Balkan Social Science Review

BSSR is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed, journal for academics with an interest in the Balkans seen through the lenght of diferent social science disciplines

Balkan Social Science Review (BSSR) is established on behalf of the Faculty of Law in the University “Goce Delcev” in Stip, Republic of Macedonia. It is designed to encourage interest in all matters relating to law, political sciences, and sociology  sean in the context of the Balkan, with an emphasis on matters of theory and on broad issues arising from the relationship of wider social science disciplines encuraging interdisciplinary aproach in areas of relevance.

The journal does not favor one over another approach, but rather encourages the use of appropriate social science approaches for the given topic or paper. The BSSR urges potential authors to consider a wide range of important policy discussions, arguments, practices, methodologies, and theories, in areas including: The main scope of this Jurnal is on several areas of Social Sciences. We encourage researches in:
•    Comparative studies within Balkans and Europe
•    Law and legal framework in different Balkan countries and aprocsimation of EU legislative and practices
•    International relations of Balkan countries (Geopolitics), but also and inner-regional cooperation and perspectives
•    Political status of each Balkan country, and the regional politics, sean in the perspectives of different political theories
•    Ethnicity, social inclusion and national identity development in the context of the Balkan
•    Good governance, human rights, human development and Civil societies in the Balkan
•    Public Administration in different Balkan countries- compared expiriences in the region and European practices
•    Media and Comunications in the Balkans
•    Securety aspects of the Balkan region, building peace and coexistance est.

For Call of Papers you can get aditional information on

For Autor guidelines propositions you can find aditional informations on


Editor in Chief:

Dr Jovan ANANIEV, Univesity Goce Delchev- Shtip, Faculty of Law, Macedonia


Menaging editor:
Dr Marija AMPOVSKA, Univesity Goce Delchev - Shtip, Faculty of Law, Macedonia  


Language editor:

Dr Kristine WHITNABLE, University Goce Delcev - Shtip

Editorial board:

Dr Bekim BELIQI, University of Prishtina, Department of Political Science, Kosovo

Dr Belul BEQAJ, University of Business and Technology, Department of Political Science, Prishtina, Kosovo

Academician Ivan CVITKOVIC, University of Saraevo, Faculty of Political Science, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dr Maciej CZERWINSKI, Jagiellonian University, Institute of Slavic Philology, Krakow, Poland

Dr Jordan DACI, Wisdom University- Tirana, Department of International Public Law, Albania

Dr Aleksandra KORAC GRAOVAC, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Croatia

Dr Marija IGNJATOVIC, University of Nish, Department of History of Law Nis, Serbia

Dr Jean Paul LEHNERS, UNESCO Chair of Human Rights, Head of Department of Human Rights, Univerity of Luxemburg

Dr Anton PARVANOV, University of National and World Economy- Sofia,
Department of International Relations, Bulgaria

Dr Plamen DIMITROV PETROV, Geopolitics- Sofia, Bulgaria

Dr Vlade PETROV, Sofia University, St. “Kliment Ohridski’, Faculty of Law - Sofia, Bugaria

Dr Ivana JARAMAZ RESKUSIC, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Croatia

Dr Strashko STOJANOVSKI, Univesity Goce Delchev - Shtip, Faculty of Law, Macedonia

Dr Senada SABIC SELO, Institute for International Relations, Zagreb, Croatia

Dr Borka TUSHEVSKA , University Goce Delcev- Shtip, Faculty od Law, Macedonia

Dr Ana NIKODINOVSKA, Univesity Goce Delchev- Shtip, Faculty of Law, Macedonia

Dr Alenka VERBOLE, currently- OSCE Mission in Tirana, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia,

Dr Kristine WHITNABLE, University Goce Delcev - Shtip


PRINT ISSN   1857-8799

ONLINE ISSN   1857-8772


Balkan Social Science Review is indexed in:

EBSCO; C.E.E.O.L.; ICV (Index Copernicus Value) 7, 43; Electronic Journals Library GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies - Information Centre, Hamburg; World Cat; Electronic Journals Library of University of Regensburg; WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Library of University of Liege;;; Library of University of Koln; Google Scholar;