Welcome to the Zeitschrift für Familienforschung | Journal of Family Research, the leading  scientific journal for family-related research in the social sciences and humanities in German-speaking and other European countries.

The Zeitschrift für Familienforschung | Journal of Family Research is indexed in: Web of Science/SSCI (Thomson Reuters), ProQuest/CSA, Scopus (Else­vier)/SCImago and GESIS: Solis – Sozialwissenschaftliches Literatur­informationssystem.



Starting in 2019, Journal of Family Research will drop its German title and will publish articles in English language only.

Thus, from now on, we cannot accept any more manuscripts in German language. At the same time, we welcome manuscripts in English language.


Number 1/2018 is published

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News for authors – Open Express

Our publisher offers an Open Express feature: it is possible to publish contributions as Open Access papers simultaneously to the print and online versions and provide them to the readers online free of charge. For this service, the publisher charges the authors, who wish to make use of this option, a non-recurring fee of 199 Euro (VAT included) for each paper.