- Including the journal in the prestigious international databases.
- Distributing the publication abroad on contract of subscription and orders.
- Increasing the number of articles written by foreign authors.
- Visibility of the electronic versions on the internet.
- Increasing the quality of graphics of the printed publications.

Studia UBB Historia Artium publishes original and innovative research in Art History, Heritage Studies, and other domains pertaining to Visual Culture that has not been previously published elsewhere, either partially or in full, in the original language or in translation.

Open Access: Yes

Publication fees: None

When citing this journal, please use the abbreviation: Studia UBB Historia Artium.


Receipt of the articles, information about copyright

By submitting a work to be evaluated and published as a paper in our journal the authors implicitly confirm and agree that their paper is an original work, it has not been published before, that all the copyrighted material used in the work has been properly acknowleged.


Articles based on research presented at conferences, or any revised versions thereof, may be sent to our journal only if they have not been submitted for publication in conference proceedings.

The articles published in Studia UBB Historia Artium may be published afterwards in any other journals and may be included in subsequent books written by the author, in the original language or in translation, on condition that Studia UBB Historia Artium is cited as the original publisher.

Articles should be sent to the journal by the authors themselves. By submitting a manuscript to Studia UBB Historia Artium, the authors acknowledge that it represents the final draft and consent to have it reviewedfor publication. The authors shall bear sole responsibility for the content of their articles throughoutthe reviewing process.

Studia UBB Historia Artium will not accept multiple submissions by the same author for the same issue.

The journal has a double-blind peer review policy. The articles that pass the initial editorial screening and selection enter the double-blind peer review process pursuant to which the authors will receive two evaluation reports for the submitted material. Based on the recommendations of the reviewers, the editors make an informed decision on whether to accept or reject the article. In the case of multiple authors, only the corresponding author will receive these reports. Authors are advised to include their identification data when submitting a manuscript; it is the duty of the editor and/or the editor of a special-themed issue to anonymize the materials while handling the logistics of the peer-review process.

Submissions that include slanderous, discriminatory or illegal material will not be accepted.

Book reviews and interviews
In addition to research studies, Studia UBB Historia Artium publishes book reviews, exhibition reviews as well as interviews and profile features personalities in the broader field of Art History, Heritage studies, and Visual Culture. The journal welcomes both commissioned and unsolicited book reviews targeting its fields of interest. Book and exhibition reviews should be around 1,000-1,500 words and consider solely relevant works published in the previous 5 years or exhibitions opened during the previous and current calendar year.

The size and structure of the interviews or profiles will be discussed with the editor.

Submission checklist
After preparing your manuscript make sure to send all the following documents to the Studia UBB Historia email address:

-Filled and signed Publishing Agreement

-Filled and signed Copyright Assignment Form

-The article or review in Word format, following the INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS guide.


Issues, Deadlines:
The journal is published annually in December.
Submission of articles shall be made by the beginning of September.

Here you can find the summary of each issue of Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Historia Artium (contents and abstracts). Also, the articles can be free accesed via the Central and Eastern European Online Library Germany (C.E.E.O.L.):


Prevention and Fight against Plagiarism and other forms of fraudulent conduct

Authors of the journal must be aware and understand that Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai intends to prevent, and also sanctions attempts and acts of plagiarism and other forms of fraudulent conduct, including but not limited to the fabrication and/or falsification of data. Therefore, authors are hereby advised that:
– Plagiarism attempts or other fraudulent actions discovered and documented during the review process (Editorial Office, peer review) may lead to: a) rejection of the manuscript for publication; b) official information of the higher education or research institution of the author’s affiliation; and c) information of the scholarly community and public opinion.
– Upon notification on allegation of plagiarism or other fraudulent actions for any article that has been already published in Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai, and following the thorough verification of the notification, the Editorial Office may take the following steps: a) contact the Index of allegations of plagiarized works in Romania; b) follow the procedure in place for plagiarism attempts or other fraudulent actions discovered and documented during the review process; c) officially inform the higher education or research institution of the author’s affiliation, making available all necessary documents (including the author’s responsible declaration of originality); d) advise the most important international databases about the allegation of plagiarism; and e) publish (on the site, etc.) its official position on the matter. As conceptual and general guidelines on plagiarism, the journal Studia UBB refers to: “What Constitutes Plagiarism?”, in “Harvard Guide to Using Sources”, available here: See also:


Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

The Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement aligns with the recommendations of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics): Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers.


Privacy Statement: The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

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