Instructions to Authors

Submission Preparation Checklist

Authors are obliged to check their submission for the following:

  1. The submission is an original contribution not published or submitted elsewhere.
  2. For submission, the use of the pre-formatted template is obligatory. Please read the formatting instructions.
  3. The standard bibliographic requirements including the Vancouver Referencing System for citation formats ( are obeyed. The Harvard system is also accepted (
  4. The standard declarations for original articles, review articles, short reports, case studies, and viewpoints.
  5. The authors fill in and send the pre-formatted copyright declaration.
  6. After a manuscript is accepted, authors have to pay the article processing fee.
    • Thanks to a donation, all accepted submissions presently are free of charge.
  7. Authors can submit their work by email.


Author Guidelines

We check all submissions for plagiarism and publish accepted articles, successively.

The journal employs an anonymous peer review. After a positive review, we accept in JGPOH contributions of

  • original research
  • reviews of literature
  • short reports
  • case studies
  • viewpoints


The English version is legally the only relevant for all texts in JGPOH.

Translations into other languages cannot be guaranteed to always provide the exact meaning of the original English text, although the translation system we use is likely to be the best available. Exceptions regarding the legal language are indicated at the end of the respective publication.


Authors may apply for discount or waving of the APCs upon lack of financial support for their publication.

  • original research: 400 €
  • reviews of literature: 300 €
  • short reports: 100 €
  • case studies: 100 €
  • viewpoints: 100 €

Privacy Statements

We shall use names and addresses entered in JGPOH exclusively for the purposes declared in JGPOH. This information will not be available to any other person, party or purpose.