Journal of the Institute of Latvian History

Latvijas Vēstures Institūta Žurnāls” (“The Journal of the Institute of Latvian History”) publishes articles aimed at extending and expanding the comprehension of processes and events in the territory of Latvia and the other Baltic states from the earliest times to the present day, as well as developments elsewhere that relate to the past of Latvia and the Baltic region.The journal presents original, previously unpublished contributions in the field of the humanities, particularly history. All the scholarly articles are double-blind peer-reviewed. Established in 1936 and published up to 1940, re-established in 1991. Published twice a year (a quarterly journal until 2017).

The Journal is indexed in the following data bases: EBSCO database “Academic Search Ultimate” (as of 2012) and SCOPUS (as of 2021). 

ISSN 1025-8906. Electronic publication: ISSN 2592-8791

The journal is published by the University of Latvia. The printed version of the Journal can be purchased from the publisher (

All the articles published in the journal can be accessed freely. 

Mailing address: Kalpaka bulvāris 4, Room 125, Riga LV-1050, Latvia.