Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

IJECS aims to promote excellence through dissemination of high-quality research findings, specialist knowledge, and discussion of professional issues that reflect the diversity of this field.

The scopes of the journal include:

  • English Language Learning and Teaching
  • English Linguistics & Literature English
  • History of the English Language
  • Discourse Analysis in English
  • World Englishes
  • Rhetoric & Stylistics
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Geographies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Media Culture
  • Physical Cultural Studies
  • Popular Culture Studies


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

2018 Semiannual, published in May and November

2019-2020 Annual, published in May


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Processing Charge-International Journal of English and Cultural Studies: 300.00 (USD)
If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee. Please find payment information at: http://home.redfame.com/pay/