"The International Journal of Levant Studies" is the most important publication of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization. It contains research studies and reviews from the Levant area, written by specialists from the country and abroad. The scientific journal is addressed to professors and scientific researchers specialized in: history, philology, archaeology, art history, theology, geopolitics, ethnography, and cultural diplomacy in the Levant area (Mediterranean, Caucasus, Mesopotamia and Northern Africa).

In the first three previous issues, 34 articles and 5 reviews were published by preeminent scholars, covering scientific fields such as: Classics, Egyptology, Coptic, Syriac, Jewish, Byzantine, and Oriental studies, from Antiquity to nowadays.

The aim of the Journal is to promote and renew the scientific research and cultural diplomacy in the Levant area.

The Journal’s Scientific Board is comprised of:

Chair - Emil Constantinescu, President of the Scientific Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization


        • Winston P. Nagan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, World Academy of Art & Science; Director, Institute for Human Rights, Peace and Development, University of Florida, United States
        • Răzvan Theodorescu, Vice-president of the Romanian Academy
        • James Gelvin, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of California, Los Angeles, United States
        • Anna Sapir Abulafia, Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions, Oxford University, United Kingdom
        • Martin Tamcke, Professor of Ecumenical Theology, Oriental Church and Mission History, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Germany
        • Ora Limor, Professor of Medieval History and conversion literature, The Open University of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
        • Dan Grigorescu, Emeritus Professor of the University of Bucharest, Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization.

            Editor-in-chief - Cătălin-Ștefan Popa

            The journal is published on an annual basis, and is edited in English; furthermore, it shall be indexed under the European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences - ERIH Plus.

Submission deadline:June 1 for IJLS 4 (2022), and September 1 for IJLS 5 (2023).


Contributions will be published in English and are to follow editorial guidelines:

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