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The Provisions of Postgraduate Students of education in Xiamen University applying for degree by publishing academic papers

2017-01-05


According to characteristics of categoriesof the discipline and the branches, the Education Academic Degree Evaluation Committeeof Xiamen University has decided to make the following provisions about therequirement of publishing academic papers by postgraduatestudents.


1.The provisions of postgraduate students applying for degree by publishingacademic papers

Before gaining the Ph.D. Degree, theAcademic education doctoral students have to publish at least one article atthe best academic journal of Liberal Arts in our university, or in A kind of coreacademic journal as the first author (the supervisor the first author, studentsthe second author regarding as the first author) with Xiamen University as thefirst signature unit. It is also admitted that students publish at least threearticles (Words not less than 3000 words) in the two types of core academic journalsof Liberal Arts in our university. One of the two types of core academicjournals can be replaced by monographs, textbooks or academic works oftranslation, which is related to their degree thesis (monographs more than 30,000words, textbooks and translations more than 50,000 words, which can beaccumulated). The articles including in SCIEI and SSCI should have the offer paper, and academicpapers indexed by EI should be a journal paper. TaiwanHong KongMacao and overseasforeign postgraduate students are allowed to publish articles on TaiwanHong KongMacao and overseasforeign Academic Journals (having ISSN) with no mandatoryrequirement for publication level. The above academic journals do not include supplement,monograph and album.

Before gaining the Ph.D. Degree, the Practical educationdoctoral students have to publish at least one article at the best academicjournal of Liberal Arts in our university, or in A kind of core academicjournal as the first author (the supervisor the first author, students thesecond author regarding as the first author) with Xiamen University as thefirst signature unit. It is also admitted that students publish at least twoarticles (Words not less than 3000 words) in the two types of core academicjournals of Liberal Arts in our university. One of the two types of coreacademic journals can be replaced by monographs, textbooks or academic works oftranslation, which is related to their degree thesis (monographs more than30,000 words, textbooks and translations more than 50,000 words, which can beaccumulated). The articles including in SCIEI and SSCI should have the offer paper, and academicpapers indexed by EI should be a journal paper. TaiwanHong KongMacao and overseasforeign postgraduate students are allowed to publish articles on TaiwanHong KongMacao and overseasforeign Academic Journals (having ISSN) with no mandatory requirement forpublication level. The above academic journals do not include supplement,monograph and album.

Before gaining the Master Degree, the education master studentsmust publish at least one article related to the discipline as the first author(the supervisor the first author, students the second author regarding as thefirst author) with Xiamen University as the first signature unit in the public academicjournals or Journal of book (with ISSN or ISBN, without supplement, monographand album). Research papers with the first author publishing in <<Journalof International Higher Education Research >> issued by the Institute ofEducation of our university are deemed as formal issue of the journal papers.As for students of the major of national defense education, publishing academicpapers is not essential condition  forapplying for the master's degree.

2. Identification of Core Journals

Core publications are as the criterion in the latestedition of <<Xiamen University Core Academic Journals Catalogue>> affirmedby Graduate Department of our University. The old version is still effectivewithin one year after the announcement of the new version.

3.Others

This provision is the supplement of <<The Provisions of Postgradute students in Xiamen University applying for degreeby publishing academic papers (Xiamen University Research 2014 No. 31) >>,implementing from grade 2014 graduate students.  


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