Bergen Open Access Publishing

Bergen Open Access Publishing is a publishing service for journals associated with the University of Bergen. The service is delivered by the University Library.


Bergen Journal of Criminal Law & Criminal Justice

This open-access electronic journal aims at strengthening the communication between the Nordic criminal law science and the international arena. The main idea is to make Nordic criminal law research available for an international audience, as well as allowing international research to interact with a Nordic audience. Therefore, contributions in English are favoured, but text written in the Nordic languages and in German can be accepted as well. The journal is published with two issues per year, freely available for everyone.

Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies

Bergen Language and Linguistic Studies (BeLLS) is an open-access peer reviewed electronic book series, started by Lidun Hareide and Gard Buen Jenset in 2009. BeLLS aims at publishing original research on language and linguistics, broadly construed, from a wide variety of approaches. We invite edited studies on thematically related research in all areas of language and linguistics research, primarily with a link to institutions of higher education and research in Bergen.

The Bryggen Papers

The Bryggen Papers book series is a flexible peer reviewed publication channel for research on the Middle Ages in Norway and its international context. The series is multi-disciplinary as well as cross-disciplinary and addresses the Middle Ages in a broad sense temporally and geographically. The editorial board warmly welcomes proposals for full presentations of basic studies as well as general and interdisciplinary analysis, both in the format of monographs and anthologies.

Early Modern Culture Online

Early Modern Culture Online (EMCO) is an open-access, peer reviewed electronic journal. EMCO aims at publishing original research on Renaissance and Early Modern Literature, broadly construed, through a wide variety of interdisciplinary approaches, including art history, architecture, philosophy, religion and musical research.

The themes and cultural expressions discussed, and the wider relevance of Early Modern art forms and cultural statements in contemporary society, turn the series into a valuable resource for specialists as well as for the general reader.

EMCO was initially published by the Early Modern Research Group and The Bergen Shakespeare and Drama Network, the latter currently known as the Bergen-Volda Shakespeare Network

Journal of Anthropological Films

Journal of Anthropological Films (JAF) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes films that stand alone as original, empirical contributions based on social anthropological research.

JAF warmly invites anthropological filmmakers to submit your film for review and consideration for publishing in a future volume. Hereby, you potentially reach a worldwide audience for your film, and the achievement of academic credential points, on a par with written articles, however subject to your national academic credential system. Please go to 'Submission' to read how to proceed.

Nordic Journal of Information Literacy in Higher Education

Nordic Journal of Information Literacy in Higher Education (NORIL) is a peer reviewed open access journal. Information literacy is a multidisciplinary field as it is the subject of both academic research, as well as of library pedagogical practice. The development of knowledge in the field is nourished by perspectives from different academic disciplines, such as pedagogy, sociology, media studies, library and information science and psychology.

We would like to invite article authors and book reviewers who can contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between research-based knowledge and learning processes in Higher Education, and teaching practices within the field of information literacy.

Ornis Norvegica

Ornis Norvegica is a peer-reviewed, online and open access journal publishing papers in all fields of ornithology. Both subscription and publishing are free of charge.

Former Cinclus (Vol. 1, 1978) and Fauna Norv. ser. C., Cinclus (Vol. 2-21, 1979-1999) 


Praxeology – A Critical Reflexive View on Social Practice

Praxeology – A critical reflexive view on social practiceis an open-access, online peer reviewed journal in the intersection between health research, educational research, the social sciences and the humanities.

The title Praxeologyand the subtitle critical reflexive view refer to Pierre Bourdieu and a research tradition that has been developed in the Scandinavian countries, based on his theories and methods. 

Praxeology is an international journal, and accepts articles written in the Scandinavian languages, English or French. While the journal primarily is directed at critical and reflexive analyses of practices in health and/or education, the journal also accepts contributions from other research environments and traditions.


In the journal SMH-nytt information about activities within the Norwegian library group for medicine and health subjects (SMH) are published. Here you will find information about Norwegian, Nordic and international conferances, as well as other subjects within the library profession.


Spiss ia a learning arena in technology and research studies for upper secondary school. Students publish their own reserach articles that are peer-reviewed by students from other schools.

Teatervitenskapelige studier

This open-access, peer reviewed electronic journal aims at publishing original research within the field of theatre studies.

Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy

Voices is an Open Access peer reviewed journal that invites interdisciplinary dialogue and discussion about music, health, and social change. The journal nurtures a critical edge that refines the focus on inclusiveness, socio-cultural awareness, and social justice.