Anthroposophic Perspectives in Inclusive Social Development

Guidelines for Authors

Dear authors,
Thank you for your interest in writing an article for our journal.
It is very helpful to us in the editorial team if you follow the guidelines below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.


Language: Entries can be submitted in German or English. Accepted contributions are translated into the other language. If you already have a professionally created translation, please submit it with the original text. If you would like to submit an article in another language, please consult with the editors. This is will only be possible possible in exceptional cases due to the increased costs.

Length: Contributions usually include 20,000-40,000 characters (including spaces. Shorter contributions are also welcome. For longer contributions, we recommend you seek guidance from the editorial team in advance.

Layout: Please add intermediate headings to the text for better readability. The layout and final setting of the titles and intermediate titles will be determined by the editors.

Gender: Please use male and female forms equally and in consistent manner.

Format: Please submit the manuscript in electronic form in MSWord format (.doc or .docx) or a compatible file format (e.g. RTF).

Formatting: Please send us your contribution without formatting (no hyphenation, no marks, underlines or character formatting).

Pictures and graphics: The editorial team appreciates materials (e.g. meaningful photos) to be used for design and layout. Please provide graphics (photos, pictures, tables, etc.) separately so that they can be edited by us for printing.

Formatting Images/Graphics: Please send photos and graphics in the highest possible resolution. When scanning, set the format as tif or jpg, with a resolution of 300 dpi.

References in text

  • Within the running text, short references are placed in brackets. Example: (King 1995, p. 66)
  • When identifying the author, please do not apply any formatting.

Reference lists

For each reference in the text, please enter the source in the reference list in alphabetical order. If possible, the reference list should comply with the following conventions:

Monographs: König, K. (1995): Sensory development and body experience. Curative educational aspects of the sensory teaching of Rudolf Steiner, 4th edition. Verlag Freies Geistleben, Stuttgart.

Works by Rudolf Steiner: Steiner, R. (1995): Curative Education Course (GA 317). Anthroposophic Press, Hudson.

Contributions in an edited volume/collection: Müller-Wiedemann, H. (1988): The disfigured world. On the understanding of early childhood autism. In: Holtzapfel, W. et al.: Early childhood autism as a developmental disorder. Hollow Press, Cincinnati.

Articles in a journal: Küttner, A. (2000a): Social therapy – healing agogic. In: Soul Care in Healing Education and Social Therapy, 19, p. 13-16.

For multiple authors, editors or places: please separate with semicolon.

Texts from the Internet: Fischer, A. (2010): On the quality of relationship services in institutions for people with disabilities. Apendix.
Retrieval date: 04/05/2013


The receipt of a text is confirmed by the editors. The editorial team then reviews the text and decides on its acceptance.
We assume that submitted texts have not already been published elsewhere and are not otherwise submitted or provided for publication without agreement. Contributions are edited by the editors. Proposals for changes in content are agreed with the author. Before printing, the author receives a ready-to-print copy for examination. The editors cannot guarantee that a contribution will appear in a particular issue.


Contributions in the journal are usually not compensated. The author receives 2-3 copies of the issue in which the contribution appears.

Author’s note

For the author’s note we need a photo as well as a brief description of your professional biography (about 2-3 lines), place of work and focus of your professional activities.

Contact editor

Gabriele Scholtes, Managing Editor:

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