Submissions and proposals

Author guidelines

The guidelines below will help you in submitting a manuscript/proposal, and reach a helping hand to smooth the process of preparing your book:

Book proposal guidelines/What should be in a proposal

Please make use of the submission form below to present your manuscript/proposal to our board.
If you are submitting a proposal for one of our series, please check the webpage of the series for all relevant information.

Submission dates for proposals

Leuven University Press presents all new proposals and manuscripts considered for publication to an independent Editorial Board for initial assessment.

The deadlines for submission of manuscripts and proposals are:

– January 22
– April 1
– June 1
– August 22
– November 1

To submit a manuscript/proposal, contact:

Nienke Roelants, director
Mirjam Truwant, acquisitions editor
or send an e-mail to

To publish in the series Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia, contact Patricia Di Costanzo.

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3000 Leuven

Links & Resources

Guidelines for submitting a manuscript or proposal
Style sheets for preparing a manuscript for production
From dissertation to monograph: Practical advice
Checklist Reproductions & Copyrights
Open Access Policy
Open Access Policy – Summary
Guidelines Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia
Richtlijnen Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia

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