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Galilæana. Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Science

About the Journal

Galilæana is an international scientific journal that publishes blind peer-reviewed research articles on the history of Renaissance and early modern science. The journal focuses on topics relating to life, scientific work, and achievements legacy of Galileo. The journal also welcomes submissions that, while not directly pertaining to Galilean studies, will be of interest to historians engaged in research on science and culture in early modern Europe.

Galilæana also hosts other forms of contribution, from historical and bibliographical notes to invited papers and essay reviews.

Since 2023 Galilæana has no longer been printed by Olschki in paper version (2004-2022) and has become an online open-access journal. This means that all current content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Please also visit the journal's past issues to check for back issues newly released in Open Acces on the Museo Galileo digital library.

Galilæana accepts papers written in English and Italian. Submitted papers should include an abstract (150 words) in English.

Galilæana publishes two issues a year. [Galilæana, ISSN 1971-6052].


The journal is indexed in Scopus, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and ERIH plus.

ANVUR (Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca) classification: class A, area 11, sectors C1, C2, C3, C4, C5.