The Social Science Asia (SSA) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal published four issues a year, in January, April, July, and October by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).  The journal publishes articles of both research based and critical debate which promote original knowledge production engaging intellectual exchanges among regional, sub regional and global concerns and scholarship.  The focus covers subfields and cross-cutting themes relating to politics, economy, society, culture, ethnicity, gender, violence, language, development, sustainability, governance and etc.

The journal is published in online version, which is free access and download.