Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education

Open Call for Submissions

The Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education is the official journal of the Comparative and International Education Society’s (CIES) Higher Education Special Interest Group (HESIG). JCIHE promotes scholarship opportunities, critical dialogue, and provides a link to engage professionals and academics to the international aspects of higher education. JCIHE encourages a range of contexts, perspectives, methodologies, and intersections of disciplines. JCIHE is a member of the Open Journals in Education (OJED) platform, a Gold Open Access and is listed in EBSCOHOST database, GoogleScholar, CiteFactor, and ERIC.
JCIHE invites the following submissions: 
1) Requests to be on the Peer-Reviewer team (please check the box for JCIHE).
2) Request to be an Associate Copy-Editor: note: this is a volunteer position. Please check the box.
3) Submit an Article on new research that advances discussions of current issues on comparative and international higher education.  Articles should be 4,500 – 7,500 words.  

  • Please use APA 7th edition style guide.
  • Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • NOTE: If you were planning on presenting at a conference this past year, you might consider turning your presentation into an article for JCIHE

4) Comparative Analysis article that provides analysis on a current issue, trend, or program situated in comparative or international higher education. Comparative Analysis articles    should be 2,500 – 3,500 words. Please use APA 7th edition style guide.
5) Article for upcoming Special Issues. 

Articles should relate to the theme of the special issue and be 4,500 – 7,500 words.  

  • SUMMER 2021 – Editors. Dr. Ane Turner Johnson (Rowan University, New Jersey) & Dr. Marcellus Mbah (Nottingham Trent` University, UK) 
    • THEME: Exploring the Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Postsecondary Policies and Practices Toward Sustainable Development: decolonizing perspectives.
    •  PROPOSALS DUE DATE: August 30, 2020
  • WINTER 2021 – Editor. Michael Lanford (University of North Georgia) 
    • THEME: Global Higher Education Partnerships. 
    • PROPOSALS DUE DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 
  • WINTER 2022 – Editor. Kyle Long (George Washington University) 
    • THEME: Foreign Influence in International Higher Education
    • PROPOSALD DUE DATE: Sept. 1, 2021

 6) Article for the Winter Supplemental Graduate-Student Work-in-Progress Issue.  Articles reflect graduate student work-in-progress and should be 500 – 1,000 words.         Submissions are due September 15, 2020.
Please send submissions or Reviewer Team requests to: