The Journal “Časopis za suvremenu povijest” (Journal of Contemporary History) is a scholary journal which publishes the results of research in modern history, that is, of the nineteenth century to contemporary times. The Journal publishes the results of scholarly projects at the Croatian Institute of History as well as scholarly research articles prepared outside of the Institute submitted to the editorial board. Alongside archival research, the Journal attempts to uphold scholarly criticism and advance the methodology of historical science. The following categories of articles are published in the Journal: archival research articles, review articles, and reports from the proceedings of conferences. The Journals also publishes book review, research notes, information bulletins, and scholarly criticism and reflections. The Journal at times publishes primary documents and archival sources which contribute to the better understanding of history. The Journal of Contemporary History belongs to the highest rang of international recognized peer-reviewed journal publications. The publisher of the Journal is the Croatian Institute of History. The journal is published three times a year.

Journal of Contemporary History is indexed in the following publications:
Croatian bibliography, line b
Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)
Historical Abstracts (EBSCOhost)
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
Ulrichsweb, Global Serials Directory

First year of publication: 1969