About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Scandinavian Journal of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies is a peer-reviewed journal which encourages scholarly contributions within Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies from the Late Antique period to the present, emphasizing philology and history. The journal continues the Scandinavian Journal of Modern Greek Studies, which was published in four volumes (2002 – 2010), and is produced in collaboration by the University of Lund and Uppsala University. International contributions are highly welcome. The SJBMGS is an open-access journal, distributed free of charge both online at http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sjbmgs/index and in print.


Peer Review Process

All contributions will undergo independent peer review before acceptance. Copyright is retained by the authors and the SJBMGS.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Ouranis Foundation, Athens, Greece

Journal History

This journal is the sequel of the Scandinavian Journal of Modern Greek Studies, which was published in four volumes. Our aim is to expand our research scope and publish the journal annually. We publish this journal in collaboration with Greek and Byzantine Studies at Uppsala University, catering to all scholars working with Greek philology and history from the Byzantine period until the present.
We welcome not only Scandinavian scholars but also international colleagues to submit contributions. The journal is distributed free of charge to researchers, institutions and university libraries around the world and will also be available online.