About the Journal

Studia Orientalia Electronica (StOrE) is a peer-reviewed, Open Access multidisciplinary journal publishing original research articles and reviews in all fields of Asian and African studies. The main areas of interest are: African Studies, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Semitic Studies, Altaic Studies, East Asian Studies, South Asian Studies, Tibetan Studies, Arabic Linguistics, Assyriology, Egyptology, and Japanese Studies.

Contributions to Studia Orientalia Electronica will be submitted to two anonymous peer-reviewers. The statements from the reviewers and the publication decision are usually sent to the writer within two months of submission.

The journal follows the peer review instructions of Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing and the guidelines "Responsible conduct of research and procedures for handling allegations of misconduct in Finland" issued by Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (TENK). All peer-reviewed articles of the journal are indicated with the peer-review label, which is a registered trademark of the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies. The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies issues the right to use the label to publication series based on applications. 

Since 1 August 2020, articles follow the NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. Before this date, the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license was applied. Since September 2020, Studia Orientalia Electronica has belonged to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Studia Orientalia Electronica is published by the Finnish Oriental Society.

The financial support offered to Studia Orientalia Electronica by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV) is highly appreciated, as is the partnership of the Foundation of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East.