [Memorandum to the deputy minister, J. H. McKechnie]. Saskatchewan Department of Education fonds (Ed. Addendum, file 49, Métis schools). National Saskatchewan Archives Board, Regina, Canada.