Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of European Social Research aims providing a medium for interdisciplinary debate regarding the theory and practice of area studies as well as for empirical studies of European politics, economy, cultures and societies. The central area focus of the journal is European in its broadest geographical definition with a special emphasis on the southeastern part. The Journal intends to be a focus for the interest of both cross-national and single-country specialists in European social research.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Research articles published in the Journal of European Social Research have to undergo accurate peer review, based on initial editor screening by at least two anonymous referees.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...