Musicologist is an international refereed journal, aiming to publish original scholarly papers in the fields of historical musicology, music theory and ethnomusicology. Each issue includes multidisciplinary studies related to musicology. In addition to original research papers, the journal also includes reviews, publicity, field notes, ethnographic writings and translations.

Musicologist is published biannually in the months of June and December. The journal is seeking to make a major contribution to musicological discourse worldwide by presenting high-level and original scholarly research, theoretical discussions and up-to-date methodological studies and thus to become an effective organ of scholarship around the world.