Baltic Journal of European Studies

Tallinn Law School, Department of Law, School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology

Open access

Baltic Journal of European Studies (abbreviation BJES) is a semiannual double blind peer-reviewed international research journal (formerly known as Proceedings of the Institute for European Studies) with an international editorial office and extensive international editorial board, abstracted in EBSCO and other relevant databases.The scope of the journal comprises a wide spectrum of social, political, economic and cultural issues related to recent developments in the European Union and its member states.

Special issues

  • BJES 2013 Vol. 3 Issue 3 was guest co-edited by Natalia Chaban and Martin Holland (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
  • BJES 2014 Vol. 4 Issue 2 was prepared in cooperation with Latvian European Community Studies Association (LECSA)
  • BJES 2017 Vol. 7 Issue 2 has been supported by the European Commission’s Jean Monnet Module “Digital Single Market as a New Core of European Union Studies”, project reference number 587255-EPP-1-2017-1-EE-EPPJMO-MODULE.
  • BJES 2018 Vol. 8 Issues 1 and 2 have been supported by the project ‘Digital Single Market as a Key Element in EU-oriented Georgian Higher Education’ (no. 155-2016-A), funded by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the framework of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid.

Why submit

BJES is an effective channel of academic dissemination as it is widely read and distributed through Baltic and European research networks and libraries and read by policy makers as well.

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Abstracting & Indexing

Baltic Journal of European Studies is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
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  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
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  • Google Scholar
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  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Kerikmäe, Tanel - Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Rudanko, Matti - Aalto University, Finland

Managing Editors
Chochia, Archil - Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Tuisk, Tarmo - Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Editorial Board
Aunesluoma, Juhana - University of Helsinki, Finland
Cuesta Bustillo, Josefina - Salamanca University, Spain
Gruodytė, Edita - Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Hamuľák, Ondrej - Palacký University Olomouc, Czechia
Holland, Martin - University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Inotai, András - Institute for World Economics, Hungary
Kirch, Aksel - Institute for European Studies, Estonia
Krimphove, Dieter - Paderborn University, Germany
Laitin, David D. - Stanford University, USA
Laursen, Finn - University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Lopes Porto, Manuel Carlos - University of Coimbra, Portugal
Muravska, Tatyana - University of Latvia, Latvia
Quinot, Geo - Stellenbosch University, Republic of South Africa
Santoro, Vittorio - University of Siena, Italy
Yeo, Lay Hwee - National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Language Editor
Tamm, Kait - Estonia

Technical Editor
Frey, Piret - Estonia


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Journal Information

CiteScore 2017: 0.50

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.199
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.223

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