Start a Special Issue with the Journals

If you are interested in publishing a special issue in one of our journals, please contact the journal editor directly. Please see DOARJ full journal list and contact the corresponding editors to request a space of your Special Issue via Email : or

To become a guest editor of a Special Issue, please provide following information

  • The scope of the Special Issue and the significance of the topic;
  • The editorial team / reviewers / board (if any) of the proposed Special Issue;
  • An estimation of submission / acceptance quantity;
  • Your plan to promote the Special Issue.

The Proposed Special Issue must meet the following criteria

  • Please contact the journal administrators first so we can arrange the space of the Special Issue.
  • In order to cover the hosting and administrative cost, authors may be requested to pay a publication fee for each article.
  • Guess editors and authors of the special issue should follow the Open Access Policy and Ethics of DOARJ.
  • The electronic version of the Special Issue must be freely accessible online.  Printed journals, CD and form of the special issue can be available up on the agreement.
  • Guess Editors may arrange peer reviews by your nominated reviewers; otherwise, our the journal editorial team may arrange the review process.

To request a space of your Special Issue, please contact the journal managing team via Email: or