About the Journal

About the Journal

The Journal of Academic Writing is an international, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the teaching, tutoring, researching, administration and development of academic writing in higher education in Europe.

Published by Coventry University in association with the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing, the Journal of Academic Writing is relevant to teachers, scholars, and program managers across disciplines and across the world who are interested in conducting, debating and learning from research into best practices in the teaching of writing.

Peer Review Process

JoAW uses a double-blind peer review process. On submission, an article is sent by the Editor to two reviewers. Once the reviews are returned, feedback and recommendations are assessed by the Editor, who then returns a decision to the author.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published two times per year. The Summer Issue is published in June/July and the Winter Issue is published December/January. 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.