The Electronic Journal of Criminal Science and Criminology (EJCSC) aims to advance the scholarly study of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Victimology. By fostering an international dialogue among scholars, practitioners, and policymakers, the journal seeks to contribute to the development of both theory and practice in these fields. EJCSC is committed to promoting innovative, high-quality research that explores new dimensions of crime and justice, addresses contemporary challenges, and offers solutions that are both effective and equitable.


The scope of EJCSC includes but is not limited to the following key areas:

Theoretical Criminology:
Exploration of theories and concepts that explain criminal behavior and the structure and functioning of criminal justice systems. Comparative studies that highlight cultural and legal differences in the handling of crime.

Criminal Justice:
Examination of processes, organizations, and institutions involved in the administration of justice, including policing, courts, and corrections. Studies that evaluate the effectiveness of justice systems and reforms.

Research focusing on victims of crime, including the impacts of crime on victims, the role of victims within the criminal justice system, and services and policies designed to support victims.

Forensic Science and Investigation:
Articles that delve into the application of scientific principles and techniques to the investigation of crime, forensic psychology, and legal processes.

Cybercrime and Technology:
Analysis of the role technology plays in crime, including cybercrime, digital forensics, and the implications of technological advancements for criminal activities and law enforcement.

Juvenile Justice:
Studies on juvenile delinquency, youth crime prevention, and the treatment and rehabilitation of young offenders within the legal system.

Penology and Correctional Studies:
Research on the management and rehabilitation of offenders, prison systems, non-custodial sanctions, and the social impact of different penal methods.

Human Rights and Criminal Law:
Investigations into how criminal laws affect human rights, with a focus on issues like discrimination, the death penalty, and the rights of the accused.

Comparative and International Criminology:
Studies that provide a comparative or international perspective on crime and justice, highlighting cross-border issues such as human trafficking, international terrorism, and global law enforcement cooperation.

Policy Analysis and Evaluation:
Critical assessments of current policies and legislative measures within criminal justice, offering evidence-based recommendations and policy alternatives.

Análisis y evaluación de políticas:
Evaluaciones críticas de las políticas y medidas legislativas actuales dentro de la justicia penal, que ofrecen recomendaciones basadas en evidencia y alternativas de políticas.

Contribution to Knowledge

EJCSC is dedicated to providing a platform for rigorous empirical research, theoretical advancements, and informed policy debates. It encourages submissions that challenge existing paradigms and contribute to the body of knowledge in criminology and criminal justice with clear implications for policy and practice.

Through its comprehensive scope, the Electronic Journal of Criminal Science and Criminology strives to serve as a vital resource for the academic community, criminal justice professionals, and policymakers around the world, supporting informed decision-making and innovative approaches to crime and justice.