The target of the magazine is to offer both the international and national musicologists the possibility of publishing their studies in a speciality frame that is organized and it has a highly professional stand. It also suggests its publication in international languages and in addition, it suggests aligning the national musicological publication to a European and an international level.

Open Access: Yes

Publication fees: None

When citing this journal, please use the abbreviation: Studia UBB Musica


Receipt of the articles, information about copyright

The papers will be submitted by e-mail to the following address:,
respecting the announced deadline and the journal format [INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS].

Language: English

If anyone is interested in publishing with us, we gladly accept your collaboration by editing your studies in an elegantly and qualitative form. Taking into consideration the fact that we want to advertise the magazine in the world, we accept English, German and French as the publication languages; in addition, we need the proofing of the text to be done beforehand. We will accept all the studies that have a musical theme. All the authors are responsible for submitting manuscript in comprehensible US or UK English, German or French and ensuring scientific accuracy.

The authors will be announced on the acceptance or rejection of their papers and about the suggestions made by the reviewers. All papers are reviewed independently at least by two referees, but the authors are entirely responsible for the content of their papers. All published papers will become property of the journal.

Privacy Statement:
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Open Access Policy:
All articles published in Studia UBB Musica are fully open access: immediately freely available to read, download and share. Articles are published under the terms of a Creative Commons license which permits, without charge, use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Studia UBB Musica does not charge authors any kind of publication fees or article processing charges.

Issues, Deadlines:
The journal is published semesterly in June and December.

The paper submission for the Studia UBB Musica volumes are programmed as follow:

- For the first number the deadline for the receiving of the studies is 15th of March;
- For the second number we accept the studies up to 15th of September.

Prevention and Fight against Plagiarism and other forms of fraudulent conduct
Authors of the journal must be aware and understand that Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai intends to prevent, and also sanctions attempts and acts of plagiarism and other forms of fraudulent conduct, including but not limited to the fabrication and/or falsification of data. Therefore, authors are hereby advised that:
– Plagiarism attempts or other fraudulent actions discovered and documented during the review process (Editorial Office, peer review) may lead to: a) rejection of the manuscript for publication; b) official information of the higher education or research institution of the author’s affiliation; and c) information of the scholarly community and public opinion.
– Upon notification on allegation of plagiarism or other fraudulent actions for any article that has been already published in Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai, and following the thorough verification of the notification, the Editorial Office may take the following steps: a) contact the Index of allegations of plagiarized works in Romania; b) follow the procedure in place for plagiarism attempts or other fraudulent actions discovered and documented during the review process; c) officially inform the higher education or research institution of the author’s affiliation, making available all necessary documents (including the author’s responsible declaration of originality); d) advise the most important international databases about the allegation of plagiarism; and e) publish (on the site, etc.) its official position on the matter. As conceptual and general guidelines on plagiarism, the journal Studia UBB refers to: “What Constitutes Plagiarism?”, in “Harvard Guide to Using Sources”, available here: See also:

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
The Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement aligns with the recommendations of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics): Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers.


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