Iscte promotes the dissemination of knowledge through 7 peer reviewed journals, which are indexed in international databases.

All the journals are listed in CAPES and a large number are indexed in Scopus and Web of Science, which open doors to the publication and dissemination of scientific results in an international context. In addition, the publisher Mundos Sociais, affiliated with one of the Institute's research units (CIES-IUL) publishes high-quality work in the field of Social Sciences. Several research units publish collections of working papers.

Cadernos de Estudos Africanos

Cadernos de Estudos Africanos is a scientific journal published by CEI-IUL. Focusing on sub-Saharan Africa, the journal welcomes contributions from the international scientific community working within the purview of the social sciences and specializing in African Studies. Since its first issue in July 2001, Cadernos de Estudos Africanos has been published on a regular, semi-annual basis.

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Editor; CEI-IUL
Editor-in-Chief: Clara Carvalho
Publication period: Biannual
Publication languages: Portuguese, Italian, English, French, Spanish
Keywords: African Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities
Editorial support:, ext. 292900
Indexed and abstracted in bibliographic databases: Scopus, SciELO,, ProQuest, EBSCOhost, e-revist@s, Latindex
Other directories and ratings: Capes-WebQualis, Index Copernicus Internacional, DOAJ, SHERPA/RoMEO
ISSN: 1645-3794
CIDADES, Comunidades e Territórios

CIDADES, Comunidades e Territórios is an academic journal in the scientific area of Urban Studies that was established in 2000 by a team of researchers from the former Centre for Territorial Studies. The journal consolidates a heritage of scientific research and academic work at Iscte of over twenty years, and is currently published semi-annually by Dinâmia'CET-IUL.

CIDADES, now in e-journal format, pursues the objective of disseminating research and discussions in the field of Urban Studies, working to establish itself in the national and international academic publishing communities as a publication of reference in its field.

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Editor: DINÂMIA’CET-IUL, Iscte
Editor-in-C hief: Pedro Costa
Publication period:  Biannual
Publication languages:  Portuguese, Italian, English, French, Spanish
Keywords: Urban Studies, Architecture, Sociology
Editorial support: Mariana Leite Braga,, ext. 293100
Indexed and abstracted in bibliographic databases: IBSS, EBSCOhost, Latindex
Other directories and ratings: Capes-WebQualis, SHERPA/RoMEO, RCAAP
ISSN: 2182-3030

Etnográfica is the only Portuguese journal dedicated exclusively to social and cultural anthropology. It is a dynamic and well-established project, having gained reputation as a quality scientific publication with wide international recognition.

Etnográfica covers a broad range of ethnographic contexts, stressing high-quality empirical research, varied analytical perspectives and theoretical innovation. Articles selected by the Editorial Committee are subjected to double-blind peer review by two experts in the field. Etnográfica reflects the diversity of theoretical perspectives, fields and places of production of contemporary anthropological knowledge, as well as the variety and richness of the social and geopolitical contexts it examines.

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Editor: CRIA-IUL
Editor-in-Chief: Manuela Ivone Cunha
Publication period: Triannual
Publication languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Keywords: Anthropology
Editorial support: Catarina Mira,, 722092
Indexed and abstracted in bibliographic databases: Scopus, Web of Science - SciELO Citation Index,, SciELO, Anthropological Index Online, Latindex, EBSCOhost
Other directories and ratings: SCImago SJR, ERIH Plus, Capes-WebQualis, Index Copernicus Internacional, ClassifICS, DOAJ, SHERPA/RoMEO
ISSN: 0873-6561
ISSN online: 2182-2891
Ler História

Ler História is a publication focused on promoting studies in History and Social Sciences, distinguished by its scientific references and international circulation.

The submitted articles, derived from research in these fields, are subject to rigorous evaluation. Ler História prides itself on its group of nationally and internationally renowned authors.

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Editor: Ler História – Associação de Atividades Científicas
Editor-in-Chief: José Vicente Serrão
Publication period: Biannual
Publication languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Keywords: History and Social Sciences
Editorial support: Mariana Leonor Francisco,
Indexed and abstracted in bibliographic databases: Scopus,, EBSCOhost, Latindex, Historical Abstracts
Other directories and ratings: Capes-WebQualis, ERIH Plus, SHERPA/RoMEO, DOAJ
ISSN: 0870-6182
Portuguese Journal of Social Science

The Portuguese Journal of Social Science (PJSS), created in 2002, is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary jornal focused on research about Portuguese society. However, the journal takes a broad view and accepts articles that are not exclusively devoted to the Portuguese context. It particularly welcomes comparative studies.

While the journal concentrates on research articles, it operates a flexible policy in respect of other types of submission, including book reviews. 

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Editor: Intellect
Editor-in-Chief: Luís Nuno Rodrigues
Publication period: Triannual
Publication languages: English
Keywords: Social Sciences and Humanities
Editorial support:, ext. 722201
Indexed and abstracted in bibliographic databases: Web of Science-Thomson Reuters-core, Scopus, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, ISBSS, Sociological Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Latindex, EBSCOhost
Other directories and ratings: Capes-WebQualis
ISSN: 1476-413X
Revista de Gestão dos Países de Língua Portuguesa

Revista de Gestão dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (RGPLP), edited by INDEG/Iscte in collaboration with the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a quarterly publication that provides a scientific approach and dissemination of different areas of Management, such as Strategy, Marketing, Human Resources, Tourism, Logistics, Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, among others. With contributions from renowned Portuguese and foreign authors, RPBG is comprised articles and case studies.

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Editor: INDEG, Iscte; Fundação Getúlio Vargas
Editor-in-Chief: Luís Reto (Portugal) and Bianor Scelza Cavalcanti (Brazil)
Publication Period: Triannual
Publication languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Keywords: Management and Administration
Editorial support:
Indexed and abstracted in bibliographic databases: Thomson Reuters-SciELO Citation Index, Scielo
Other directories and ratings: CAPES-WebQualis, DOAJ
ISSN: 1645-4464
Sociologia, Problemas e Práticas

Sociologia, Problemas e Práticas is a scientific journal whose main purpose is to publish articles of sociological analysis resulting from original research, the development of theory, or thematic evaluation. It also reveals interdisciplinary openness to work from other areas of social sciences, as the journal is directed towards an international audience. The journal was established in 1986, and has been published continually since. It is indexed in various international bibliographic databases.

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Editor: CIES-IUL, Iscte
Editor-in-Chief: António Firmino da Costa
Publication period: Triannual
Publication languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Keywords: Social Sciences and Humanities
Editorial support: Mónica Monteiro,, 217903238
Indexed and abstracted bibliographic databases: SCOPUS, Web of Science-Thomson Reuteurs SciELO Citation Index, SciELO, EBSCOhost, Latindex, Sociological Abstracts
Other directories and ratings: SCImago SJR, Capes-WebQualis, DOAJ
ISSN: 0873-6529
Publisher Mundos Sociais

Mundos Sociais, founded in 2010, is a CIES-IUL publisher that promotes scientific publications of high quality in the areas of Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, History, Education and other Social Sciences. Besides its general catalogue, Mundos Sociais also publishes the journal “Sociologia, Problemas e Prática”, the collection ”Questões de Partida” and the collection “Desigualdades,” coordinated by the Inequality Observatory.

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Director: Susana da Cruz Martins
Editorial support: Lina Cardoso,, 217903238
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