About the Journal

Ad Americam: Journal of American Studies is an open-access interdisciplinary journal edited once a year at Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Ad Americam publishes double-blind peer-reviewed articles by scholars on North and Latin American history, politics, law, culture, sociology and comparative and interdisciplinary studies. Thus, the academic community is the journal’s primary readership. The journal does not publish book(s) review articles.

ISSN (printed) 1896-9461
e-ISSN 2449-8661

The journal is financially supported by the Jagiellonian University’s Faculty of International and Political Studies. No advertisements are considered for publication.

The journal does not charge authors for article submission, processing or any publishing-related activities. The only applicable criterion is manuscript’s quality addressed by the peer review process.


Editorial Proccess

Manuscripts published in this journal are peer reviewed; double blind format is applied. Prospective authors are to acknowledge that the editors may use plagiarism detection software to screen the submissions. If plagiarism is identified, the COPE guidelines on plagiarism will be strictly followed.

Normally, two reviewers are assigned to proceed a submission. The editors make all final decisions upon the advice of members of the editorial board and written reports of two independent reviewers. The review process usually takes up to 8 weeks. It is rather impossible to predict the exact time that will be required to process any accepted manuscript but usual time between final decisions and print publication is about 6-8 months. Please acknowledge that the journal is released once a year.

Authors will receive a proofread copy of the manuscript for final approval.

Further details concerning the journal (e.g. instructions for contributors) are available here: https://adamericam.journals.uj.edu.pl/.


Archiving and Repository Policy

The journal content is archived with the Jagiellonian Library (Kraków, Poland) as a long-term preservation service.