About the Journal

Scandinavian Journal of Islamic Studies (SJIS) is the English title of Tidsskrift for Islamforskning (TIFO)

Focus and area

SJIS is an online journal that publishes articles on Muslims and Islam in Scandinavia (irrespective of the author’s affiliation with a Scandinavian university) and research on Muslims and Islam in the world by researchers affiliated with a Scandinavian university. The journal is published twice a year by Forum for Islamforskning (FIFO) with funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark. The first issue of the journal was published on 17 October 2006.


Peer-review process

Articles submitted to SJIS are first assessed by an editor. If articles are deemed relevant to the journal and publishable, they will be assesed by two external peer-reviewers (not editors of the journal). Peer-reviews are double blind.


Open access and copyright

SJIS offers immediate diamond open access without Article Processing Charges (APCs) or any other fees. Furthermore, all articles are published under the creative commons license BY-NC-SA. SJIS has the copyright of published articles.