Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

IJECS aims to promote excellence through dissemination of high-quality research findings, specialist knowledge, and discussion of professional issues that reflect the diversity of this field.

The scopes of the journal include:

  • English Language Learning and Teaching
  • English Linguistics & Literature English
  • History of the English Language
  • Discourse Analysis in English
  • World Englishes
  • Rhetoric & Stylistics
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Geographies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Media Culture
  • Physical Cultural Studies
  • Popular Culture Studies


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

2018-2019 Semiannual, published in May and November


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Processing Charge-International Journal of English and Cultural Studies: 300.00 (USD)
If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee. Please find payment information at: http://home.redfame.com/pay/