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URSP: Student Publishing Guide

Council on Undergraduate Research: Journals that Publish Undergraduate Research & Writing

Here is a comprehensive list of journals that publish student research and writing, maintained by the Council on Undergraduate Research. 


        Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research 

Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research is an Open Access, annual, online, peer reviewed, international journal dedicated to the publication of student research (undergraduate and graduate) within all disciplines and of pedagogically based professional work that explores the intersection of student research with teaching and faculty research. Our mission is to provide a forum for exceptional student research and to promote collaboration between students and teachers in the classroom, laboratory, and field.



Discussions is the peer-reviewed undergraduate research journal of Case Western Reserve University, publishing research papers written by current undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities around the globe. The research can be on any topic, not limited to science or engineering. A student may submit a paper from a class, as long as his/her work presents a new and innovative idea. Submission deadlines vary by edition; please refer to website for details.


       Inquiries Journal

Inquiries Journal is an open-access multidisciplinary student journal focused on presenting student scholarship in the social sciences, arts, and humanities.


        Journal of Student Research

Journal of Student Research is an academic, multidisciplinary and faculty-reviewed journal devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research.


Journal of Undergraduate Research 

JUR a peer-reviewed journal accepting submission of any subject, from any undergraduate institution. We are always accepting submissions. View our submission guidelines here. 



 An academic database providing free, full-text access to university published student journals from around the world. The purpose of JournalQuest is to increase dissemination of student scholarship by improving the visibility and availability of student work on the web.


         International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities 

IJURCA is a peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to the publication of outstanding scholarship by undergraduates and their mentors from academic institutions of higher learning. The Journal accepts submissions of research articles, fiction, poetry, photography, videos, and other creative works from undergraduate students in all academic disciplines. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis and will be published on the Journal website after successful review.


Institute for Healthcare Improvement: OPEN SCHOOL

Here you’ll find a list of peer-reviewed journals and online publications that publish student work on a variety of healthcare topics.


Open Access Journals A-Z

Open Access Initiative is committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community without restricting the access of published content. This publisher hosts over 700+ leading-edge peer reviewed Open Access Journals and organizes over 3000 International Conferences all over the world. 


        Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Math Journal 

A  journal devoted entirely to papers written by undergraduates for work completed before graduation. This is a refereed, online journal.


 Skyline: Big Sky Conference Undergraduate Journal 

A new online publication focusing on empirically based research and thought provoking analysis of sport in society, providing a connection between athletics and academics. Articles from any discipline will be considered if these include an athletics nexus.  


         Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences  

An annual online, national, reviewed journal dedicated to the publication a full range of the scholarly efforts of undergraduate students.