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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The article has not been published previously or submitted for consideration by any other journal (or alternatively, an explanation has been provided for the Editor in the comments section).
  • The Nereis Journal template has been used to submit the article.
  • Wherever possible, URL addresses should be provided for references.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographical standards described in the Author Guidelines in About the Journal.
  • I accept the authorship and granting of rights statement.

Author Guidelines


Nereis. Interdisciplinary Ibero-American Journal of Methods, Modelling and Simulation.


1. Work submitted should be original (scientific articles and bibliographic reviews) may not be submitted simultaneously to another publication. Owing to their national and international scope, articles may be written in Spanish or preferably in English. EPHORUS plagiarism detection software is applied.

2. Authors must register on this platform to send their work and follow the entire publication process. If the author already has a user account, they can Log in here or Register here if they have not yet created an account.

3.Work must be submitted by completing the Nereis Journal template in doc, docx or odt format.



Any tables or figures should be attached as separate documents in tif, jpg or png format. Poor quality images of figures or tables below 300 dpi (dots per inch) will not be accepted.

4. Original work should be submitted in A4 format with 3 cm margins and full justification, in Time or Times New Roman 12-point font.

5. The first page should show the title of the article in Spanish and in English, together with the name and affiliation of the author/s (maximum six authors) and the lead author's postal and e-mail addresses. The body of the text must be preceded by two abstracts in Spanish and in English and should not exceed 20 pages including figures, tables, notes, bibliography, summaries and key words.

6. Key words must be in lower case and should include no more than six words in the original language of the article and in English.

7. Italics must be used to highlight expressions, the words of others and words in a different language.

8. References in the body of the text, citations and end bibliography should follow the Vancouver system, as shown in the template.

9.The source of any images used should be indicated in all cases in the caption, with full and accurate details for their identification (author, work, year, URL, etc.) as applicable.

10. The journal is published in March each year. Work will be reviewed by two anonymous referees who do not belong to the editing board, following the double blind peer review system. Authors will be informed within 90 calendar days whether their work has been accepted or not (with the reasons for rejection). The journal reserves the right to partially change the style or format of work submitted.

11. Authors undertake to follow the suggestions made by reviewers for changes to work accepted for publication. Following publication, authors will receive a copy of the journal and a pdf file with their work in its final format.

12. The statement of authorship and granting of rights is deemed to be accepted by the author/s when they tick the acceptance box. Please read the AUTHORSHIP AND GRANTING OF RIGHTS STATEMENT.



The author/s state that the work submitted complies with the following:

  • That this is an original work.
  • That it does not breach third party rights or use any pre-existing work in any way.
  • That it has not been previously published.
  • That it has not been simultaneously submitted to another publication.
  • That all authors have contributed intellectually to producing the article (for works by more than one author).
  • That all the authors have read and approved the submitted manuscript (for works by more than one author).
  • That, in the event that the article is published, they transfer and grant full copyright over the work to the Publications Service at the “San Vicente Mártir” Catholic University of Valencia (the “Publisher”), without limitation, and without whose express permission none of the material published in the journal may be reproduced. Copyright is granted for worldwide geographical scope and for the maximum time permitted under current legislation.
  • That all intellectual property rights over the article, as well as those intrinsically related to it, will correspond exclusively to the Publisher, which may disseminate it in their name, with the authority to grant third party rights.
  • • That the Publisher does not necessarily share the views and opinions expressed by the author/s in the article.

With this document, the Publications Service at the “San Vicente Mártir” Catholic University of Valencia takes over, including but not limited to, the rights to edit, publish, reproduce, distribute copies, prepare derived work in paper, electronic or multimedia format and include the article in national and international indexes or databases.