The purpose of this site is to encourage Open Access publishing of university research and creative output by providing technical and online support to journal editors and journals produced at the University of the Western Cape. This service is managed by the Main Library.
  • African Human Mobility Review

    The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human mobility in Africa.


    Through the publication of original research, policy discussions and evidence-based research papers, AHMR provides a comprehensive forum devoted exclusively to the analysis of contemporaneous trends, migration patterns and some of the most important migration-related issues. The journal is accessible on-line at no charge.


    AHMR is jointly owned by the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) and University of the Western Cape (UWC).


    At the moment, AHMR is also accredited by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Journal List .

  • Journal of Entrepreneurial Innovations

    We take great pleasure in welcoming you to our new journal, Journal of Entrepreneurial Innovations (JEI). Our aim in launching this developmental publication to generate knowledge, stimulate dialogue, critical debate, critique and collaboration among the national, regional and international space on entrepreneurship, management, creativity and innovation. The publication will be e-based to broaden its reach and inclusivity on the building of knowledge by scholars and practitioners.
    The focus of the publication is to develop the capacity of emerging academic researchers and scholars and postgraduate students in the field of entrepreneurship and related subject areas. We welcome original research, theoretical contributions, critical commentaries, case studies, book reviews and work-in-progress. In line with our developmental, supportive and inclusive thrust we will offer guest edited special issues and journal series.

  • Journal of Community and Health Sciences

    The Journal of Community and Health Sciences publishes original research and scholarly reviews in community and health sciences and related disciplines. The journal is published twice a year (April and October).

  • Journal for the Study of Religion

    "The Journal for the Study of Religion (JSR) is published twice per year by the Association for the Study of Religion in Southern Africa (ASRSA). The journal’s primary publication language is English.


    JSR is an international peer-reviewed and accredited journal that publishes interdisciplinary contributions in the study of religion. JSR invites articles, and responses to articles of up to 10 000 words dealing with topics relevant to the contemporary scholarly significance of the academic comparative study of religion. (Longer articles may also be considered for publication.) Book reviews between 1000-1200 words are also welcome.  

    The journal’s main interest is the cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, comparativist, and critical study of religion. As such, it welcomes the anthropological, comparative, historico-ethnographic, phenomenological, sociological, and socio-cultural study of the diversity of religions, religious traditions, and the religious movements and formations of Southern Africa.

  • Kronos: Southern African Histories

    Kronos: Southern African Histories is published annually by the Dept of History and the Centre for Humanities Research at UWC. It is an accredited South African journal that aims to promote and publicise high quality historical research on southern Africa. The journal also encourages comparative studies and seeks to break new ground in its dynamic integration of visuals and text.

  • WritingThreeSixty

    WritingThreeSixty is a bi-annual, interdisciplinary journal for research essays and creative works. First launched in 2014 as an initiative of the English department at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), WritingThreeSixty now forms part of the broader community within the Arts Faculty and Humanities at UWC.