Paper Submission Guidelines

Authors whose final papers have been accepted are invited to finalize their manuscript using the Springer Template. Final papers should be non-blinded paper incl. name(s) and affiliation(s) of all authors involved and contain between 2,500 and 3,000 words (incl. lists, captions and tables, excl. abstract) with a total of 10 – max. 15 pages, and 5 – 7 images included in the text.

Please submit a zip file named “paper-id.no_lastname.submitter” containing the following:

1. Non-blinded Word doc/x including the names and affiliations of all authors

2. Abstract at the beginning of the document

3. An additional zip package with all figures in high resolution as follows: photos and drawings (300 dpi), graphics with fine lines or coloured diagrams (600-1200 dpi), Colour mode CMYK, file format (TIFF/JPG/EPS).

4. Signed Licence to Publish of corresponding author – pls. include correct title of your contribution

Paper titles should be no more than 50 characters with spaces and should give a clear insight into the topic of the paper. Papers should be concise and follow a logical structure providing: Abstract, Introduction, Background, Methods, Results and Reflection, and Conclusion. The paper should be written in British English.

Springer provides a word template, which authors are asked to use, for more info pls. visit

Please send the ZIP file via email to by Friday, 31 May, 23:59 CEST.

Important Dates

Call for Papers
Abstract Submission Deadline
Notification of Abstract Acceptance
Full Paper Submission Deadline
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance
Final Paper Submission Deadline
Notification of Final Paper Acceptance
Manuscript Submission Deadline

Contact Person

Prof. Philipp Eversmann / Prof.  Julian Lienhard
University of Kassel

FB 06 | ASL 1 | FG EDEK / TWE
Universitätsplatz 9
34109 Kassel

Email: info[at]