Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the goal of the Journal?
The goal of Journal of International Students is to feature narrative, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, case studies, and book reviews relevant to international students, faculty, scholars and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding.

How often do you publish ?
Journal of International Students publishes 4 times a year (spring, summer, fall and winter).

Is there a submission fee to publish the accepted manuscript?
Currently, the Journal does NOT charge any membership or author fees. Reviewed and accepted manuscripts publish subsequently without handling fees.

Is this Journal published online?
Journal of International Students is both print and online publication. Online edition is FREE of cost. You can buy print copies ($25/Issue) or request for a waiver. Link: https://jistudents.org/back-issues/

How long does it take to get my manuscript published in this Journal?
It takes at least two months to get accepted into the Journal if your manuscript meets all the requirements or criteria of publication. Each received manuscript is read by three reviewers and recommended if the reviewers find the manuscript meets the goal of journal and its audience.

Who are the current editors and reviewers?
The editors and reviewers of the Journal are scholars (professors and researchers) from different universities from the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, and so on. The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (USA) is the institutional home of the Journal of International Students under the editorship of Dr. Krishna Bista. Check our Editorial Board to know more about other editors and reviewers.

How do I become a peer reviewer for the JIS?
Reviewers are chosen at the discretion of the editor. Mostly doctoral students and faculty are our peer reviewers and copy editors of the manuscripts. Please make an application if you are interested in reviewing manuscripts for this journal. Application Link

What are the precise duties or tasks of the reviewers?
To see the duties of the reviewers, click HERE.

What kinds of paper can I submit?
Completed interdisciplinary research papers to international student studies such as learning style, admission, immigration, insurance, housing, and health, adjustment issues and so on. Click HERE for details.

Where can I send my manuscript?
Please email your manuscript to the Editor (Dr. Bista) at krishna.bista@gmail.com. Include your full address with email and telephone number. Follow APA 6th edition in your citation and references. Double Space. Times New Roman with 12 font size.

Check some sample articles published in this Journal before your send us your manuscript.  You can find such articles in our back issues: https://jistudents.org/back-issues/

How do I order print copies of this Journal?
To request the print copies, click on the following subscription links as well as email to the editorial assistant at jistudents.submission@gmial.com.

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