The International Journal of
Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies
IJMCS Journal
The International Journal of Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies is dedicated to the advancement of comparative studies in education, social science and humanities and provides a forum for the publication of high quality papers in these coverage areas. IJMCS’ medium term goal is to become one of the leading journals in the area.  
Peer review process

Each paper is reviewed by the editors and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to at least two independent referees for double blind peer review. Based on their recommendation, as well as consultation between relevant Editorial Board members the editors then decide whether the paper should be accepted as is, revised or rejected.

Coverage fields and subfields

The journal welcomes competitive and high-quality articles from the following and related fields: details
For contributors whose first language is not English and who wish to improve the standard of English in their paper before submission, the journal might be able to recommend freelance copy editors who might be available to undertake editing or proofing work for a fee. Please contact the editors if you are interested in this service.

Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication. Authors can allow others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
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Special Issues & Conference Proceedings

IJMCS welcomes proposal/s for special issues or conference edition. Please note that special issues and/or conference proceedings may have different peer review procedures from the process highlight above,  involving, for example, Guest Editors, conference organisers or scientific committees. Authors contributing to these projects will receive full details of the peer review process from the conference or Guest Editor/s in question.

Frequency of publication
April, August & December

Want to be a referee for the IJMCS journal?
The International Journal of Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies is seeking to expand its pool of referees to review articles submitted to the journal. If you are interested, please send your name, e-mail address, curriculum vita, and keywords for your areas of expertise to the Editors. There are benefits of being a referee for IJMCS. For instance, The benefits of refereeing for IJMCS gives you the opportunity to see and evaluate the latest work in your area of research  at an early stage. You would be acknowledged in an annual statement by the editors in the journal. Also, you would be able to cite your work for the International Journal of Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies as part of your professional development requirements for your organisation or professional body.


Volume 2 Issue 1 (December)

Print: ISSN 2059-4976      Online: ISSN 2059-4984


Gordon Ade-Ojo & James Ogunleye. The goals of interdisciplinary studies


Gulnar Ali, John Wattis & Michael Snowden. ‘Why are Spiritual Aspects of Care so hard to Address in Nursing Education?’ A Literature Review (1993-2015)

Katerina Konstantinides-Vladimirou. Cypriot secondary school teachers’ professional life phases: a research-informed view of career-long motivation

Mark Betteney & Greg Brooks Can reading skills which are developed through the reading of music be transferred to benefit the early decoding of text?

Cecilia McKelvey & Jane Speare. Teachers Watching Teachers: exploring the influence of films on emergent teacher identities


Volume 1 Issue 3 (December)

Print: ISSN 2059-4976      Online: ISSN 2059-4984


David A. Tuner. Fruitful Interdisciplinary Interactions


David A. Turner. Comparative Knowledge(s)

Ana Ivenicki. Multicultural Curriculum and De-Essentialisation

of Identities: a case study in a municipal initiative in Brazil

Ana Ivenicki & Gertrude Shotte. An Education ‘Jigsaw’: Some Highlights and Reflections on the Special International Roundtable on the IJMCS Conference, 4-6 September 2014

Toyin Coker. Further education teachers’ perceptions on collaboration

Guillermo Pérez-Bustamante,  María  Estrella & Emilio Álvarez Arregui. Developing human capital through continuous training

Michael Snowden & Jamie P. Halsall. Community Development: A Shift in Thinking Towards Heutagogy

Ana Ivenicki & Gertrude Shotte. Joining the Dots: An Overview of

the Special International Roundtable on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Social Inclusion

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