About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Jounal of International Affairs is an annual publication of Department of International Relations and Diplomacy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University. It is a pioneer publication in this domain, which focuses research write ups on; international relations, foreign policy, national security, bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, human rights, international law, political economy, international migration, strategic thoughts, and small states security and international conflict and cooperation.

Peer-Review Process

Articles submitted to JOIA will go through the double-blinded review process by which it will be ensured that any author-identifying information is removed. Later, manuscript will be sent out anonymously to the reviewers. The reviewers will not know authors’ names and vice versa. JOIA will maintain the anonymity of both the contributors and reviewers. However, any self-identifying information can be added to the final version once the article is accepted for publication.

Frequency of Publication

The journal is published annually.

Open Access Policy

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

Cost of Print Copies

Print copies are available for Rs 150 per copy.


The JOIA is published by the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy - Tribhuvan University (MIRD-TU).

Sources of Support

The JOIA is supported by the Tribhuvan University Registrar's Office.