Open Access Classics Journals

A list of Open Access Classics journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Classics is study of classical antiquity such as ancient Greece and ancient Rome

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

We hope this list of Classics OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Classics manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Classics journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Rather than just the top hits Classics journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Classics journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Classics venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Classics journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Classics OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Classics Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of Jesuit Studies2214-1324Brill88519784.9Website
Karaite Archives2353-2327Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan254872
Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia0065-0900University of Oslo Library182655.6Website
CLARA2464-3726University of Oslo Library43151.2
Annals of orthopedics and musculoskeletal disorders2638-3586Remedy Publications, LLC2050
Annals of radiation therapy and oncology2577-8757Remedy Publications, LLC2350
İstanbul Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi türk dili ve edebiyatı dergisi2602-2648Istanbul University2050Website
Wiener Kolloquien zur Antiken Rechtsgeschichte2518-36482450
Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae0353-64084050
Annals of molecular and genetic medicine2692-4595Peertechz Publications Private Limited2050
Анналы хирургии1560-9502Izdatelstvo Meditsina2050
Annals of clinical case studies2688-1241Medtext Publishing Services Pvt Ltd2050
eJournal of Indian medicine1877-8313University of Groningen Press6050
Zograf0350-1361National Library of Serbia2388648.3Website
Studia Ceranea2084-140XUniwersytet Lodzki (University of Lodz)32510748Website
Slovene2304-0785Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences1191547.9Website
Annals of the history and philosophy of biology1863-019723847.8
Slavânskoe i balkanskoe âzykoznanie2658-337293147.3
Acta Periodica Duellatorum2064-0404University of Bern1486746.6Website
Античная древность и средние века0320-4472Ural Federal University127645.7Website
Zbornik Radova Vizantoloskog Instituta0584-9888National Library of Serbia43541645.7Website
Suhayl. International Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation1576-937219615738.8
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society0080-4606The Royal Society1815321338.6Website
Acta classica Universitatis Scientiarum Debreceniensis /0418-453XUniversity of Debrecen/Acta Classica Universitatis Scientiarum Debreceniensis76238.2
Mediterranea2445-2378Cordoba University Press1561537.8Website
Journal of Latin Cosmopolitanism and European Literatures2593-743XGhent University37037.8Website
Expositions1747-5368Equinox Publishing8037.5Website
Electrum1897-3426Uniwersytet Jagiellonski – Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego32137.5Website
The Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries0036-0473Rutgers University Libraries65524636.5
Rivista del museo egizio2611-3295Fondazione Museo Delle Antichita Egizie331336.4
Classica Cracoviensia1505-8913Ksiegarnia Akademicka Sp. z.o.o.1321036.4Website
Studia mythologica Slavica (Tiskana izd.)1408-6271The Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts / Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti (ZRC SAZU)43416235.7
Ancient narrative1568-3532University of Groningen Press37854335.2
Studies in language and culture1403-25703033.3
Annals of pharmacology and pharmaceutics2573-6051Remedy Publications, LLC3033.3
Balkansko ezikoznanie0324-1653Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House3033.3
Annals of pediatrics & child health2373-9312J-SciMed Central, LLC3033.3
Annals of otolaryngology and rhinology2379-948XJ-SciMed Central, LLC3033.3
Annals of clinical toxicology2641-905XRemedy Publications, LLC3233.3
Studia Slavica et Balcanica Petropolitana1995-848XSaint Petersburg State University5232533.3Website
Orientalistica2618-7043Institute of Oriental Studies Russian Academy of Sciences2307232.6
Medieval Worlds2412-3196Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften19712731.5Website
Classica et Mediaevalia0106-5815Aarhus University Library20033031.5Website
The journal of classics teaching1741-762731613231
Subseciva Groningana0169-7463University of Groningen Press10130
Fragmentology2624-9340Cantonal and University Library Fribourg50430
Magnificat Cultura i Literatura Medievals2386-8295Universitat de Valencia54729.6Website
Akroterion0303-1896Stellenbosch University - Akroterion51119129Website
al-ʻUṣūr al-Wusṭá =1068-105152128.8Website
A.I.O.N. Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli. Dipartimento di studi del mondo classico e del Mediterraneo Antico. Sezione filologico-letteraria1128-7209Brill52028.8
Byzantina Symmeikta1791-4884National Documentation Centre (EKT)60519328.8Website
Slovesnostʹ i istoriâ2712-7591Institute of Russian Literature Pushkinskij Dom RAN77028.6
Resuscitating Paideia2375-7728Centennial Library7128.6
Konštantínove listy1337-8740Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra2225328.4
ISTRAŽIVANJA, Јournal of Historical Researches0350-2112Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad2692127.5Website
Journal of Greek Linguistics1566-5844Brill290113127.2Website
Aestimatio : Critical Reviews in the History of Science1549-4470University of Toronto Libraries - UOTL470359626.2Website
Balto-slavânskie issledovaniâ2658-5766Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences23226.1
Gephyra1309-3924Akdeniz University13910525.9Website
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing papers of a biological character0950-1193The Royal Society120102925.8
Studia Humaniora Tartuensia1406-6203University of Tartu663525.8
Studia ŹródŁoznawcze0081-7147Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika/Nicolaus Copernicus University782125.6
History of science in South Asia2369-775XHSSA Journal595225.4Website
Pontes2631-0015University Library of Pecs56125
Marvell studies2399-7435Open Library of Humanities481225Website
Kiïvsʹka akademìâ1995-025XNational University of Kyiv - Mohyla Academy65724.6
Theological Journal Kerugma2621-8038Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Injili Indonesia Surabaya29124.1
Erga / Logoi2280-9678Led Edizioni Universitarie1313623.7Website
Dubrovnik Annals1331-3878Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts2085523.6Website
ǂThe ǂNicholai Studies2738-1064Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church30123.3
Materialy po arheologii i istorii antičnogo i srednevekovogo Pričernomorʹâ2713-2021Choref Mikhail Mikhailovich43023.3Website
Akropolis2536-572XCenter for Hellenic Studies431023.3Website
Revista de Filosofia Antiga1981-9471Universidade de Sao Paulo, Agencia USP de Gestao da Informacao Academica (AGUIA)43323.3Website
Cuadernos del CEMYR1135-125XUniversity of La Laguna26323.1
Slavistica Vilnensis2351-6895Vilnius University3082323.1Website
Clotho2670-6210Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana66822.7Website
The Biblical Annals2083-2222Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawla II51816722.6Website
Studia Slavica1803-5663University of Ostrava70014122.6Website
Exemplaria classica: journal of classical philology1699-3225Universidad de Huelva - UHU.pdf8937822.5
Amaltea: Revista de Mitocrítica1989-1709Universidad Complutense de Madrid2222522.5Website
Journal of the Council for Research on Religion2563-0288McGill University Library and Archives36022.2Website
Islamika Indonesiana: Indonesian Journal of Contemporer2355-6242Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University of Bandung91222.2
Orientalia Christiana Cracoviensia2081-1330Pontifical Universtiy of John Paul II in Krakow861422.1
CLOCKSS Archive1824-760182122Website
Miscellanea Hadriatica et Mediterranea1849-0670University of Zadar82722Website
Judaica librarianship0739-50862707121.9
The Bible and Critical Theory1832-3391Monash University79538221.9Website
Bulletin of the History of Archaeology1062-4740Ubiquity Press, Ltd.60756421.9Website
Symbolae Philologorum Posnaniensium Graecae et Latinae0302-7384Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan1751321.7
Lehahayer2082-6184Ksiegarnia Akademicka Sp. z.o.o.60521.7Website
Antigüedad y cristianismo0214-7165Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad e Murcia23121.7
Starinar0350-0241National Library of Serbia30442421.7Website
Sinhag gwa seon'gyo1738-0138Christian Theology Institute Center14021.4
Studia mythologica Slavica1581-974414921.4
Cataloghi e collezioni2704-5854146121.4
Aktualʹnye problemy teorii i istorii iskusstva2312-2129Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art235721.3
Folia Historica Cracoviensia0867-8294Pontifical Universtiy of John Paul II in Krakow4799621.1Website
Royal studies journal2057-6730Winchester University Press2993320.7Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Classics paper?
You can publish your Classics paper in the Open Access journals in this list
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Relevance is used to quantify the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, “Brain Stimulation” has a relevance of “24” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it is somewhat related to the field of Computer Science.
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