- Including the journal in the prestigious international databases.
- Distributing the publication abroad on contract of subscription and orders.
- Increasing the number of articles written by foreign authors.
- Visibility of the electronic versions on the internet.
- Increasing the quality of graphics of the printed publications.

The journal is classified by the Romanian National Council of Scientific Research of Higher Education (CNCSIS) in the B+ Category.

The magazine aims to gather the best contributions from Romanian Orthodox theology and to provide European visibility to the theological research in our country. Alongside renowned authors, academics and reputed theologians, our magazine gives confidence to young researchers capable of elaborating valuable theological studies.


When citing this journal, please use the abbreviation: SUBBTO.


Receipt of the articles, information about copyright

The articles can be sent respecting
Previously published articles are not accepted for publication. Manuscripts cannot be submitted elsewhere for publication while in review for SUBBTO, although manuscripts may be deposited on a preprint server. Manuscripts that are derived from papers read at conferences cannot be submitted unless they have been previously published as part of the conference proceedings in a peer-reviewed volume.
The editors’ committee would reject those papers which do not reach the quality level required for an academic journal. The authors will be announced on the acceptance or rejection if their papers and about the suggestions made by the reviewers.The report term of an article, starting with the moment of delivery to reviewers is of roughly two weeks. 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.

Publication Frequency:

Issues, Deadlines
The journal is published semesterly in June and December.
The paper submission for the SUBBTO volumes are programmed as follow:

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

We are pleased to inform you that starting with number 1/ 2015, SUBBTO issues have the status of ‘Open Access’. As an Open Access journal, SUBBTO does not charge readers or their institutions for access (read, download, copy, distribute, print for research use, search, or linkto the full texts of articles). Please cite the articles respecting the following format: "author (authors), year, title, SUBBTO, issue/ number, pages".

Here you can find the summary of each issue of Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Theologia Orthodoxa (contents, abstracts and keywords). Also, the articles can be free accesed via the Central and Eastern European Online Library Germany (C.E.E.O.L.):


Copyright info:

"Transfer of copyright agreement"
When the article is accepted for publication, I, as the author and representative of the coauthors, hereby agree to transfer to Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Theologia Orthodoxa all rights, including those pertaining to electronic forms and transmissions, under existing copyright laws, except for the following, which the author specifically retain: the right to make further copies of all or part of the published article for my use in classroom teaching; the right to reuse all or part of this material in a review or in a textbook of which I am the author; the right to make copies of the published work for internal distribution within the institution that employs me.