Journal of Social Studies Education Research

Journal of Social Studies Education Research (JSSER) (ISSN: 1309-9108) is an international, scholarly open access, peer-reviewed and fully refereed journal focusing on theories, methods and applications in Social Studies Education. As an online-only journal it is devoted to the publication of original, primary research (theoretical and empirical papers) as well as practical applications relating to Social Studies Education.



A predatory publisher website using our Journal’s name!


Dear Colleagues/ Readers,

It is brought to our attention that a predatory publisher website has been using our journals’ name. Please be careful that is the official website of "Journal of Social Studies Education Research”  (JSSER). We have been using only the  website for article submission and publication. A file of criminal complaint has been placed for a fraud website (as a predatory journal) that has been using our journal’s name on their website.  Please do not accredit predatory journals which are copying us.

Attention! Fraudulent Emails Circulating

Please note that JSSER does NOT accept submissions via email.

These are fake emails. In order to submit a paper to JSSER, please create an account on the journal homepage at and don’t forget to enroll yourself as author and submit your paper here. Also, the predatory publisher sends out fake letters of acceptance. If you want to know the status of your paper, please login to your journal account and check its status. Please do not accredit predatory publishers which are sending fake letters of acceptance.

Posted: 2020-10-06

Statistics in 2022 & 2021


Statistics in 2022 (As of December 28, 2022)

Total submissions: 687

Accept: (8%)

Decline: (92%)


Statistics in 2021 (As of December 21, 2021)

Total submissions: 705

Accept: (8%)

Decline: (92%)



Posted: 2022-12-28

The Latest Issue has been Published!

We are pleased to announce that Journal of Social Studies Education Research has published its latest issue for March 2023 at 

We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to review articles and items of interest. Thanks for the continuing interest in our work.
Posted: 2023-03-21 More...

JSSER is covered by H.W. Wilson's Education Full Text Database


Dear Readers,
JSSER is covered by H.W. Wilson's Education Full Text Database since 6.1.2011.

Posted: 2018-04-12 More...

Abstracting / Indexing


Our journal is indexed by ERIC; Scopus; H.W. Wilson's Education Full Text;DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Akademia Sosyal Bilimler Indeksi (ASOS Index), EBSCOhost, Ulrich's Serials Directory, Cabell's directories of Educational Curriculum & Methods , Educational Research Abstracts (ERA), EZB (Electronic Journals Library), IndexCopernicus Master List and Genamics JournalSeek.



Posted: 2018-04-12
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