ARS - Anthropological Researches and Studies


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Anthropological Researches and Studies



The Romanian Journal Anthropological Researches and Studies (ISSN 2360-3445; ISSN-L 2360-3445) is an annual journal and publishes:


  1. fundamental and applied research, clinical field research;
  2. reviews and updates;
  3. case reports;
  4. reviews;
  5. information on scientific meetings.


The journal does not take charges for processing and submission of articles.

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Users can use, reuse and build upon the material published in the journal but only for non-commercial purposes and as long as the original work is correctly cited: downloading or reading, distributing, making copies, using in presentations, to produce a new research work and, possibly, a new publication  (See definitions of open access from Wikipedia). 




  • bio-medical anthropology: auxology, behavioral ecology, epidemiology, nutrition, sexual-reproductive health, population biology, psychology, psychiatry, etc.
  • socio-cultural anthropology: topics based on the behavioral categories (economic, political, linguistic etc.), on human relations (gender, family, nation, etc.), on values (ethical, aesthetic, philosophical, religious, etc), as well as on methodology.
  • paleoanthropology: human osteology, bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, paleopathology, etc.


Priority will be given to articles that explore medical topics, or highlight aspects related to human physical and mental health. ARS encourages its contributors to emphasize the impact that the main topic presented in their papers could have on physical and mental health at individual and/or social scale. As regards the domain of paleoanthropology, the articles focused on paleopathology and the comparative studies on the diseases in ancient times have increased chances to be accepted.


Keywords: anthropology, medicine, psychology, sociology, paleoanthropology.