Journal of International Students, a quarterly publication on international education


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Welcome to the Journal of International Students (JIS)!

This Journal is an academic, interdisciplinary, and peer-reviewed publication (Print ISSN 2162-3104 & Online ISSN 2166-3750) on international student affairs published from the United States of America. The goal of the Journal is to feature narrative, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, student/faculty reflections, study abroad experience, and book reviews relevant to international students and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding in higher education.

Published quarterly (spring, summer, fall and winter), the Journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world, and from a wide range of academic fields, including international education, student affairs, linguistics, psychology, sociology, philosophy, international business and cultural studies. Please review some sample articles and publication guidelines. Among the topics that Journal focuses on are:

Trends and issues of international student and scholar mobility
Cross-cultural studies (adjustment, culture shock, acculturation, self-esteem)
Overseas study, learning/teaching styles, class participation
Globalization, internationalization, cultural influences
International student retention, admissions, transfer, support systems
Higher educational policies of sending and hosting countries
Immigration issues and visa policies related to international students
College culture (classroom expectations, academic integrity)
Multiculturalism, diversity, hybridity and diaspora