Author Guidelines

Manuscripts must be submitted by e-mail to The corresponding author will receive all correspondence, including an initial acknowledgment and the decision, by email.

Initial submission

The submission file has to be a single PDF created from LaTeX source. All formats will be accepted but it is encouraged to prepare the file according to the journal's LaTeX class file amas.cls. The easiest way to prepare your manuscript is to download the style file amas.cls and fill in this LaTeX template file (see corresponding PDF file).

The manuscript (written in English) should contain the following elements:

Ensure the references are quoted accurately, and use the standard abbreviations for journal names prepared by the American Mathematical Society (see Mathematical Reviews Serials Abbreviations List). 

Manuscripts that fail to meet the above requirements will be rejected.

Revised manuscript

Revised manuscripts should be returned within 2 weeks (for minor revisions) or 4 weeks (for major revisions). Revisions must still be submitted as a single PDF generated from the revised LaTeX source files.

Final submission (accepted paper for publication)

If a submission is accepted, the contact person will receive instructions for submitting LaTeX source of final version of accepted paper, as well as all figures in EPS format.

Proof correction

The corresponding author will receive a proof of the paper for checking before it is published. Corrected galley proofs should be returned within 5 working days.

Copyright Notice

Submission of an original manuscript to the Acta Mathematica Spalatensia will be taken to mean that it represents original work not previously published, that it is not being considered elsewhere for publication; that the author is willing to assign copyright to the journal as per a contract that will be sent to the author just prior to publication and, if accepted for publication, it will be published in print and online and it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, for commercial purposes, in any language, without the consent of the publisher. The journal takes the stance that the publication of scholarly research is meant to disseminate knowledge and, in a not-for-profit regime, benefits neither publisher nor author financially. It sees itself as having an obligation to its authors and to society to make content available online now that the technology allows for such a possibility.