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.

In 2015, Studia Orientalia Electronica was granted the permission to use the peer-review label of The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV). For further information, see www.tsv.fi/fi/palvelut/tunnus. 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.