About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Fróðskaparrit is the Faroese Scientific Journal.
It is published by Fróðskapur – Faroe University Press with financial support from Føroya Fróðskaparfelag – the Faroese Society of Science and Letters.

Fróðskaparrit is published Open Access on fsj.um.fo and as a printed journal on a yearly basis. Papers from all scientific fields are invited in any Scandinavian language or English as long as their topics pertain to the Faroes.

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts received will be evaluated by the board of editors and at least one independent reviewer. 

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.

Journal History

Fróðskaparrit is an annual review with scientific articles from and about the Faroe Islands and Faroese issues. The articles are from all scientific fields and are mainly written in Faroese (mostly Humanities and Social Sciences) or English (Natural and Life Sciences). 66 issues have been published in printed volmues. From issue 67 the publication is online only. 

The editors of Fróðskaparrit are Kalpana Vijayavarathan (Editor-in-Chief), Eyðfinn Magnussen, Firouz Gaini, Hans Andrias Sølvará, Marin Strøm, and Malan Marnersdóttir. All staff at the University of the Faroe Islands.

If you have an article for Fróðskaparrit, please contact us at fsj(at)setur.fo