• Acta Academica: Critical views on society, culture and politics

    Acta Academica is an accredited, open access South African journal dedicated to scholarship in the humanities. The journal publishes independently refereed research articles in the humanities. It promotes the perspectives of critical social theory and engagements with postcolonial and post-developmental debates with special reference to (Southern) Africa. The journal is thereby in support of scholarly work that examines how the humanities in the twenty-first century respond to the double imperative of theorising the world and changing it. The journal appears twice a year and is published in English. 

  • Acta Structilia

    Acta Structilia is a South African accredited journal and publishes peer reviewed articles on any topic in the field of the physical and development sciences (i.e. architecture, quantity surveying, construction management, project management, building economy, engineering and property development). 

  • Acta Theologica

    Acta Theologica is an internationally established peer-reviewed academic journal listed in various indices, including the Web of Science and SciELO South Africa. Hosted by the Faculty of Theology & Religion at the University of the Free State, the journal embraces both its rootedness in the African continent and the global public sphere of theological research. The publishing of innovative, interdisciplinary, and contextual theological knowledge with a significant edge is thus of the utmost importance. Only articles in English are published in the two regular editions in June and December. Occasional monographs or longer contributions are also published in a concurrent series of Supplementa.

  • Communitas

    Communitas is an accredited academic journal publishing scientific articles in the context of community communication, development communication, strategic communication, media studies, journalism and related disciplines. The journal aims to promote a better understanding of communication-related issues which affect developing societies, including Southern African communities.

    This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

  • Journal for Juridical Science

    The Journal for Juridical Science is accredited by the Department of Higher Education (DHET) and the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS). It is a national journal that publishes original research contributions in law in Afrikaans and English. Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary contributions, which bridge the gap between legal scholarship and other pertinent academic principles, are also welcomed.

  • Journal for Translation Studies in Africa

    JTSA promotes the scholarly study of translational phenomena in the widest sense of the word, including intralingual, interlingual and intersemiotic translation, and values interpreting and translation equally. It welcomes interdisciplinary research, including but not limited to interpreting studies, multimodality and multimedia studies, development studies, media studies, cultural studies, political science, sociology and history. Contributions can be theoretical, empirical or applied.

  • Perspectives in Education

    Perspectives in Education (PiE) is a fully open access journal, which means that all articles are freely available on the internet immediately upon publication. PiE is also a professional, peer-reviewed journal that encourages the submission of previously unpublished articles on contemporary educational issues. As a journal that represents a variety of cross-disciplinary interests, both theoretical and practical, it seeks to stimulate debate on a wide range of topics. PiE invites manuscripts employing innovative qualitative and quantitative methods and approaches including (but not limited to), ethnographic observation and interviewing, grounded theory, life history, case study, curriculum analysis and critique, policy studies, ethno-methodology, social and educational critique, phenomenology, deconstruction, and genealogy.

  • Southern Journal for Contemporary History

    The Southern Journal for Contemporary History is published by the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State. It is a national, academic and accredited journal that publishes academically outstanding articles of a contemporary historical or political nature. Only articles dealing with topics on sub-Saharan Africa and in particular South Africa will be considered.

  • Town and Regional Planning

    Town and Regional Planning is a South African accredited journal for independently adjudicated research articles on applicable topics in town, urban and regional planning.