Aims and Scope

The Journal of Tethys is an international open access journal for the publication of original research in  all aspects of earth sciences (e.g. Seismology, Sedimentology, Geomorphology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Petrology, Volcanology, Geochronology, Metamorphic and Structural Geology, Hydrogeology, Geodynamics, Paleoenvironment, Environmental Earth Sciences, Quaternary Geology, Remote Sensing, GIS, Ore and Hydrocarbon Exploration, Petroleum Geology, Geoheritage, Geotourism, Nanogeotechnology, Urban Geology, etc…). The journal publishes every quarter (four times a year: March, June, September and December) the highest quality original papers, review articles, technical reports and short communications on hot topics of current interest, with high quality illustrations. The language of the journal is English. Papers should not been published or are not being considered for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts are selected for publication according to assessment by the Editorial Board and reports from at least two independent referees. Authors should suggest three referees  but not from their own institution (include them in the  form of  TRANSFER OF COPYRIGHT).

The Journal of Tethys editorial team welcomes proposals for thematic issues and stemming from scientific meetings. We specially like to organize an special issue about:

A) The evolution of the Tethys.

B) Peri-Tethyan basins.

The editorial team would be delighted to discuss your special issue proposals. Please contact the journal editor-in-cheif, Vahid Ahadnejad (;, to begin the conversation.

  • The average length of time for the peer review process and publication is three months.
  • Submission, manuscript review process and publication are free.
  • The papers are published on-line only.
  • We encourage young scientists especially PhD students to publish their research results in our journal.