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.



Call For Papers: Annual Academic Conference on Research and Innovation, June 10-14, Los Angeles, California, USA

Dear JSSER Authors, Researchers and Readers:
We are pleased to inform you that Dr. Bulent Tarman, Editor-in-Chief of JSSER will be the keynote speaker at the annual academic conference on Research and Innovation organized by the Institute for Research and Development.
We are delighted to inform you that the Institute for Research and Development, located in Los Angeles, California, extends a warm invitation to you to attend the Annual Academic Conference on Research and Innovation. This conference aims to cover a broad range of topics in the fields of social science, humanities, and STEM disciplines.

Please check the link for details 

Posted: 2024-02-20 More...

Statistics in 2023; 2022 & 2021


Statistics in 2023 (As of December 31, 2023)

Total submissions: 662

Accept: (7%)

Decline: (93%)


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: 2024-01-01

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 2024 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: 2024-03-17 More...

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Social Studies Education Research (JSSER)


Theme of the Special Issue: Higher Education 5.0: innovation, complexity and sustainability 

Guest Editors:

Dr. María Soledad Ramírez Montoya, Institute for the Future of Education, Tecnologico de Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Dr. Francisco José García-Peñalvo, Salamanca University, Spain

Professor Ebba Ossiannilsson, International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Oslo, Norwey, Ossiannilsson Quality for Open Online Learning (QOOL) Consultancy, I4 Quality Sweden

Dr. Arturo Molina Gutiérrez, Tecnologico de Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Dr. Glenda Cox, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Abstract proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2023 (Abstracts need to be submitted to Prof. Dr. María Soledad Ramírez Montoya by email at (in the subject of the mail write Call JSSER).

Full-text manuscript submission deadline: January 15, 2024 (through Journal’s online submission system)

Publication: April 30, 2024.

For your questions/inquiries related to this special issue, please contact the guest editor Prof. María Soledad Ramírez Montoya by email at  (in the subject of the mail write Call JSSER).

Posted: 2023-09-18 More...

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

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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