Ancient Iranian Studies (AIS) is a blind peer-reviewed quarterly journal that focuses on the pre-Islamic Iran and publishes papers on different fields of ancient Iranian studies, with the topics as follows:
- Ancient Iranian religions and religious thoughts and schools, such as Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism, Mithraism, Zurvanism, Mazdakism, along with the pre-Achaemenid religions such as Elamite religious beliefs.
- History of civilizations and cultures of the ancient Iranian milieu, and the nexus of cultures, communities, and historico-religious phenomena in Greater Iran and other kinds of relations.
- Ancient Iranian languages and literature.
- Art in ancient Iran.
- Researches on archaeology, epigraphy and numismatics.
- Iranian heritage in Early Islamic Iran and other parts of the world.
- Comparative studies.
- Reviews of new prominent books of the field.
AIS tries to provide the necessary platform for publishing and disseminating the original and new achievements of researchers. It also contains reviews of recent books of importance to ancient Iranian studies.