The journal’s history starts in 1980. From 1980 until 2000, “Information, Informationen, Informations” was published with two issues a year. Editors were Karl Pellens, Raphael de Keyser, Henri Moniot and Karl Pellens. All issues are available online at

In 2001, the journal changed its name to “Yearbook, Jahrbuch, Annales” and was now published once a year (since 2004 by Wochenschau Verlag, Schwalbach). Susanne Popp was responsible editor from 2005 two 2011 and developed the double-blind peer review process. Since 2012, Joanna Wojdon has been responsible editor. Since 2016, the journal's full name is "International Journal of Research on History Didactics, History Education, and History Culture. Yearbook of the International Society for History Didactics (JHEC)".