Nordic Studies in Education publishes articles, information and debate on subjects within, and of relevance for, education in the Nordic countries. In particular, the journal focuses on Nordic dimensions of education. From 2018 the journal was an e-only journal and was published at idunn.no. From nr.1/2020 the journal is no longer published by Scandinavian University Press.
Through peer reviewed research articles, through debate, and through information on current issues, educational problems are presented from various points of view.
The journal is a source of information on the various Nordic research environments, and a source of information for publications, conferences and other events.
Its target audiences are researchers, educators at different levels, and readers with a general interest in the field of education.
Nordic Studies in Education is published quarterly. It accepts contributions written in the Scandinavian languages and in English.
All research articles that are considered relevant for publication in the journal are reviewed by at least two anonymous academic referees with no ties to the author. In addition, the article is reviewed by the journal's editorial board and the final decision regarding publication of the article is made by the Editor-in-Chief. The journal practices "double blind" peer review, whereby both reviewers and the author remain anonymous to each other.
The journal is covered by the following indexing and discovery services:
Primo Central Index (Ex Libris) / Oria
The Summon Service (ProQuest)
Ebsco Discovery Services
WorldCat Lokal (OCLC)
The journal is authorized as a publication channel on level 1 in NSD – Norwegian Centre for Research Data (for Norway and Sweden), in the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science’s Authorization list for serials (Denmark), and in Publication Forum (Finland).
As of January 1 2020, Nordic Studies in Education is published by Cappelen Damm Akademisk. Available here.
Herner Sæverot, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Dziuginta Baraldsnes, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Nordic Studies in Education is a subscription-based scholarly journal. The journal is green open access. Authors are thereby permitted to archive their article in an open institutional archive, or on their own or their employer’s website. Archiving must occur after the article’s publication in the journal, and the archived article must be the version accepted for publication by the journal’s editors (accepted version).
Note that authors are not permitted to distribute or publish the final, published version of their article. Authors wishing to archive their article should therefor ensure that they keep a copy of the accepted version of their article. Authors may provide a link to the published version of their article on Idunn.
All content published in the journal is regulated by the provisions laid out in the standard contract for publication of literary work in journals (10th November 2010) agreed by the Norwegian Publishers Association and the Norwegian Non-Fiction Writers and Translators Association. This agreement can be read in its entirety (in Norwegian) at http://www.nffo.no.
Articles published in this journal will be made available on Idunn, Scandinavian University Press’ e-publishing database (www.idunn.no).
The editors assume that the following conditions are met upon acceptance of an article for publication:
That the author accepts the provisions of the abovementioned standard contract
That the author understands that the publisher reserves the right to publish and distribute their article, and that the publisher must be contacted prior to the author entering into an agreement with a third party regarding republication of the same content
That the original publication be properly credited in the event that the author republishes said content with a third party.
At forfatter ved tilleggspublisering gjør oppmerksom på hvor artikkelen opprinnelig er publisert, og i henhold til gjeldende praksis for kreditering.
Nordic Studies in Education is no longer published by Scandinavian University Press, and does not receive new submissions here.