About the Journal

Journal of Ocean and Culture is published by Korea National Maritime Museum(KNMM) and International Ocean & Culture Committee(IOCC) to establish the unique cultural value of oceanic culture, to promote mutual understanding around the world, and to create a platform where the researchers, academicians, professionals, practitioners and students share their opinions and discussion on Ocean & Culture. Located in Busan, the Korea's largest port city, Korea National Maritime Museum which aims to promote maritime culture and ocean industry has played a leading role in the publishing of the journal. IOCC is dedicated to establish the unique cultural value of oceanic culture and to promote mutual understanding around the world.


Journal title Journal of Ocean and Culture
Journal Abbreviation J. Ocean Cult.
Acronym JOC
Launching Year 2018
Frequency Annual (in December)
Publisher Korea National Maritime Museum (KNMM), International OCEAN & CULTURE Committee (IOCC) and Asia-Pacific Ocean and Culture Center (APOCC)
Language English
pISSN 2635-9936
eISSN 2636-1531
DOI prefix 10.33522/joc.
Open Access CC-BY-NC (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)
Electronic Links http://www.joac.org
Indexed/Tracked/Covered By Crossref, Google Scholar, OAK Central and DOAJ
Copyright Korea National Maritime Museum (KNMM)