Jahrbuecher fuer Geschichte Osteuropas

The Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas present the discipline in its entire breadth; for thematically focused articles the emphasis lies on the territory of the former Russian Empire and the former Soviet Union. A double blind review process with international experts ensures adherence to the annalsʼ recognized high quality standards. An extensive section devoted to reviews informs the reader about current trends in German and international research. In addition, the editorial board publishes an electronic review supplement under the title jgo.e-reviews at recensio.net.


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On behalf of the Leibniz-Institut fuer Ost- und Suedosteuropaforschung by

Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Historisches Seminar
Geschichte Osteuropas und Südosteuropas
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

Prof. Dr. Dietmar Neutatz

Universität Freiburg
Historisches Seminar
Rempartstr. 15
79098 Freiburg

In cooperation with

Jörg Baberowski (Berlin), Polina Barvinska (Odessa), Nada Boskovska (Zürich), Victoria Frede (Berkeley), Karin Friedrich (Aberdeen), Jan Hennings (Wien), Kerstin Jobst (Wien), Yvonne Kleinmann (Halle/Wittenberg), Jan Kusber (Mainz), Svetlana Malyseva (Kazan), Malte Rolf (Oldenburg), Frithjof Benjamin Schenk (Basel), Elena Zubkova (Moskau)

Editorial office

PD Dr. Katharina Kucher
Reinhard Frötschner (assistance)

Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Suedosteuropaforschung
Redaktion der Jahrbuecher für Geschichte Osteuropas
Landshuterstr. 4
93047 Regensburg



Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas

New series since 1953

Reviews and Chronicles also made available on the editors' website:

> Reviews

> Chronicles

General information

ISSN 0021-4019 (print)

ISSN 2366-2891 (online)

Founded: 1936

Publication frequency: quarterly

Size: 17 x 24 cm

Annual number of pages: ca. 640

Languages: English, French, German

Review section: Yes

Databases covering the Jahrbuecher für Geschichte Osteuropas:

  • Web of Science: A&HCI
  • Web of Science: Current Contents
  • ERIH PLUS – European Reference Index for the Humanities 
  • JournalGuide (JournalGuide whitelist of reputable titles)
  • Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
  • Historical Abstracts
  • Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
  • IBZ (Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur)
  • IBR (Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • SCImago
  • Scopus
  • Ulrichs web

Publishing information

Please send manuscript submissions to the editorial office. Submissions must be original articles (no translations) which must not be previously published. During the review process, manuscripts may not be submitted elsewhere. A manuscript submitted to the journal must be ready for publication, the editors do not accept partial or draft versions. In initial submissions, the citation rules of the journal do not have to be strictly followed. Please pay attention to the anonymization of your text so that your identity as author cannot be ascertained directly or indirectly (e.g. by acknowledgments and self-references in footnotes).

All submissions are subjected to double blind peer review. The review process can result in acceptance, the recommendation of revisions or rejection of the manuscript. The author is informed of the decision by email. The editors attempt to reach a decision within 3 months of the submission of the manuscript.

If a manuscript is accepted, the editors request a file with the final version. The final version includes names and acknowledgments. Also, please follow the guidelines of publisher and editors provided below.

You can download our general guidelines for articles in journals and the citation style for Jahrbuecher für Geschichte Osteuropas here:

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transliteration JGO

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