Call for Papers

Horizon Insights is the quarterly open-access journal published by Beyond the Horizon International Strategic Studies Group. In line with the group’s mission, Horizon Insights disseminates research offering in-depth analyses, insight and realistic policies about chronic and emerging security challenges, crises, conflicts, and war. In more general terms, qualitative and quantitative works addressing defence and security-related matters are covered in the journal. For a better understanding, previous issues can be found here.

Horizon Insights welcomes your unsolicited manuscripts between 5.000-10.000 words. For more guidance on requirements, please consult “Guidelines for Contributors”.

Manuscripts for publication are accepted on a quarterly basis. The journal is published in every March, June, September, and December. The deadlines for submissions are 1 February, 1 May, 1 August, and 1 November of the respective publication year. 

We preferably accept manuscripts in British English using APA 7th edition referencing style. But manuscripts using another citation style in a consistent way are also accepted.

We preferably accept manuscripts in British English using the Chicago Manual of Style using endnotes  in line with the Chicago   Notes format?  A quick reference citation guide may be found here (please use the   Notes format). Please note that this requires the removal of any in-text citations.

Submissions should be sent exclusively in electronic format to

Upon receipt of your manuscript, a confirmation e-mail will be sent electronically. The results of the evaluation by the editors will be communicated to you through email.

For further enquiries, please contact our Editorial Office:

Tel: +32 (0)2 801 13 57
Address: Davincilaan 1,
1930 Zaventem Belgium