About Baltic Worlds

Baltic Worlds is a s a multidisciplinary scholarly journal. It publishes scholarly articles in the social sciences, humanities and societal relevant research in the natural sciences. In addition to the peer-reviewed articles, Baltic Worlds also includes interviews, conference reports, reviews and reportage. Its readership is primarily within academia, but also outside higher education, and there are now subscribers in more than 50 countries.  Baltic Worlds seeks to disseminate knowledge about the research being conducted on and in the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe as well as the post-Soviet countries.

Peer-reviewed articles have undergone a double-blind peer-review by at least two independent specialists. A peer-reviewed article published in Baltic Worlds generates one publication point for the authors and their institutions in the Norwegian bibliometric register (DHB).

Baltic Worlds is an Open Access Journal and all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution.Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the scholarly articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author; as long as  it is noted that the article firstly has been published in Baltic Worlds, stating pages and issue, and name of aouthor(s). This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.

Baltic Worlds signed an agreement with EBSCO January 2013 about inclusion in EBSCOhost™ databases. Baltic Worlds is also listed in Sherpa/RoMEO snd DOAJ, apart from EBSCO and DHB.

The journal Baltic Worlds is published by the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) at Södertörn University, and is financed by funds made available by the Östersjöstiftelsen (The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies).  The scientific advisory council includes scholars from several countries and disciplines.




Printed: ISSN 2000-2955

Online: ISSN 2001-7308

About this Web Site

Each issue of the printed Journal Baltic Worlds can be dowloaded as a PDF-file. Press here.>>

You may also will find a selection of articles previously published in the quarterly Baltic Worlds, in particular research articles and reviews, published directly on the Web. Those articles will be added and arranged in chronological order. They are categorized according to the same vignettes used in the magazine: essay, feature, review and interview.

To navigate around the site, simply search using the tags.

On the start page there is a presentation of articles grouped around various themes or topics the editors want to highlight.

It is easy to leave a comment on the individual articles, and it is possible to suggest an article to a colleague. Baltic Worlds on the Web is a space where views and ideas on research can be exchanged, in good scientific tradition.

The editor have the possibility of eliminating comments they regard as misuse, and we would like to hear from anyone who wants report any suspected misuse, but Baltic Worlds cannot take responsibility for every single post.

This site is under development, new functions and sources of information will be added.

If you have ideas about how the site can be improved and developed, please email the editorial board: bw.editor@sh.se.