Ethics and Information Technology is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the dialogue between moral philosophy and the field of information and communication technology (ICT). The journal aims to foster and promote reflection and analysis which is intended to make a constructive contribution to answering the ethical, social and political questions associated with the adoption, use, and development of ICT.

Within the scope of the journal are also conceptual analysis and discussion of ethical ICT issues which arise in the context of technology assessment, cultural studies, public policy analysis and public administration, cognitive science, social and anthropological studies in technology, mass-communication, and legal studies. In addition, the journal features research that deals with the history of ideas and provides intellectual resources for moral and political reflection on ICT.

  • Advances the dialogue between moral philosophy and the field of information and communication technology (ICT).
  • Examines the ethical, social and political questions associated with the adoption, use, and development of ICT.
  • Addresses issues that arise in the context of technology assessment, cultural studies, public policy analysis and public administration, cognitive science, social and anthropological studies in technology, mass-communication, and legal studies.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • M.J. van den Hoven
Managing Editor
  • Noëmi Manders-Huits
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2.068 (2019)
Impact factor
2.263 (2019)
Five year impact factor
91 days
Submission to first decision
207 days
Submission to acceptance
341,927 (2020)
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