About the Journal

  • Basrah Arts Journal (BAJ) is open access, peer-reviewed quarterly journal (Four issues per year) that aims at the publication of original research papers on the latest developments and techniques in the various fields of  the aesthetic subject, which includes the fields of plastic arts, music, theater, visual arts, as well as theoretical and applied research in the field of art education.
  • The (BAJ) is the Official Journal of the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research issued by the College of Fine Arts, University of Basrah, Iraq.
  • The (BAJ) began its publication in 2002 with printed paper copies until issue (21) . Then, in 2022, it transitioned to online electronic publishing starting from issue (22) .
  • The contribution should be unpublished before and not a consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • (BAJ) maintains a standard double-blind peer review process, which means that the identities of the authors and the reviewers are not known to each other.
  • (BAJ( is an Open Access Journal, which supports the rights of users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles provided they are properly acknowledged by cited.
  • The journal is archived with printed paper copies at the National Library in Baghdad, No. 747 of 2002.
  • It is also archived on the website of the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research / Department of Research and Development: "Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals".
  • The International Standard Serial Number For The Journal is: ISSN (Print) 2305-6002. (Online) 2958-1303.

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No. 29 (2024)
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