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Welcome to the Journal of International Students (JIS)!

This Journal is an academic, interdisciplinary, and peer-reviewed publication (Print ISSN 2162-3104 & Online ISSN 2166-3750) on international student affairs published from the United States of America. The goal of the Journal is to feature narrative, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, student/faculty reflections, study abroad experience, and book reviews relevant to international students and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding in higher education.

Published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, and winter), the Journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world, and from a wide range of academic fields, including international education, student affairs, linguistics, psychology, sociology, philosophy, international business and cultural studies. Please review some sample articles and publication guidelinesAmong the topics that Journal focuses on are:

  • Trends and issues of international student and scholar mobility
  • Cross-cultural studies (adjustment, culture shock, acculturation, self-esteem)
  • Overseas study, learning/teaching styles, class participation
  • Globalization, internationalization, cultural influences
  • International student retention, admissions, transfer, support systems
  • Higher educational policies of sending and hosting countries
  • Immigration issues and visa policies related to international students
  • College culture (classroom expectations, academic integrity)
  • Multiculturalism, diversity, hybridity, and diaspora  [click HERE for the full list]

Please submit your work to this Manuscript Submission & Review System (sign up required, also check these guidelines). Submission due: Spring: December 1; Summer: March 1; Fall: July 1; and Winter: September 1. There is nauthor submission or acceptance fee to publish in this journal.  Please feel free to contact our editorial board members at contact@jistudents.org if you have any questions or ideas for any collaborative project related to international student studies

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