1. To provide a forum for professional exchange in youth research, services, theories and practice in youth work;

2. To advocate improvement in youth services, youth policy and youth legislations

Scope of Readers

Readers of the Journal of Youth Studies are primarily those involved in youth services and research, including social workers, educators, medical practitioners, academics and experts, as well as senior government officials and policy-makers.



The Journal of Youth Studies is mainly published in Chinese. Articles in English are also welcome.



Besides regular readers on our subscription list, the Journal will be circulated to government departments, policy-makers, education institutes, social service organizations, academics and experts, as well as university libraries in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore and other countries. The Journal is also indexed in international databases such as PsycINFO and EBSCOhost.


Date of Publication

Two issues of the Journal will be published every year, in January and July.