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Aims and Scope

International Journal of Sino-Western Studies IJS is a Chinese-English bilingual academic journal, which is published twice a year in June and December in Finland by the Nordic Forum of Sino-Western Studies. It is published simultaneously in printed and electronic online versions.  

The Nordic Forum of Sino-Western Studies is a university-related research platform based in Helsinki. We aim at encouraging Sino-Western dialogue, research, and enhancement of scholarly activities, e.g, conferences, student & scholar exchange, academic essay prize, and publication. As part of its publication programs, the Forum publishes a new Chinese-English bilingual journal to promote Sino-Western Studies internationally.

The articles published in this journal do not necessarily represent the view or position of the journal or of the editorial board. This journal is fully open access, but once any part of this journal is reprinted, reproduced, or utilized in any form or by any means, presently known or hereafter invented, our journal's name should be mentioned, including quotations in academic works or book reviews. We neither charge APCs nor authors to publish articles in our journal, and the only license term for quoting or downloading our articles is to mention our journal's name as the source of origin. Users can use, reuse, and build upon the material published in our journal but only for non-commercial purposes.

Publisher

Nordic Forum of Sino-Western Studies, Vellikellontie 3 A 4, 00410 Helsinki, Finland. Email: sfprize@gmail.com, Tel. + 358-40-836-0793

Co-Publisher

Collaborative Innovation Center for Confucian Studies

Sponsors

University of Helsinki, Dept. of World Cultures, Study of Religions

Peking University, Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies

Shanghai University, Center for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society

Institute of European and American Religion and Culture, Wuhan University

Editorial Committee

International Journal of Sino-Western Studies (IJS)

Vellikellontie 3 A 4, 00410 Helsinki, Finland

Email: ijofsws@gmail.com, Tel. + 358-40-836-0793

Sole Agent

Sanovan Press

Vellikellontie 3 A 4, 00410 Helsinki, Finland,

Email: ijofsws@gmail.com, Tel. + 358-40-836-0793

Index and Database

This journal is indexed in ESCI, SCOPUS, EBSCO, and other databases. It is also viewed as the same as CSSCI or other core journals in many universities and colleges in China. For more information please visit the "Index and Database".

Copyrights Issues and License Terms

Authors of accepted manuscripts assign to the International Journal of Sino-Western Studies the right to publish the text both electronically and in any other format and to make it available permanently in an electronic archive. 

This journal is fully open access, but once any part of this journal is reprinted, reproduced, or utilized in any form or by any means, presently known or hereafter invented, our journal's name should be mentioned, including quotations in academic works or book reviews.

We neither charge APCs nor authors to publish articles in our journal, and the only license term for quoting or downloading our articles is to mention our journal's name as the source of origin. Users can use, reuse, and build upon the material published in our journal but only for non-commercial purposes.