The journal of Comparative Interpretation Research (CIR) is an open-access peer-reviewed semiannual journal in Persian (with English abstracts and bibliographies) devoted to the field of Quran, Quranic exegesis, Quranic studies, Quranic sciences, Islam, interpretation (tafsir), Shi'a exegesis (Shi'a interpretations) and Sunnite exegesis (Sunnite interpretations), published by the University of Qom and scientifically sponsored by the Iranian Society for Quranic Studies and Islamic Culture (ISQSI). It is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the publication of original articles, review articles, etc., considering the research ethics and academic rules and regulations.

This journal is designed to provide an intellectual environment for national and international scholars focusing on interpretative topics and Qur'anic exegesis. In response to advances in research, this journal has been published in the field of interpretive literature with the aim of publishing quality articles reporting findings related to important issues in the field. The journal aims to publish research and review papers on the most recent issues and developments in the field. All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process.


About the Journal:

Journal Title: Comparative Interpretation Research

Country of Publication: Iran, Qom.

Publisher: University of Qom

Scientific Sponsorship Society: Iranian Society for Quranic Studies and Islamic Culture (ISQSI)

Editor-in-Chief: AliAhmad Naseh, Ph.D.

Director-in-Charge: Ghulam Hussain Arabi, Ph.D.

Subject Area: Qur'anic exegesis, Qur'anic interpretation science

Format: Print and Online

Print    ISSN: 2476-4191

Online ISSN: 2476-4205

Frequency: Semiannual

Language: Persian, including English abstracts and bibliographies.

Start Year: 2015, Vol. 1, No. 1 -

Open Access: Yes, free access to articles

Article types: Research and review papers.

Primary Review: 10 days, approximately.

Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review

Average refereeing time: 24 weeks

Acceptance percentage: 20%

Article Processing Charges:  Yes, publication charges are required from the author (authors must pay 6,000,000 Iranian Rials for publication after acceptance).

Citation Style: The APA referencing style

Indexing & Abstracting: EBSCO, ISC, SID, Noormags, Magiran, Iran Journals, Google Scholar, Academia, Linkedin, etc.

COPE: The journal of Comparative Interpretation Research (CIR) follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct.

Copyright: Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.

Type of License: Creative Commons — Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Required files to be uploaded: Five essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system: 1. The main file of the manuscript (without the names of the authors), 2. Title page in the mentioned format, 3. Authorship form (must include the title of the article and the name and surname of all authors and be signed by all authors), 4. Conflicts of Interest form (must be signed by the Corresponding Author and uploaded with the article file), and 5. Cover letter.

Address: Office of the journal of Comparative Interpretation Research, University of Qom, Alghadir Blvd., Qom. Iran. Postal code:  3716146611.




Tel: +98-02532103361



Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2 - Serial Number 18, October 2023 

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