Strategies XXI

International Scientific Conference






 An author can participate with a maximum of two papers as a sole author or a co-author.

Papers with a maximum of two co-authors can be accepted. 

The papers will be published in a volume with ISSN code, in English, in electronic and printed format (limited edition for university libraries) and will be indexed in the international databases ProQuest and CEEOL.

Papers submitted by the deadline and accepted following the scientific evaluation will be published.

The file is named as follows: 'First name and surname of the first author no.communication.doc'. Example: “Vasilescu Dragos 1.doc”

The publication of the papers presented at the event is subject to compliance with the deadlines for submission of materials, with the scientific requirements and with these guidelines, as well as payment of the participation fee by the author within the specified deadline.

U.N.Ap. „ Carol I ” provides equipment for multimedia presentations.







The topic belongs to the thematic area of the conference;

Originality - own argument; novelty; not previously published;

Scientific/academic nature of the paper - neutral, objective style, substantiation of claims and specification of all bibliographic resources used;

Relevant bibliography, written according to the model presented in the Guide;

Writing in English should meet academic standards;

Adherence to the editorial rules adopted by the conference, set out as follows.



The size of the paper can vary between 6 - 12 pages (18,000 - 36,000 characters), including footnotes, bibliography and figures;

Page settings: margins 2 cm, format A 4;

The paper will be written in Times New Roman font, 12 point type, 1 line spacing.



  • Title of the paper (centred, capitals, 14 point type bold).
  • A brief author’s introduction, including the following elements (if applicable): military rank, teaching/research title, scientific title, first name, last name, position held at the main institutional affiliation, in the case of PhD students - research field and university -, city, country of residence, e-mail.
  • A relevant abstract of maximum 150 words (italics).
  • 5-8 keywords (italics).
  • Introduction/Preliminary considerations (not numbered).
  • Two to four chapters, possibly subchapters.
  • Conclusions (not numbered).

Optionally, if considered useful for the argument, tables/graphs/images can be included in the article, with reference from the text to them. To ensure readability, these should also be sent to the editor separately with the article in .jpeg / .png / .tiff format.

In the case of tables, above the text, 'Table No X: title', and in the case of images e.g. maps, etc., below the text, 'Figure No X: title'. In both cases, the source (if applicable) is mentioned below.



The paper shall have references and bibliography, in the form seen below. Titles of works shall be mentioned in the language in which they were consulted, with transliteration in Latin alphabet if there is the case (e.g. in the case of Cyrillic, Arabic characters etc.).

The paper will comprise in-text citation and bibliography (in alphabetical order), according to The Chicago Manual of Style, as in examples below:


Reference list entries (in alphabetical order)

Grazer, Brian, and Charles Fishman. 2015. A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Smith, Zadie. 2016. Swing Time. New York: Penguin Press.


In-text citation

(Grazer and Fishman 2015, 12)

(Smith 2016, 315–16)



In the reference list, include the page range for the chapter. In the text, cite specific pages. 

Reference list entry

Thoreau, Henry David. 2016. “Walking.” In The Making of the American Essay, edited by John D’Agata, 167–95. Minneapolis: Graywolf Press.

In-text citation

(Thoreau 2016, 177–78)



In the reference list, include page range for the whole article. In the text, cite specific page numbers. For articles consulted online, include a URL or the name of the database in the reference list entry. Many journal articles list a DOI (Digital Object Identifier). A DOI forms a permanent URL that begins This URL is preferable to the URL that appears in your browser’s address bar.

Reference list entries (in alphabetical order)

Keng, Shao-Hsun, Chun-Hung Lin, and Peter F. Orazem. 2017. “Expanding College Access in Taiwan, 1978–2014: Effects on Graduate Quality and Income Inequality.” Journal of Human Capital 11, no. 1 (Spring): 1–34.

LaSalle, Peter. 2017. “Conundrum: A Story about Reading.” New England Review 38 (1): 95–109. Project MUSE.

In-text citation

(Keng, Lin, and Orazem 2017, 9–10)

(LaSalle 2017, 95)



Reference list entries (in alphabetical order)

Bouman, Katie. 2016. “How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole.” Filmed November 2016 at TEDxBeaconStreet, Brookline, MA. Video, 12:51.

Google. 2017. “Privacy Policy.” Privacy & Terms. Last modified April 17, 2017.

Yale University. n.d. “About Yale: Yale Facts.” Accessed May 1, 2017.

Citare în text

(Bouman 2016)

(Google 2017)

(Yale University, n.d.)



Articles from newspapers or news sites, magazines, blogs, and like are cited similarly. In the reference list, it can be helpful to repeat the year with sources that are cited also by month and day. If you consulted the article online, include a URL or the name of the databases.

Reference list entries (in alphabetical order)

Manjoo, Farhad. 2017. “Snap Makes a Bet on the Cultural Supremacy of the Camera.” New York Times, March 8, 2017.

Mead, Rebecca. 2017. “The Prophet of Dystopia.” New Yorker, April 17, 2017.

Pai, Tanya. 2017. “The Squishy, Sugary History of Peeps.” Vox, April 11, 2017.

In-text citation

(Manjoo 2017)

(Mead 2017, 43)

(Pai 2017)

For more examples, please consult The Chicago Manual of Style.


SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION PROCESS is developed according to the principle double blind peer review, by university teaching staff and scientific researchers with expertise in the field of the paper. The author’s identity is not known by evaluators and the name of the evaluators is not made known to authors.

Authors are informed of the conclusions of the evaluation report, which represent the argument for accepting/rejecting a paper.

Consequently to the evaluation, there are four possibilities:

a) the paper is accepted for publication as such;

b) the paper is accepted for publication with minor changes;

c) the paper may be published if the author makes recommended improvements;

d) the paper is rejected.

Previous to scientific evaluation, papers are subject to similitude testing (



Quotations from official works/documents (laws, treaties, etc.) and from existing statements in English of personalities should be taken as such from the original.

Authors bear full responsibility for the content of their papers and for non-disclosure of classified information – according to respective law regulations.

Authors are fully responsible for their papers’ content, according to the provisions of Law no. 206/2004 regarding good conduct in scientific research, technological development and innovation.

Published papers are subject to the Copyright Law. All rights are reserved to “Carol Iˮ National Defence University, irrespective if the whole material is taken into consideration or just a part of it, especially the rights regarding translation, re-printing, re-use of illustrations, quotes, dissemination by mass-media, reproduction on microfilms or in any other way and stocking in international databases. Any reproduction is authorized without any afferent fee, provided that the source is mentioned.

Failing to comply with these rules shall trigger paper’s rejection. Sending a paper to the editor implies the author’s agreement on all aspects mentioned above.