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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΑ SΥΜΜΕΙΚΤΑ is an international peer-reviewed open-access electronic journal published by the Institute of Historical Research-Byzantine Section of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF). It provides a forum for the publication of original research in the field of Byzantine and post-byzantine studies. We invite therefore articles from a broad range of fields within this area. We are especially interested in promoting interdisciplinary approaches. ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΑ SΥΜΜΕΙΚΤΑ also publishes book reviews. The Ιnternational Editorial Advisory Board  as well as the rigorous publication procedures ensure the journal maintains a high standard of scholarship.Taking advantage of the capabilities of open-,source publishing software ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΑ SΥΜΜΕΙΚΤΑ provides free access to high-quality scholarly research to everyone, and helps maximize the impact of research. A fully electronic publication management system ensures a speedy process, and offers authors the ability to follow the progress of their manuscripts through the publication process. Revised manuscripts of accepted articles are published immediately upon submission of the final version. Each volume comprises the total of the articles published during the year. A print edition appears at regular intervals.



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles and Book Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Bibliographical Notes

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts submitted to BYZANTINA SYMMEIKTA are sent to two reviewers for 'blind review'.In case of conflicting reviews, the manuscript is sent to a third reviewer.


Publication Frequency

Revised articles are published in the journal’s webpage as soon as the editing and layout process is complete. The print edition follows at regular intervals


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public contributes to global knowledge exchange. We encourage authors to deposit their articles, as well as data underlying the publications, in institutional and/or other appropriate subject repositories.

This journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) or article submission charges.