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Learned Assocations for German Culture

Journals for Postgraduate & Early Career Research


Focus on German Studies

A scholarly journal for German language literature and German Studies, which is run and published exclusively by graduate students at the University of Cincinnati, publishing only writing submitted by other graduate students.

Verges: Germanic and Slavic Studies in Review

A peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary graduate student journal affiliated with the Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria.

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies

Edge is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary graduate journal for German and Scandinavian Studies. The journal is published annually under the direction of graduate students in the German and Scandinavian Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

General literary/cultural studies

Textpraxis: Digitales Journal für Philologie

Forum: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

A peer-reviewed journal for postgraduate students working in culture and the arts.

eTransfers: A Postgraduate E-Journal for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

A bi-national [English/German], double-blind refereed academic online-journal for postgraduates in the field of comparative literary and cultural studies. 

TrackChanges: The Postgraduate Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

A biannual, inter-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, aiming to promote publication by postgraduates of all levels and early-career academics within a year of finishing their doctorate. (Appears to be intended for researchers at the University of Sheffield, but may accept submissions from elsewhere.)

MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities


Birmingham Journal for Europe

Edited by postgraduates, with a review panel of academic staff, this interdisciplinary journal publishes articles on aspects of Europe, past and present, by postgraduates working in and across the fields of literature, linguistics, film, history, economics, geography, sociology and politics.

Aigne: The Online Postgraduate Journal of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork

Kaleidoscope: The Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Durham

An interdisciplinary, online, open-access journal edited by postgraduates at Durham University, for the benefit of the postgraduate research community in the United Kingdom and internationally.


An international online journal for postgraduate research in the arts, humanities, social sciences and education, based at the University of Glasgow.

Politics and area studies


Sponsored by the German Politics Specialist Group (GPSG) of the UK Political Studies Association, Austausch is an interdisciplinary electronic journal offering postgraduates and early career researchers in German Studies a platform for peer-reviewed publications and opportunities to establish and expand their academic network.


T-JoLT: Trinity Journal of Literary Translation

T-JoLT aims to publish translations of literature from any language into English as well as articles on the subject of literary translation. Submissions are open to all students, faculty and alumni of Trinity College, as well as to any external applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at their home institution.

Norwich Papers

An annual journal based at the University of East Anglia, consisting of a range of essays and papers on issues in Translation Studies. Every year the journal concentrates on a specific theme and values its contributions from a wide range of academic backgrounds.

Journals sympathetic to submissions from postgraduates include German Life and Letters.