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About the Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies

The Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies (ISSN: 2815-2867) is a national open-access academic electronic journal with double-blind peer review by independent referees. It is published by St. Kliment Ohridski University Press.

The sections “Linguistics”, “Literary Studies”, “Translation Studies”, “Cultural and Country Studies” form the scientific part of the Journal. They contain original fundamental and applied scholarly research in all areas of modern German and Scandinavian Studies – literary studies, linguistics, translation studies, social sciences, history and culture of the German-speaking countries and the Nordic countries, intercultural communication, multilingualism, philosophy, theatre studies, history of art, and musicology. The Journal prioritises research that explores and elucidates the connections and relations between Bulgaria, on the one hand, and the German-speaking countries and the Nordic countries, on the other, in the areas listed above.

The sections “Methodology and Didactics”, “Texts awarded in competitions for students and pupils”, “Translations of prose and poetry” and “Reviews” contain student texts; texts from competitions; reviews of scholarly publications and translations; surveys and reports; translations of fiction and poetry, journalistic and scholarly texts, and others.

The editorial board includes Bulgarian and international experts in literary studies, theoretical and applied linguistics, translation studies, social sciences, cultural studies and history. The reviewers of the journal are prominent scholars from Bulgaria, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Hungary, Poland, and others.

The journal is published annually. The annual submission deadline is June 1.

In connection with anniversaries, conferences, and other special occasions, special and thematic volumes of the Journal are published, following the established procedure for editing and reviewing materials. Special and thematic issues are also published in print, with their content identical to the electronic version.

The journal publishes texts in Bulgarian, German, English, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish.

The publisher provides open and free online access to all published materials. Publication in the journal is free of charge.

The journal is included in the National Reference List of Contemporary Bulgarian Scientific Publications with Scientific Review.

The journal is published and indexed in CEEOL (Central and Eastern European Online Library), Crossref and Google Scholar.

Physical and postal address of the publisher:

St. Kliment Ohridski University Press
30 Zlatovrah Str.
Lozenets District, 1164
Sofia, BULGARIA

E-mail address of the publisher: GermScand@fcml.uni-sofia.bg

Telephone number of the publisher: 00359 878 254 192

Website of the publisher: https://germscand.fcml.uni-sofia.bg/

E-mail the Editorial Board at: JournalGermScand@fcml.uni-sofia.bg