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The OJSA, as an international multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed online open access academic journal, publishes academic articles deal with different problems and topics in various areas of theoretical studies of arts or the other studies which relates to arts (theory of visual arts: drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, architecture, conceptual arts, textile arts, etc.; theory of applied arts: industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design, decorative arts, etc.; theory of performing arts: comedy, dance, theatre, film, music, opera, rhetoric, marching arts, folklore, etc.; music theory, historical musicology, ethnomusicology; theory of literature: prose, poetry, drama, creative writing, etc.; comparative literature; history of arts; museology; esthetics; psychology of arts, psychology of creativity; sociology of arts; cultural anthropology; art education, music education, etc.).

The OJSA provides a platform for the manuscripts from different areas of study. The journal welcomes original theoretical works, analyses, reviews, etc. The manuscripts may represent a variety of theoretical, philosophical and epistemological perspectives and different methodological approaches.

The OJSA also invites researchers to submit proposals for special (or thematic) issues, which also can involve papers from a conference. Those responsible for an approved proposal may be invited to take on the role of guest editors.

The authors of articles accepted for publishing in the OJSA should get the ORCID number (, and Thomson-Reuters' Researcher ID (

The OJSA is already listed in Crossref (DOI), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine), Google Scholar, J-Gate, ResearchBib and WorldCat - OCLC, and is applied for indexing in the other bases (Clarivate Analytics – SCIE, ESCI and AHCI, Scopus, ERIH Plus, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, Cabell’s Directory, SHERPA/RoMEO, EZB - Electronic Journals Library, etc.).

The journal is now publishing 2 times a year.

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