About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Scandia: Journal of Medieval Norse Studies (ISSN: 2595-9107) is related to the Postgraduate Program of Religious Studies of the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB). It is published by NEVE – Nucleus of Vikings and Scandinavian Studies, and it fosters approaches to Old Norse Studies, mainly the Viking Age. Published works include many perspectives from the Human Sciences concerning the journal’s general field of research, especially those regarding Mythology, Religion, History, Literature, and Archaeology.

The authors must have at least a Master’s degree and the journal does not charge any fees in order to publish any material.

Scandia publishes original papers, reviews, and translations in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Italian. Works may be submitted continuously.

The journal is indexed in NSD (Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers); JUFO PORTAL (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, database: Scandia JUFO ID: 88457); IBICT/Diadorim (ISSN: 2595-9107); REDIB: Red Iberoamerica de Innovación y Conocimiento Científico; Latindex; WorldCat.org; Sumários.org; Diadorim; IBICT; ARLIMA (Archives de littérature du Moyen Âge); Bibliothekssystem Universität Hamburg; Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig; Nordics.info and  Biblioteca Central da Universidade Nacional Autônoma do México (UNAM). The journal is also included in queries in Google Scholar.

Peer Review Process

Scandia implements a double-blind policy for reviewing the submitted material, which is conducted by the Editorial Board and an external reviser. Authors are responsible for the grammar revision prior to submission.

The authors must have at least a Master’s degree and the journal does not charge any fees in order to publish any material. Scandia accepts material written in collaboration if both coauthors meet the minimal academic degree but works submitted by post-graduation students in collaboration with their mentors are not accepted. 

Publication Ethics

Scandia - Journal of Medieval Norse Studies is a journal with scientific arbitration, committed to ensuring the highest ethical standards in the publication. The agreement of all parties involved in the publication act (Direction, members of the Editorial Board, authors, evaluators and the editor) in relation to the standards of ethical behavior is required. We defend the following principles of the declaration of ethics and good practices in publication, based on the Code of Conduct and Standards of Good Practice for Publishers of the Committee on Publication Ethics - COPE (available at http://publicationethics.org/).

Copyright Notice

The author (s) of the original submitted undertake to comply with the following:
- All authors are publicly responsible for it.
- The authors claim that this original is their own and that they assume full responsibility to third parties, whether moral or patrimonial, by reason of its content, stating that the work does not infringe any intellectual property rights of third parties.
- The author (s) agree to the copyrights of the original to Scandia Journal, to which they grant permission for its reproduction, editing and online publication.
- The author (s) grant their copyright of their original to the Scandia Journal, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which allows the sharing of this work with the acknowledgment of their authorship.
- The author (s) have permission and are encouraged to cite and distribute their original.


Sources of Support


Scandia Journal of Medieval Norse Stdudies is currently included in the following databases and indexes: