Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies is a multi-disciplinary student-led journal that will create a platform fostering early-career research transcending disciplinary, national and linguistic boundaries. With a primary focus on the Norse world, Apardjón is especially interested in interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies on topics related to the history, literature, language and archaeology of medieval Scandinavian.

Attached to the Centre for Scandinavian Studies at the University of Aberdeen, the journal is strategically located to maximise international impact and fulfil an unmet need in the field of both Scandinavian and Medieval studies.

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Peer Review Process
  •  All articles will go through a blind peer-review and will be read by two editors and/or readers. Each editor/reader will then submit a reader report, indicating whether they will recommend the piece for publication. In cases where the two reader reports present strongly different reviews, a third blind reviewer will evaluate the piece. A final reader report will be sent to the writer together with an acceptance/rejection letter.
Open Access Policies
  • Provides open access to make research freely available, authors retain copyright of their articles. 
Copyright

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • Authors retain copyright of their submitted work and grant Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies right of first publication of the work. The submission will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work, crediting the work's authorship and initial publication in Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies.
  • After their work is published in Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies, authors are able to enter into separate contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of their work, with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) after the submission and publication process.

This journal is kindly supported by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust and the Viking Society for Northern Research.