Open Access Theology Journals

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

Theology is study of the nature of God and religious belief

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

We hope this list of Theology OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Theology manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Theology journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.Rather than just the top hits Theology journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Theology journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Theology 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.

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Open Access Theology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
American journal of genetics2637-4757eSciPub LLC10100
al-Bahtsu : jurnal penelitian pendidikan Islam2527-6875Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bengkulu10100
Jurnal Penelitian dan Pengembangan Pendidikan Luar Biasa2355-746XState University of Malang (UM)10100Website
مطالعات دفاع مقدس2588-3674Armenian Green Publishing Co.10100
فناوری اطلاعات و ارتباطات ایران2717-0411Armenian Green Publishing Co.10100
Akademika2301-6248Universitas Muhammadiyah Gorontalo10100
Journal of Research in Islamic Education2685-3337Institut Agama Islam Ma arif NU (IAIMNU) Metro Lampung20100
علمیات،2519-6480Epistemology (Journal of Islamic Social Sciences)21100Website
Journal of developing country studies2520-5307IPR Journals and Books (International Peer Reviewed Journals and Books)10100
Studia Geotechnica0137-124X10100
iJARS international journal of management and corporate affairs2455-1473IJARS Group10100
Matheo: Jurnal Teologi/Kependetaan2088-8562Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Bethel Indonesia61100
Nauczyciel i Szkoła1426-9899Jesuit University Ignatianum - Ignatianum University Press10100
Attarbiyah: journal of islamic culture and education2548-6020IAIN Salatiga16093.8Website
Islamika Indonesiana: Indonesian Journal of Contemporer2355-6242Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University of Bandung91288.9
Indonesian Journal of Islam and Muslim Societies2089-1490IAIN Salatiga15718686.6Website
Sinhag gwa seon'gyo1738-0138Christian Theology Institute Center14085.7
European journal of philosophy, culture and religion2520-4696AJPO JOURNALS7085.7
Genocide Studies and Prevention1911-0359University of South Florida Libraries763132385.6Website
Journal of Jesuit Studies2214-1324Brill88519785.3Website
Anthropologia Integra1804-6657Masaryk University Press20485
Journal of Indonesian Islam1978-6301State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan, Ampel26447284.5Website
Pentecostalism, Charismatic, Neo-Prophetic Movements Journal2720-7749Noyam Publishers19384.2
Jurnal Filsafat dan Pemikiran Keislaman Refleksi1411-9951Al-Jami'ah Research Centre56083.9
الملل2663-4392Pakistan Society of Religions (PSR)31283.9
Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies2550-2042Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin28082.1
Ijtimaiyya: Jurnal Pengembangan Masyarakat Islam1979-052XRaden Intan State Islamic University of Lampung27581.5Website
Indonesian journal of islamic literature and muslim society2528-1194IAIN Surakarta54381.5Website
Tawasut: Indonesian Journal of Moderate Islam2338-042XUniversitas Wahid Hasyim Semerang37181.1
Theology in Scotland1465-2862University of St. Andrews Library3873081.1
دی اسکالر2413-7480Research Gateway Society176580.7Website
Jurnal Tarbiyatuna2086-0889Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang31880.6Website
Prosiding peradilan agama2460-6391Universitas Islam Bandung (Unisba)5080
Ulumuddin (Malang)1410-5608Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang5080
Prace Językoznawcze1509-5304Uniwersytet Warminsko-Mazurski1721779.1
The American journal of Islamic social sciences0887-7653International Institute of Islamic Thought842125379
The journal of analytic theology2330-2380Journal of Analytic Theology52478.8
Al-Adyan: Jurnal Studi Lintas Agama1907-1736Raden Intan State Islamic University of Lampung28778.6Website
Social Cohesion and Development1790-9368National Documentation Centre (EKT)25217578.6
Rana2719-5767University of Silesia in Katowice46178.3
Teosofi2088-7957State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan, Ampel2155078.1
Studia Islamika0215-0492Studia Islamika, Center for the Study of Islam and Society (PPIM) Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University of Jakarta64676578
Indo ceolhag1226-3230Korea Society for Indian Philosophy9077.8
Al-Uswah2615-4153Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau9177.8
Journal of Mother-Tongue Biblical Hermeneutics and Theology2676-2838Noyam Publishers221077.3Website
Entangled religions2363-6696Universitatsbibliothek der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum1793877.1Website
Ijtihad: Jurnal Wacana Hukum Islam dan Kemanusiaan1411-9544IAIN Salatiga2014576.1Website
Al-Albab0216-6143IAIN Pontianak20111676.1Website
Religions2077-1444MDPI AG2243142776Website
Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations1930-3777Boston College University Libraries48425976Website
Prague Journal of English Studies1804-8722866375.6
Tsaqafah1411-0334Universitas Darussalam Gontor26510375.5Website
Journal of Asian Orientation in Theology2656-7997Sanata Dharma University16175
Mahakim2597-4246STAIN Kediri44375
Jurnal pendidikan Islam2301-9166Al-Jami'ah Research Centre20875Website
Folia Philosophica1231-091328175
The Biblical Annals2083-2222Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawla II51816774.9Website
International Journal Ihya 'Ulum al-Din1411-3708UIN Walisongo Semarang831174.7Website
Elpis1508-7719University of Bialystok3433974.6Website
Al-Iktisab2580-4251Universitas Darussalam Gontor43174.4
Kairos1846-4599Biblijski institut58574.1
Ulumuna: Jurnal Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri Mataram1411-3457State Islamic University (UIN) Mataram3297873.9Website
E-Journal of Religious and Theological Studies2458-7338Noyam Publishers691273.9Website
توسعه آموزش در علوم پزشکی زنجان2251-9521Armenian Green Publishing Co.53273.6Website
Sanjiwani: Jurnal Filsafat1978-7006Institut Hindu Dharma Negeri Denpasar68473.5
Santri2722-8223Institut Pesantren Mathali ul Falah34073.5
Sunan Kalijaga2614-5472Al-Jami'ah Research Centre30173.3Website
Islamic banking and finance review2221-5239University of Management and Technology706472.9
Adeptus2300-0783Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences1582472.8Website
Przegląd Krytyczny2657-8964Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan29672.4Website
Časopis pro právní vědu a praxi1210-9126Masaryk University Press2343472.2
Journal of Research and Thought on Islamic Education2622-5263IAIN Pontianak321871.9
European Journal for the Study of Thomas Aquinas2657-3555De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.39571.8
Horyzonty Wychowania1643-9171Jesuit University Ignatianum - Ignatianum University Press124571.8Website
Filosofiâ religii: analitičeskie issledovaniâ2587-683XInstitute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences67171.6
Al-Tahrir1412-7512STAIN Ponorogo2156571.6Website
The electronic journal of East and Central Asian religions2053-1079Edinburgh University Library7571.4
Resuscitating Paideia2375-7728Centennial Library7171.4
Madania1410-8143Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bengkulu701371.4Website
Journal of Islamic Architecture2086-2636Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University19112371.2
International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Law and Society2715-4580IAIN Palu38471.1
Islamic Economic Studies1319-1616TechKnowledge General Trading LLC252269670.6Website
Religion and Gender1878-5417Brill43853770.5
Al-Izzah: Jurnal Hasil-Hasil Penelitian1978-9726Institut Agama Islam Negeri Kendari27370.4Website
Studia Polonijne0137-5210Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL64370.3
Ulumuddin Journal of Islamic Legal Studies2746-2595Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang10070
Secularism & nonreligion2053-6712Ubiquity Press, Ltd.9681569.8Website
Episteme: Jurnal Pengembangan Ilmu Keislaman1907-7491IAIN Tulungagung33269.7
Al 'Adalah0854-1272Raden Intan State Islamic University of Lampung89969.7Website
Al-Mizan2442-8256Institut Agama Islam Negeri Sultan Amai Gorontalo23069.6
Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai1224-0869Babes-Bolyai University1081169.4
International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Education2715-4572IAIN Palu39969.2
International journal of Islamic business & management2576-7674Centre for Research on Islamic Banking and Finance and Business392569.2
Esensia: Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Ushuluddin1411-3775Al-Jami'ah Research Centre1752569.1Website
Jurnal Theologia0853-3857UIN Walisongo Semarang1652569.1Website
Review of Ecumenical Studies Sibiu2065-5940De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.2252668.9
Studia Psychologica1642-2473Uniwersytet Kardynala Stefana Wyszynskiego19268.4
Islamica: Jurnal Studi Keislaman1978-3183State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan, Ampel33913468.4
Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance2460-6618Bank Indonesia, Central Banking Research Department22125368.3Website
El Harakah1858-4357Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University3779568.2Website
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