The Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics is the joint publication of the Estonian Literary Museum, the Estonian National Museum and the University of Tartu. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (JEF) is a multidisciplinary forum for scholars. Addressed to an international scholarly audience, JEF is open to contributions from researchers all over the world. JEF publishes articles in the research areas of ethnology, folkloristics, museology, cultural and social anthropology. It includes both studies focused on the empirical analysis of particular cases as well as those more theoretically oriented.

JEF is indexed by Sciendo (De Gruyter Open)Elsevier - SCOPUSAnthropological Index OnlineCentral and Eastern European Online Library (C.E.E.O.L.), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ERIH PLUSMLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO), International Scientific Indexing (ISI), MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) and Open Folklore Project.

From March 31, 2016 the Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics has been published in partnership with Sciendo (De Gruyter Open), the world‘s second largest publisher of Open Access academic content, and part of the De Gruyter group which has over 260 years of publishing history. Sciendo closely cooperates with the majority of abstracting and indexing services, universities and libraries, providing a wide availability of journal‘s content and increasing its visibility. Journal‘s full-text articles, starting from issue 10, can be found on the Sciendo‘s platform at