Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Research in Higher Education provides a forum for education researchers to debate internationally relevant issues across all fields of higher education, including:

  • Education Theory, Practice and Policy
  • Educational Psychology and Leadership
  • Educational Science, Technology and Development
  • Educational Administration and Evaluation
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Teaching, Training & Learning
  • Counselor Education
  • Special Education
  • Health and Physical Education


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; one is an editorial staff and the other two are external reviewers. The review process may take 4-10 weeks.


Publication Frequency

2022: Semiannual, published in June & December

2017-2021: Quarterly, published in March, June, September & December

2016: Semiannual, published in March & September


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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