About Us

First printed in 2012, Studia Iuridico-Historica is a scientific journal published by the Department of History at the South West University “Neofit Rilski” – Blagoevgrad (Bulgaria). The editors’ aim is to establish this periodical as a print medium for research, innovative scientific opinions, comments, press releases, reviews and evaluations of monographs and annual anthologies. The magazine also comprises a separate column, dedicated to translation and critical comments of new, unpublished or less known and difficult to access historical sources.

            The journal’s objectives are:

  • to collaborate the improvement of research activities and exchange of ideas;
  • to enable the publishing of independent and joint academic research in a comprehensive chronological order from ancient times till modern age;
  • to promote outcomes of implemented research projects, academic forums and discussions and to participate in their realization;

Subjects in the field of history and history of law as well as subjects in other academic fields with historical or legal background will be accepted for publication. Studia Iuridico-Historica is a platform for academic dialogue dealing with major scientific topics of educational, cultural and social importance. Studia Iuridico-Historica also contributes to the improvement of the quality of educational process and simplifies the access to newest and significant scientific developments.

Members of the editorial committee are renowned and distinguished scholars. There is a significant number of reviewers who also contribute to the working flow. The submitted material, which is displayed in chronological order and according to themes, is handed out for reviewing randomly and anonymously by the editorial department based on the double-blind peer review system.

Studia Iuridico-Historica is published twice a year. The editorial department reserves the right to prepare and release special editions on occasions such as anniversaries or relevant for the entire academic community events. The full-text issue appears in paper. Under the provisions of the Access Directive Studia Iuridico-Historica is also available as a digital version at sih.swu.bg.

Due to its potential to reach a bigger audience among the international scientific milieu the journal also accepts submissions in English and Russian language.