Published each year in February, May, and October, the German Studies Review features articles and book reviews in history, literature, culture studies, political science, as well as interdisciplinary topics relating to the German-speaking areas of Europe encompassing primarily, but not exclusively, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
Subscription to the journal is a benefit of membership in GSA. Articles and reviews are published in English or German. The Johns Hopkins University Press publishes GSR, the scholarly journal of the German Studies Association.
German Studies Review is a journal of first publication, and all submissions are peer-reviewed. Each issue contains at least six articles and sixty book reviews. German Studies Review is included in Historical Abstracts, Current Contents, Current Geographical Publications, and other indices, and is assigned the acronym GerSR for the MLA International Bibliography.