c The International Review of Roman Law, created under
the auspices of the Ibero-American Association of Roman Law and of the
University of Castilla-La Mancha, is focused on accepting research within the
ambit of the Roman Law,
Romanistic Tradition and Historical-Juridical Sciences, and difussing
The aim of Ridrom is to overcome all geographical
frontiers and it is open to all like-minded individuals and
institutions. The review also covers the activities of the
Ibero-American Association, along with any news or information that may
be of interest to the Romanistic community.
The RIDROM aspires to become a reference
publication within its
field. In order to achieve this, the rigour and
quality of all contributions will be guaranteed through an evaluation
by researchers of accredited claim and prestige.
The journal does not receive direct income from
sales or advertising, only the structural support of the University of
International Journal of Roman Law (RIDROM) constantly seeks
excellence, adapting to the best practices required to scientific
journals. That is why we want to make public a Code of Ethics that has
already been a guide to our action. Our Ethic Code reflects the
objectives and principles set by the Committee on Publications Ethics
(COPE) and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
The Editorial Board will be impartial in managing the articles
submitted for publication and will respect the intellectual
independence of the authors, who must be recognized the right of reply
if they have been evaluated negatively.
All persons involved in the editorial process have an obligation to
keep confidential about the work received and their content until they
have been accepted for publication. None of these persons may use for
their own research data, arguments or interpretations contained in
unpublished works, unless express written consent of the person or
those who have performed it.
3.- Peer review process:
All content of the magazine will be subject to peer review. Peer review
is defined as obtaining advice on individual manuscripts from expert
reviewers or experts in the field who are not part of the journal's
editorial staff. This process, as well as any policies related to the
journal 's peer review procedures, will be clearly described on the
journal's website. Since its origin, the system followed by the journal
is the "double blind".
4.- Governing Body:
The Roman Law Area of the University of Castilla-La Mancha will appoint
an Editorial Board and a Scientific Advisory Committee whose members
will be recognized experts in the thematic areas included within the
scope of the journal. The full names and affiliations of such members
will be provided on the journal's website.
5.- Contact information:
the journal must provide the full names and affiliations of the editors
on the journal's website, as well as the contact information.
Any fees or charges required for the processing of manuscripts and/or
the publication of materials in the journal will be clearly indicated
in a place that is easy for potential authors to find before submitting
their manuscripts for review.
7.- Authoring Rights:
Authoring rights information will be clearly described on the journal's
website, and the license terms will be indicated in all published
8.- Identification and management of allegations of misconduct in the investigation:
Publishers will take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the
publication of documents where misconduct has occurred in the
investigation, including plagiarism, manipulation of appointments and
forgery or manufacture of data, among others. Under no circumstances
will publishers encourage such misconduct or knowingly allow such
misconduct to occur. The Editorial Board will consider withdrawing a
publication in case of misconduct or issuing a note in case of
inconclusive evidence of misconduct.
9.- Ownership and administration:
information about the ownership and administration of the journal will
be clearly indicated on the journal's website. Publishers will not use
names from organizations that may confuse potential authors and
publishers about the nature of the journal owner.
10.- Conflicts of interest:
Members of the editorial team and reviewers shall abstain in the event
of a conflict of interest with respect to an author, or the content of
a manuscript to be evaluated.
11.- Access: the journal is open access and free of charge.
12.- Publication calendar:
The journal conforms to a stable periodicity that guarantees the
scheduled publication of the selected articles. Such periodicity shall
be clearly indicated on the journal's website.
13.- Archive and security: there is a backup of the issues published by the magazine and, in addition, a paper copy is archived.
this index we figure in the Catalog, what means that we are among those
4.000 magazines of higher quality of those 18.000 indexed (two are only
in Roman Right) and only ours of free access (
of Open Access Journals), the
journal "Revista Internacional de Derecho Romano" has now been added to
the directory; have a look at the description at:
DICE it is fruit of an agreement of collaboration between the
Superior Council of Scientific Researchs (CSIC) and the National Agency
of Evaluation of the Quality and Acreditation (ANECA).
ANECA uses this database like reference of quality
of the Spanish publications, in its processes of faculty's evaluation.
It is also used by other Agencies, as ANEP or CNEAI.
RECOLECTA a través de RUIDERA.
RIDROM is a periodic scientific
publication in electronic
format. It doesn't have printed edition, although the
published articles will also be conserved in paper support.
RIDROM is an open access journal.
will be able to update their articles, adding a new version, and
include multimedia content: photos, videos, sound, etc. On the other
hand, readers will be able to interact through the journals’s email.
FREQUENCY OF PUBLICATION
RIDROM is a biannual publication. Editions will be published
at the end of April and October respectively.
RIDROM will be published in Spanish and English. Nevertheless, it is
possible for articles to be published in any other language of
considerable scientific diffusion (German, French, Italian,
Portuguese). That said, the translation of the article into English, on
the part of the author, inevitably facilitates its diffusion and impact
RIDROM is divided up into sections: summaries, news and view of
Under "Summaries", information on the articles
of each edition will be given.
In the "News" section, forthcoming events,
meetings, congresses, seminars, courses, publications, etc., will be
detailed. "View of
reviews" section will
regarding other magazines.
TO THE AUTHORS
The works will be original
articles of research or of diffusion of research
SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
The articles should be sent by email,
for the attention of Dra. Alicia Valmaña (firstname.lastname@example.org ),
should include the following information (very important in
relation to meta tags):
- Title in the original lenguage and English.
- Author: surname and first name, Institution to which the individual
belongs and professional category.
- Email address.
Matter(s) to which the article can be assigned.
- Key words in the language
of the article and in English
(maximum ten, simple or compound).
Whether the article has been published (detailing name of publication)
- Abstract in the language of the article
and in English (maximum 900 characters).
IF YOU WANT TO KNOW THE NUMBER OF CHARACTERS
IN YOUR ABSTRACT, CLICK HERE!!
Works must be submitted in Word format
with the font in Book Antiqua, font size 14, with a space and half of
spacing and with the text justified. Allow two
lines between paragraphs.
The title in the language
of the article and in English
should appear on the first page in uppercase, boldface, size 16 and
centered. Underneath this, separated by two lines, the author’s first
name and surname, professional category and the institution to which
they belong should appear, all of which should be equally centered and
in font size 14. A gap of two lines should be allowed,
followed by the abstract in the language of the article and in English
(maximum 900 characters) and the key words in
the language of the article and in English
Notes are to be placed at the bottom of the page, in the same font,
font size 12.
In terms of the form in which bibliographical references should be
made, any of the ways recognised under a given discipline will be
permitted. Preferably, they should be adjusted to the ISO 690-1987
norms and their equivalent UNE 50-104-94.
It is recommended to include at the end of the
work the list of used bibliography.
Works that meets the requirements will be
revised by two external referees
to the entity publisher, of the Scientific Advisory Committee or
renowned experts, by double blind system. In the case of existing a discrepancy and
on the basis of the referees’ reports, the Editorial
Council, will decide by a majority vote as to whether the
article should be published and in which edition. The decision
will be communicated to the author
within four months of having received the article; a record shall be
kept of the date of submission and acceptance. In the event
that an article is rejected, the reasons as to why (it was not
accepted) shall be passed on to the author.
RIDROM not charge the authors for the costs of
processing and shipping the items. From the time of acceptance, the authors retain all rights and
copyright on the article, with the only limitations
In the event that the article is
selected and published in this magazine, the author authorizes its
publishers free to use the said article or parts of it, with mention to
the author always being given, in any type of publication, and to
obtain any corresponding economic benefits which may be derived from
The journal will allow authors to deposit in open
access institutional or thematic repositories at least the final
version of their accepted articles for publication within a maximum of
In addition to this, the copying, presentation and distribution of the
articles contained in this publication is permitted under the terms of
the Creative Commons Attribution- Non Commercial-
NoDerivs Public License, which stipulates:
must be given, and in full, to the original authors of the
article and the review;
of articles are not allowed to be used for commercial purposes;
original content of the articles must not be altered; and
terms of this license must be indicated in relation to any use or
distribution of articles. The "Creative Commons"
license will be referred to.
A complete version of the Public License Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs is available by clicking on:
RIDROM is not responsible for the content and/or authenticity of
published works, albeit every possible effort will be made to control