Vienna Journal of South Asian Studies (WZKS)

The Vienna Journal of South Asian Studies (Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens, WZKS), established in 1957, is a traditionally well-established and highly reputed medium of publication in the field of philologically and historically oriented European and international South Asian Studies.

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Editors: Karin Preisendanz – Chlodwig H. Werba
Adress: Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 2/2.1
City: Vienna
Postal Code: A-1090
Country: Austria
Telefon: +43-1-4277-435 01/02
Phone: +43-1-4277-9435
Founding year: 1957
ISSN: 0084-0084
Purpose: To further and develop, on a sound philological basis and from a diachronic as well as synchronic perspective, the study of South Asian cultural traditions, especially those transmitted in Sanskrit. The second part of the journal ('Archiv für indische Philosophie') is devoted to articles on the history of Indian philosophies.
Sponsor: Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur; Faculty of Humanities and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
Size: An issue of the WZKS contains on average 10 articles.
Book reviews: About a dozen short reviews are regularly appended to the body of the journal. Unsolicited reviews are not printed.
Frequency: Annual
Circulation: 400
Publisher: Austrian Academy of Sciences (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, A-1010 Vienna
Copyright holder: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
Manuscript Info: Articles should relate to South Asian sources in the original. All articles are refereed, the average evaluation time being two to three months. Authors are requested to follow the guidelines for manuscript preparation as given in the 'Information for Authors' of the journal.