About the Journal

Aims and Scope

MAP Social Sciences (MAPSS) (ISSN: 2744-2454) is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published once a year by MAP, the Multidisciplinary Academic Publishing house. The journal is a platform for publication of advanced academic research in the field of social sciences. The journal welcomes original empirical research, experimental designs, method studies, meta-analyses, qualitative and quantitative studies and theoretical research studies in:

  • administration
  • anthropology
  • archaeology
  • business and management
  • communication and media
  • criminology
  • cultural studies
  • demography
  • economy
  • education
  • geography
  • gender studies
  • history
  • international relations
  • law
  • marketing
  • labour studies
  • linguistics
  • migration studies
  • politics and political science
  • population studies
  • psychology
  • sociology
  • urban studies

The main criteria in the review and the selection process are innovativeness and the significance of the paper to the field of social sciences. All papers are subject to double blind peer review. First, the paper has to be approved by the editor, and then it is considered by peer reviewers, who remain anonymous to the authors.

Open Access Policy

MAP Social Sciences is an open access journal. All articles are available to read and reuse upon publication following our copyright policy.

Article Processing Charges

There are no submission fees to this journal. However, as an open access journal, MAP Social Sciences charges a publication fee once the paper is accepted for publication. APCs (Article Processing Charges) are based on the status of the authors’ country in the World Bank classification of world economies. More details might be found here

Online First Publishing

MAP Social Sciences (MAPSS) uses an “Online First” service for authors and readers. Online First means that after the articles are accepted and recommended for publication by reviewers and formatted according to the journal’s requirements, they are immediately published by MAPSS online in advance of the full issue. Online First enormously reduces publication time and enables readers to access peer-reviewed articles before the full issue publication. Each accepted article immediately receives DOI (Digital Object Identifier) linked to the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) and makes the article immediately citable.