List of Journals

The category ‘Political Science’ (without International Relations) comprises 180 journals.

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 Organization1947Cambridge University Press
3Environmental Politics1992Taylor & Francis
4American Journal of Political Science1956Wiley
5Political Analysis1990Cambridge University Press
6American Political Science Review1906Cambridge University Press
7Journal of European Public Policy1994Taylor & Francis
8Annual Review of Political Science1998Annual Reviews
9British Journal of Political Science1971Cambridge University Press
10Policy Studies Journal1972Wiley
11Socio-Economic Review2003Oxford University Press
12Regulation & Governance2007Wiley
13Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory1991Oxford University Press
14Political Psychology1980Wiley
15Review of International Organizations2006Springer
16Comparative Political Studies1968SAGE
17Political Behavior1979Springer
18New Political Economy1996Taylor & Francis
19Global Environmental Politics2001MIT
20Policy and Politics1972Ingenta Connect
21Journal of Democracy1990Project MUSE
22Policy and Society Open Access1990Taylor & Francis
23Political Geography1982Elsevier
25European Journal of Political Research1973Wiley
26Party Politics1995SAGE
27Policy and Internet2009Wiley
28Journal of Peace Research1964SAGE
29Journal of Politics1939University of Chicago Press
30Geopolitics1996Taylor & Francis
31Journal of Conflict Resolution1957SAGE
32International Journal of Press/Politics1996SAGE
33JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies1962Wiley
34British Journal of Politics & International Relations1999SAGE
35International Environmental Agreements2001Springer
36World Politics1948Cambridge University Press
37Public Opinion Quarterly1937Oxford University Press
38South European Society and Politics1996Taylor & Francis
39European Union Politics2000SAGE
39International Political Sociology2007Oxford University Press
41Perspectives on Politics2003Cambridge University Press
42European Political Science Review2009Cambridge University Press
43Review of International Political Economy1994Taylor & Francis
44Government and Opposition1965Cambridge University Press
45International Studies Review1994Oxford University Press
46Post-Soviet Affairs1985Taylor & Francis
47Territory, Politics, Governance2013Taylor & Francis
48West European Politics1978Taylor & Francis
49International Studies Quarterly1957Oxford University Press
50African Affairs1901Oxford University Press
51Swiss Political Science Review1995Wiley
52Journal of International Relations and Development2004Springer
53International Theory2009Cambridge University Press
54Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science1890SAGE
55Local Government Studies1975Taylor & Francis
56Political Studies1953SAGE
57Contemporary Security Policy1980Taylor & Francis
58Political Science Research and Methods2013Cambridge University Press
59Critical Policy Studies2007Taylor & Francis
60Mediterranean Politics1996Taylor & Francis
61Economics & Politics1989Wiley
62Public Administration1923Wiley
63Journal of Strategic Studies1978Taylor & Francis
64Terrorism and Political Violence1989Taylor & Francis
65Cooperation and Conflict 1965SAGE
66International Journal of Public Opinion Research1989Oxford University Press
67Journal of Information Technology & Politics2004Taylor & Francis
68Journal of Public Policy1981Cambridge University Press
69Democratization1994Taylor & Francis
70Social Movement Studies2002Taylor & Francis
71European Security1992Taylor & Francis
72Politics & Gender2005Cambridge University Press
73Politics and Governance Open Access2013Cogitatio Press
74Politics & Society1970SAGE
74Review of Policy Research1981Wiley
76Parliamentary Affairs1947Oxford University Press
77PS: Political Science & Politics1986Cambridge University Press
78Journal of Women Politics & Policy1980Taylor & Francis
78New Left Review Open Access1960New Left Review Ltd
78Political Science Quarterly1886Wiley
81Comparative Politics1950Ingenta Connect
82European Journal of Political Economy1985Elsevier
82International Journal of Transitional Justice2007Oxford University Press
84American Politics Research1973SAGE
85European Political Science2001Springer
86Contemporary Politics1995Taylor & Francis
87Problems of Post-Communism1954Taylor & Francis
88Journal of Political Ideologies1996Taylor & Francis
90Studies in Conflict & Terrorism1977Taylor & Francis
91Cambridge Review of International Affairs1986Taylor & Francis
92Political Research Quarterly1948SAGE
93International Feminist Journal of Politics1999Taylor & Francis
94Publius1971Oxford University Press
95Journal of Political Philosophy1993Wiley
96Journal of European Integration1977Taylor & Francis
97Citizenship Studies1997Taylor & Francis
98Survival1959Taylor & Francis
99Global Policy2010Wiley
100Human Rights Quarterly1982Project MUSE
101Legislative Studies Quarterly1976Wiley
102Acta Politica1996Springer
103International Political Science Review1980SAGE
104Comparative European Politics2003Springer
105Philosophy & Public Affairs1972Wiley
106British Politics2006Springer
107Politics and Religion2008Cambridge University Press
108Nation1865Nation Co Inc
109Political Theory1973SAGE
110Studies in Comparative International Development1965Springer
111Political Studies Review2003SAGE
112Electoral Studies1982Elsevier
113Public Choice1966Springer
114Journal of Chinese Political Science1995Springer
115Political Quarterly1930Wiley
116Quarterly Journal of Political Science2006now publishers
116Peacebuilding2013Taylor & Francis
118Review of African Political Economy1974Taylor & Francis
119Journal of Human Rights2002Taylor & Francis
120Communist and Post-Communist Studies1968Elsevier
121International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Access2007Uni Bielefeld
122Journal of Theoretical Politics1989SAGE
123Armed Forces & Society1974SAGE
124Politikon1974Taylor & Francis
125Nations and Nationalism1995Wiley
126Journal of Contemporary European Studies1980Taylor & Francis
127Ethics & International Affairs1958Cambridge University Press
127Revista de Ciencia Politica Open Access1979Pontificia Univ Catolica Chile
129German Politics1992Taylor & Francis
130Scandinavian Political Studies1966Wiley
131Europe-Asia Studies1949Taylor & Francis
132Social Science Quarterly1919Wiley
133Irish Political Studies1986Taylor & Francis
134Critical Review1986Taylor & Francis
135Latin American Perspectives1974SAGE
136Latin American Politics and Society1959Cambridge University Press
137State Politics & Policy Quarterly2001SAGE
138Australian Journal of Political Science1966Taylor & Francis
139New Republic1914Rachel Rosenfelt
140Nationalities Papers1972Cambridge University Press
141Contemporary Southeast Asia1979Project MUSE
142Politica y Gobierno Open Access1994Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas
143Political Science1948Taylor & Francis
144Journal of Australian Political Economy Open Access1977Australian Political Economy Movement
144Lex Localis2003Lex Localis Press
146Contemporary Political Theory2002Springer
147Politics, Philosophy & Economics2002SAGE
148Monthly Review1949Monthly Review Foundation
149Studies in American Political Development1986Cambridge University Press
150International Politics1964Springer
151Dissent1954Project MUSE
151Independent Review1996Independent Inst
153Canadian Journal of Political Science1935Cambridge University Press
154East European Politics and Societies1986SAGE
155Scottish Journal of Political Economy1954Wiley
156Historia y Politica1999Centro Estudios Politicos Constitucionales
157Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Access1958Scielo
158Intelligence and National Security1986Taylor & Francis
159Presidential Studies Quarterly1971Wiley
160Polity1986University of Chicago Press
162European History Quarterly1971SAGE
163Journal of Policy History1989Cambridge University Press
164Politische Vierteljahresschrift1960Springer
165Politics, Religion & Ideology2000Taylor & Francis
166Historical Materialism1997Brill
167Australian Journal of Politics and History1955Wiley
168Japanese Journal of Political Science2000Cambridge University Press
169Politicka Ekonomie Open Access1952University of Economics, Prague
170Politix1987De Boeck Universite
171Austrian Journal of Political Science Open Access1972Innsbruck University Press
172Ethics & Global Politics Open Access2008Taylor & Francis
172Romanian Journal of Political Science2001Romanian Acad Soc
174Journal of Cold War Studies1999MIT
175Revista de Estudios Politicos1941Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales
176Current History1914Daniel Mark Redmond
177Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia1994CLAD
178Internasjonal Politikk Open Access1942NOASP
179Telos1968Telos Press
180Osteuropa1925bwv (Berline Wissenschaftsverlag)