Guide for Authors

• Journal of Fractional Calculus and Applications (JFCA) welcomes author submissions of papers concerning any branch of Fractional Calculus operators, Derivatives and integrals of fractional orders, Fractional order Differential Equations, Fractional order Integral equations, Dynamical analysis, Mathematical Engineering, Mathematical Physics, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical economic, Control Theory, Chaos Theory, Special Functions, Applied Mathematics, Complex Analysis, Quantum Calculus (q-calculus), The applications of the fractional Calculus in all the fields of sciences,  and any other related topics.

For the initial submission for review, pdf file is acceptable and the manuscript can be in any conventional style. Accepted manuscripts should use the following journal template.

Frequency:  One Volume  per all the year

Subject Category: Fractional Calculus and its Applications

Submission checklist

You can use this list to carry out a final check of your submission before you send it to the journal for review.

Ensure that the following items are present in the Title page:

One or two authors have been designated as the corresponding author with contact details:

  • E-mail address

  • Full postal address

These items should be uploaded via Editorial Manager in the following order:

  1. Cover letter (mandatory).
  2. Main document (Manuscript), which includes keywords, text, references, tables, and figures (mandatory). Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided. Indicate clearly if color should be used for any figures in print.
  3. Conflict of Interest (mandatory).
  4. Compliance with Ethics Requirement (if applicable)
  5. Author's biography (for review articles - mandatory). Include in the manuscript a short (maximum 100 words) biography of each author, along with a passport-type photograph accompanying the other figures.
  6. Graphical abstract (mandatory for all except the letter to the editor). A Graphical Abstract is a single, concise, pictorial, and visual summary of the main findings of the article. This could either be the concluding figure from the article or a figure that is specially designed for the purpose, which captures the content of the article for readers at a single glance. The Graphical Abstract will be displayed in the online contents list and the online article.
  7. Research Highlights (mandatory): Research highlights should be 5-6 bullets and each bullet should contain no more than 85 characters without numbering.
  8. Supplemental files (where applicable).

Submit your Article


  • Our online submission system guides you stepwise through the process of entering your article details and uploading your files. The system converts your article files to a single PDF file used in the peer-review process. Editable files (e.g., Word, LaTeX) are required to typeset your article for final publication. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.

Suggesting reviewers:

  • The author(s) is (are) asked to submit the complete affiliation and institutional e-mail addresses of at least four possible referees.

  • You should not suggest reviewers who are colleagues, or who have co-authored or collaborated with you during the last three years. Editors do not invite reviewers who have potential competing interests with the authors. Further, in order to provide a broad and balanced assessment of the work, and ensure scientific rigor, please suggest diverse candidate reviewers who are located in different countries/regions from the author group. Also consider other diversity attributes e.g. gender, race and ethnicity, career stage, etc. Finally, you should not include existing members of the journal's editorial team, of whom the journal are already aware.

Note: the editor decides whether or not to invite your suggested reviewers. Accepted manuscripts should use the journal template.

Article Processing Charge:

The journal is published in both print and online versions and all articles published in the journal are fully open-access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. Publication Fee is free of charge.