List of Journals

The category ‘Political Science’ comprises 232 journals – namely:

• 180 in Political Science; and

• 95 in International Relations (some journals are in both categories).

The choice of journals is based on Web of Science 's SSCI (Social Science Citations Index).


• The column Rank refers to the ranking accorded to the journal by Web of Science based on the 2-year Journal Impact Factor 2019 (released in 2020).

• Journals listed in pale letters do not deposit scholarly metadata at CrossRef. As a consequence, OOIR cannot track their latest papers.

• The logo Open Access denotes Open Access journals.

1Political Communication1980Taylor & Francis
2International Security1976MIT
3International Organization1947Cambridge University Press
4Environmental Politics1992Taylor & Francis
5American Journal of Political Science1956Wiley
6Political Analysis1990Cambridge University Press
7American Political Science Review1906Cambridge University Press
8Journal of European Public Policy1994Taylor & Francis
9Annual Review of Political Science1998Annual Reviews
10British Journal of Political Science1971Cambridge University Press
11Policy Studies Journal1972Wiley
12Foreign Affairs1922CFR
13Socio-Economic Review2003Oxford University Press
14International Affairs1922Oxford University Press
15Common Market Law Review1963Kluwer
16European Journal of International Relations1995SAGE
17Regulation & Governance2007Wiley
18Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory1991Oxford University Press
19Political Psychology1980Wiley
20Marine Policy1977Elsevier
21Review of International Organizations2006Springer
22Comparative Political Studies1968SAGE
23Political Behavior1979Springer
24New Political Economy1996Taylor & Francis
25Global Environmental Politics2001MIT
26Policy and Politics1972Ingenta Connect
27Journal of Democracy1990Project MUSE
28Policy and Society Open Access1990Taylor & Francis
29Political Geography1982Elsevier
31European Journal of Political Research1973Wiley
32Party Politics1995SAGE
33Policy and Internet2009Wiley
34Journal of Peace Research1964SAGE
35Journal of Politics1939University of Chicago Press
36Geopolitics1996Taylor & Francis
37Journal of Conflict Resolution1957SAGE
38International Journal of Press/Politics1996SAGE
39JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies1962Wiley
40British Journal of Politics & International Relations1999SAGE
41International Environmental Agreements2001Springer
42World Politics1948Cambridge University Press
43Public Opinion Quarterly1937Oxford University Press
44American Journal of International Law1907Cambridge University Press
45South European Society and Politics1996Taylor & Francis
46European Union Politics2000SAGE
46International Political Sociology2007Oxford University Press
48Security Dialogue1970SAGE
49Perspectives on Politics2003Cambridge University Press
50European Political Science Review2009Cambridge University Press
51Review of International Political Economy1994Taylor & Francis
52Government and Opposition1965Cambridge University Press
53International Studies Review1994Oxford University Press
54Post-Soviet Affairs1985Taylor & Francis
54Security Studies1991Taylor & Francis
56Territory, Politics, Governance2013Taylor & Francis
57West European Politics1978Taylor & Francis
58International Studies Quarterly1957Oxford University Press
59African Affairs1901Oxford University Press
60Conflict Management and Peace Science1973SAGE
61Swiss Political Science Review1995Wiley
62Journal of International Relations and Development2004Springer
63International Theory2009Cambridge University Press
64Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science1890SAGE
65Review of International Studies1975Cambridge University Press
66Local Government Studies1975Taylor & Francis
67Political Studies1953SAGE
68Contemporary Security Policy1980Taylor & Francis
69Chinese Journal of International Politics2006Oxford University Press
70Political Science Research and Methods2013Cambridge University Press
71Critical Policy Studies2007Taylor & Francis
72Mediterranean Politics1996Taylor & Francis
73Economics & Politics1989Wiley
74Public Administration1923Wiley
75Journal of Strategic Studies1978Taylor & Francis
76Terrorism and Political Violence1989Taylor & Francis
77Cooperation and Conflict 1965SAGE
78International Journal of Public Opinion Research1989Oxford University Press
80Journal of Public Policy1981Cambridge University Press
82Democratization1994Taylor & Francis
83Social Movement Studies2002Taylor & Francis
79Journal of Information Technology & Politics2004Taylor & Francis
84European Security1992Taylor & Francis
85Politics & Gender2005Cambridge University Press
86Pacific Review1988Taylor & Francis
87Globalizations2004Taylor & Francis
88Politics and Governance Open Access2013Cogitatio Press
89International Peacekeeping1994Taylor & Francis
90Politics & Society1970SAGE
90Review of Policy Research1981Wiley
92Parliamentary Affairs1947Oxford University Press
93PS: Political Science & Politics1986Cambridge University Press
94Journal of Women Politics & Policy1980Taylor & Francis
94Political Science Quarterly1886Wiley
94New Left Review Open Access1960New Left Review Ltd
94World Trade Review2002Cambridge University Press
98Comparative Politics1950Ingenta Connect
99European Journal of International Law1990Oxford University Press
100European Journal of Political Economy1985Elsevier
100International Journal of Transitional Justice2007Oxford University Press
102American Politics Research1973SAGE
103European Political Science2001Springer
104Contemporary Politics1995Taylor & Francis
105International Relations of the Asia-Pacific2001Oxford University Press
106Problems of Post-Communism1954Taylor & Francis
107Journal of Political Ideologies1996Taylor & Francis
109Studies in Conflict & Terrorism1977Taylor & Francis
110Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists1945Taylor & Francis
111Cambridge Review of International Affairs1986Taylor & Francis
112Political Research Quarterly1948SAGE
113Foreign Policy Analysis2005Oxford University Press
114Washington Quarterly1978Taylor & Francis
115International Feminist Journal of Politics1999Taylor & Francis
116Publius1971Oxford University Press
117Journal of Political Philosophy1993Wiley
118Journal of European Integration1977Taylor & Francis
119Citizenship Studies1997Taylor & Francis
120International Relations1957SAGE
121International Interactions1974Taylor & Francis
122Survival1959Taylor & Francis
123Global Policy2010Wiley
124Human Rights Quarterly1982Project MUSE
125Emerging Markets Finance and Trade1965Taylor & Francis
126Asia Europe Journal2003Springer
127Legislative Studies Quarterly1976Wiley
128Acta Politica1996Springer
129International Political Science Review1980SAGE
130Comparative European Politics2003Springer
131Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding2007Taylor & Francis
132Philosophy & Public Affairs1972Wiley
133British Politics2006Springer
134Politics and Religion2008Cambridge University Press
135Nation1865Nation Co Inc
136Australian Journal of International Affairs1947Taylor & Francis
137Political Theory1973SAGE
138Studies in Comparative International Development1965Springer
139Chinese Journal of International Law2002Oxford University Press
140Space Policy1985Elsevier
141Political Studies Review2003SAGE
142Electoral Studies1982Elsevier
143Public Choice1966Springer
144Journal of Chinese Political Science1995Springer
145Political Quarterly1930Wiley
146Quarterly Journal of Political Science2006now publishers
146Peacebuilding2013Taylor & Francis
148Review of African Political Economy1974Taylor & Francis
149World Economy1977Wiley
150Journal of Human Rights2002Taylor & Francis
151Communist and Post-Communist Studies1968Elsevier
152International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Access2007Uni Bielefeld
153Journal of World Trade1967Kluwer
154Journal of Theoretical Politics1989SAGE
155Armed Forces & Society1974SAGE
156Politikon1974Taylor & Francis
157Nations and Nationalism1995Wiley
158Journal of Contemporary European Studies1980Taylor & Francis
158Journal of the Japanese and International Economies1987Elsevier
160International Studies Perspectives2000Oxford University Press
161Ethics & International Affairs1958Cambridge University Press
161Revista de Ciencia Politica Open Access1979Pontificia Univ Catolica Chile
163German Politics1992Taylor & Francis
164Scandinavian Political Studies1966Wiley
165Europe-Asia Studies1949Taylor & Francis
166Social Science Quarterly1919Wiley
167Human Rights Law Review1967Oxford University Press
168Irish Political Studies1986Taylor & Francis
169Critical Review1986Taylor & Francis
170Global Governance2004Lynne Rienner
171Latin American Perspectives1974SAGE
172Latin American Politics and Society1959Cambridge University Press
173State Politics & Policy Quarterly2001SAGE
174Review of World Economics1913Springer
175Australian Journal of Political Science1966Taylor & Francis
176Middle East Policy1992Wiley
177New Republic1914Rachel Rosenfelt
178Nationalities Papers1972Cambridge University Press
179Contemporary Southeast Asia1979Project MUSE
180Politica y Gobierno Open Access1994Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas
181Political Science1948Taylor & Francis
182Lex Localis2003Lex Localis Press
182Journal of Australian Political Economy Open Access1977Australian Political Economy Movement
184Contemporary Political Theory2002Springer
185Politics, Philosophy & Economics2002SAGE
186Monthly Review1949Monthly Review Foundation
187Stanford Journal of International Law1966Stanford Univ
187Studies in American Political Development1986Cambridge University Press
189War in History1994SAGE
190Cornell International Law Journal Open Access1968Cornell
191International Politics1964Springer
192Dissent1954Project MUSE
192Independent Review1996Independent Inst
194Canadian Journal of Political Science1935Cambridge University Press
195Ocean Development and International Law1973Taylor & Francis
196Asian Perspective1974Lynne Rienner
197East European Politics and Societies1986SAGE
197Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Open Access1961Columbia Univ
199Scottish Journal of Political Economy1954Wiley
200Historia y Politica1999Centro Estudios Politicos Constitucionales
201Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Access1958Scielo
202Intelligence and National Security1986Taylor & Francis
203Presidential Studies Quarterly1971Wiley
204Polity1986University of Chicago Press
205International Journal1946SAGE
207European History Quarterly1971SAGE
208Journal of Policy History1989Cambridge University Press
209Politische Vierteljahresschrift1960Springer
210Politics, Religion & Ideology2000Taylor & Francis
211Historical Materialism1997Brill
212Australian Journal of Politics and History1955Wiley
213Japanese Journal of Political Science2000Cambridge University Press
214Politicka Ekonomie Open Access1952University of Economics, Prague
215Politix1987De Boeck Universite
216Pacific Focus1986Wiley
217Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy Open Access2006National Taiwan University Press
218Korea Observer1968IKS
219Austrian Journal of Political Science Open Access1972Innsbruck University Press
220Diplomacy & Statecraft1990Taylor & Francis
221Romanian Journal of Political Science2001Romanian Acad Soc
221Ethics & Global Politics Open Access2008Taylor & Francis
223Journal of Cold War Studies1999MIT
224Uluslararasi Iliskiler2004Uluslararasi Iliskiler Konseyi
225Revista de Estudios Politicos1941Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales
226Current History1914Daniel Mark Redmond
227Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia1994CLAD
228Internasjonal Politikk Open Access1942NOASP
229Telos1968Telos Press
230Osteuropa1925bwv (Berline Wissenschaftsverlag)
232Korean Journal of Defense Analysis Open Access1989KIDA