The journal EPJ - Special Topics is exclusively devoted to the publication of topical issues, and individual papers cannot be submitted with the exception of long review, tutorial or working report type papers filling a complete issue.
To submit a proposal to EPJ ST as guest editor of a topical issue please proceed as described here.
We strongly encourage the submission of proposals that take the format of “Discussion and Debate” issues: the aim of such publications is the balanced critical presentation of specific unsolved problems, controversial topics, rival theories, alternative methodologies, and negative results of interest at the cutting edge of scientific and technological development. To submit a proposal to EPJ ST “Discussion and Debate” please proceed as described here.
To submit a proposal to EPJ ST as author of a topical issue consisting of a single, review-type monograph, please send the names and affiliations of all authors along with the title, outline and table of contents to