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Journal of Baltic Studies


Journal of Baltic Studies (JBS), the official journal of AABS, is a vital source of scholarship for those engaged in Baltic state and Baltic Sea region studies. JBS is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal published on a quarterly basis that aims at progressing and disseminating knowledge about the political, social, economic, and cultural life – both past and present – of the Baltic states and the Baltic Sea region. JBS seeks high-quality original articles and review of broad scholarly interest that advance knowledge of the Baltic states and Baltic Sea region.

Contact Information

Matthew Kott, Uppsala University, Sweden

Michael Loader, Uppsala University, Sweden
Assistant Editor

jbs [at]

Postal address:

Journal of Baltic Studies
Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Uppsala University
Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala
Tel. +46 18 471 1630
jbs [at]


All submissions should be made online at the Journal of Baltic Studies ScholarOne Manuscripts site. New users should first create an account. Once a user is logged onto the site submissions should be made via the Author Centre. For publication policies, please consult the Style Guide. For more information, see Instructions for Authors page.

Book Reviews

Book Review Editor
Liisi Esse
Associate Curator for Estonian and Baltic Studies
352A Green Library
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
liisi.esse [at]

Published quarterly by the AABS, the annual fee for both membership in the Association and a subscription to JBS is $60.00, $25.00 for full-time students, and $35.00 for emeritus members. Members of the Association receive a free personal subscription to the Journal.

Journal of Baltic Studies is noted in American Bibliographical Center, Bibliographie Linguistique/Linguistic Bibliography (BL), Bibliography of the History of Art, Current Contents / Arts & Humanities, Historical Abstracts, MLA Abstracts of the Modern Languages Association, SCOPUS, Thomson Reuters Arts & Humanities Citation Index® (A&HCI), Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index® (SSCI).

The Journal is available on microfilm from the National Archive Publishing Company.

The Association acknowledges with gratitude the support of the IRES Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University, towards the editorial functions of JBS.