Forum Qualitative Social Research

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Forum Qualitative Social Research  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Forum Qual. Soc. Res.
Discipline Qualitative research
Language English, German, Spanish
Edited by Katja Mruck
Publication details
Institute for Qualitative Research and Center for Digital Systems (Free University of Berlin(Germany)
Publication history
Frequency Triannually
ISSN 1438-5627
OCLC no. 51038029

The Forum: Qualitative Social Research (German: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung) is a triannual peer-reviewed online academic journal covering the theory, methodology, and application of qualitative research.[1] The editor-in-chief is Katja Mruck (Free University of Berlin).[2] Articles published are in English, German, or Spanish. Recently, the journal has started incorporating Internet-specific forms of publication such as video and sound recordings. Manuscripts are published as soon as they have undergone peer review.[3]

Indexing and abstracting[edit]

The journal is abstract and indexed by Intute, SocioSite, CSA Sociological Abstracts, CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Psyndex, Solis, and SocINDEX.[3]


The journal was established in 1999. It has since been developed into an information, communication, and networking portal. The project was initially funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Journal home page
  2. ^ Editorial Team
  3. ^ a b c Detailed Aims, Scope, History and Information