List of Journals

The category ‘Political Science’ comprises 225 journals – namely:

• 176 in Political Science; and

• 91 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 2018.

• 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.

1International Organization1947Cambridge University Press
2International Security1976MIT
3Foreign Affairs1922CFR
4American Journal of Political Science1956Wiley
5Political Communication1980Taylor & Francis
6British Journal of Political Science1971Cambridge University Press
7Common Market Law Review1963Kluwer
8Policy Studies Journal1972Wiley
9Annual Review of Political Science1998Annual Reviews
10American Political Science Review1906Cambridge University Press
11Environmental Politics1992Taylor & Francis
12International Affairs1922Oxford University Press
13Journal of Democracy1990Project MUSE
15West European Politics1978Taylor & Francis
16Journal of European Public Policy1994Taylor & Francis
17Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory1991Oxford University Press
18Global Environmental Politics2001MIT
19World Politics1948Cambridge University Press
20Socio-Economic Review2003Oxford University Press
21Public Opinion Quarterly1937Oxford University Press
22Comparative Political Studies1968SAGE
23Political Psychology1980Wiley
24New Political Economy1996Taylor & Francis
25European Journal of Political Research1973Wiley
26Political Geography1982Elsevier
27International Journal of Press/Politics1996SAGE
28Marine Policy1977Elsevier
29Review of International Political Economy1994Taylor & Francis
30Regulation & Governance2007Wiley
31Geopolitics1996Taylor & Francis
31European Journal of International Relations1995SAGE
33JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies1962Wiley
34Territory, Politics, Governance2013Taylor & Francis
35Party Politics1995SAGE
36European Union Politics2000SAGE
36Public Administration1923Wiley
38Government and Opposition1965Cambridge University Press
39Political Analysis1990Cambridge University Press
40Political Behavior1979Springer
41Journal of Peace Research1964SAGE
42Journal of Politics1939University of Chicago Press
43Journal of Conflict Resolution1957SAGE
44South European Society and Politics1996Taylor & Francis
45Chinese Journal of International Politics2006Oxford University Press
46Perspectives on Politics2003Cambridge University Press
47International Environmental Agreements2001Springer
48Security Dialogue1970SAGE
49Politics & Society1970SAGE
50British Journal of Politics & International Relations1999SAGE
51Post-Soviet Affairs1985Taylor & Francis
52African Affairs1901Oxford University Press
53International Studies Quarterly1957Oxford University Press
54Political Science Research and Methods2013Cambridge University Press
55International Studies Review1994Oxford University Press
56Policy and Politics1972Ingenta Connect
57Social Movement Studies2002Taylor & Francis
58Policy and Society Open Access1990Taylor & Francis
59New Left Review Open Access1960New Left Review Ltd
60International Political Sociology2007Oxford University Press
61Policy and Internet2009Wiley
62Cooperation and Conflict 1965SAGE
63Pacific Review1988Taylor & Francis
64Review of Policy Research1981Wiley
65Democratization1994Taylor & Francis
66Local Government Studies1975Taylor & Francis
67Electoral Studies1982Elsevier
68European Journal of International Law1990Oxford University Press
69Journal of Public Policy1981Cambridge University Press
70Parliamentary Affairs1947Oxford University Press
71Review of International Studies1975Cambridge University Press
72Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science1890SAGE
73European Journal of Political Economy1985Elsevier
74Political Quarterly1930Wiley
75Quarterly Journal of Political Science2006now publishers
76International Political Science Review1980SAGE
77Review of International Organizations2006Springer
78Swiss Political Science Review1995Wiley
79Mediterranean Politics1996Taylor & Francis
80Security Studies1991Taylor & Francis
81Studies in Conflict & Terrorism1977Taylor & Francis
82American Journal of International Law1907Cambridge University Press
84State Politics & Policy Quarterly2001SAGE
85Globalizations2004Taylor & Francis
86International Peacekeeping1994Taylor & Francis
87Legislative Studies Quarterly1976Wiley
88Problems of Post-Communism1954Taylor & Francis
89Political Studies1953SAGE
90Philosophy & Public Affairs1972Wiley
91Political Research Quarterly1948SAGE
92Contemporary Security Policy1980Taylor & Francis
93Journal of International Relations and Development2004Palgrave
93European Political Science Review2009Cambridge University Press
95Publius1971Oxford University Press
96Comparative Politics1950Ingenta Connect
97International Journal of Public Opinion Research1989Oxford University Press
98Journal of Strategic Studies1978Taylor & Francis
98International Journal of Transitional Justice2007Oxford University Press
100International Studies Perspectives2000Oxford University Press
101German Politics1992Taylor & Francis
102European Security1992Taylor & Francis
103Ethics & International Affairs1958Cambridge University Press
104International Interactions1974Taylor & Francis
105Global Governance2004Lynne Rienner
106Terrorism and Political Violence1989Taylor & Francis
107International Relations1957SAGE
108Citizenship Studies1997Taylor & Francis
110Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists1945Taylor & Francis
111Politica y Gobierno Open Access1994Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas
112Communist and Post-Communist Studies1968Elsevier
113Europe-Asia Studies1949Taylor & Francis
114Conflict Management and Peace Science1973SAGE
115PS: Political Science & Politics1986Cambridge University Press
116Politics and Governance Open Access2013Cogitatio Press
117Journal of European Integration1977Taylor & Francis
118Nations and Nationalism1995Wiley
119Chinese Journal of International Law2002Oxford University Press
120Survival1959Taylor & Francis
121International Theory2009Cambridge University Press
122International Relations of the Asia-Pacific2001Oxford University Press
123Contemporary Politics1995Taylor & Francis
124Social Science Quarterly1919Wiley
125Comparative European Politics2003Palgrave
126Global Policy2010Wiley
127Review of World Economics1913Springer
128Journal of Human Rights2002Taylor & Francis
128Political Studies Review2003SAGE
130Human Rights Law Review1967Oxford University Press
131Australian Journal of International Affairs1947Taylor & Francis
132American Politics Research1973SAGE
133European Political Science2001Palgrave
134International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Access2007Uni Bielefeld
135Journal of Women Politics & Policy1980Taylor & Francis
135Acta Politica1996Palgrave
137World Trade Review2002Cambridge University Press
137World Economy1977Wiley
139Dissent1954Project MUSE
140Economics & Politics1989Wiley
141Ocean Development and International Law1973Taylor & Francis
142British Politics2006Palgrave
142Contemporary Southeast Asia1979Project MUSE
144International Feminist Journal of Politics1999Taylor & Francis
145Foreign Policy Analysis2005Oxford University Press
146Stanford Journal of International Law1966Stanford Univ
146Washington Quarterly1978Taylor & Francis
148Review of African Political Economy1974Taylor & Francis
149Human Rights Quarterly1982Project MUSE
150Journal of Contemporary European Studies1980Taylor & Francis
151Public Choice1966Springer
152Monthly Review1949Monthly Review Foundation
153Emerging Markets Finance and Trade1965Taylor & Francis
154Journal of Theoretical Politics1989SAGE
155Political Theory1973SAGE
156Studies in American Political Development1986Cambridge University Press
157Nation1865Nation Co Inc
158Irish Political Studies1986Taylor & Francis
159Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Access1958Scielo
160Journal of Political Philosophy1993Wiley
161Australian Journal of Political Science1966Taylor & Francis
162Critical Review1986Taylor & Francis
163Journal of World Trade1967Kluwer
164Studies in Comparative International Development1965Springer
165Nationalities Papers1972Taylor & Francis
166Politics and Religion2008Cambridge University Press
167New Republic1914Rachel Rosenfelt
167Latin American Politics and Society1959Cambridge University Press
169Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Open Access1961Columbia Univ
170Asia Europe Journal2003Springer
171Intelligence and National Security1986Taylor & Francis
172Armed Forces & Society1974SAGE
173Politics & Gender2005Cambridge University Press
174Scandinavian Political Studies1966Wiley
175Journal of Chinese Political Science1995Springer
176Revista de Ciencia Politica Open Access1979Pontificia Univ Catolica Chile
177Journal of the Japanese and International Economies1987Elsevier
178Lex Localis2003Lex Localis Press
179Latin American Perspectives1974SAGE
180Independent Review1996Independent Inst
181International Journal1946SAGE
182Ethics & Global Politics Open Access2008Taylor & Francis
183International Politics1964Palgrave
184Politikon1974Taylor & Francis
185Cambridge Review of International Affairs1986Taylor & Francis
186Politics, Philosophy & Economics2002SAGE
187Political Science Quarterly1886Wiley
187Historia y Politica1999Centro Estudios Politicos Constitucionales
189Space Policy1985Elsevier
190Middle East Policy1992Wiley
191Polity1986University of Chicago Press
192East European Politics and Societies1986SAGE
193Contemporary Political Theory2002Palgrave
194Politix1987De Boeck Universite
195Asian Perspective1974Lynne Rienner
196Political Science1948Taylor & Francis
196Philippine Political Science Journal1974Taylor & Francis
199Canadian Journal of Political Science1935Cambridge University Press
200Historical Materialism1997Brill
201Scottish Journal of Political Economy1954Wiley
202Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy Open Access2006National Taiwan University Press
203European History Quarterly1971SAGE
203Internasjonal Politikk Open Access1942NOASP
205Australian Journal of Politics and History1955Wiley
206Pacific Focus1986Wiley
207Revista de Estudios Politicos1941Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales
208Austrian Journal of Political Science Open Access1972Innsbruck University Press
209Politische Vierteljahresschrift1960Springer
210Presidential Studies Quarterly1971Wiley
211Politicka Ekonomie Open Access1952University of Economics, Prague
213Journal of Australian Political Economy Open Access1977Australian Political Economy Movement
214Japanese Journal of Political Science2000Cambridge University Press
215Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia1994CLAD
216Journal of Cold War Studies1999MIT
217Osteuropa1925bwv (Berline Wissenschaftsverlag)
218War in History1994SAGE
219Current History1914Daniel Mark Redmond
220Korea Observer1968IKS
220Korean Journal of Defense Analysis Open Access1989KIDA
222Telos1968Telos Press
223Journal of Policy History1989Cambridge University Press
224Uluslararasi Iliskiler2004Uluslararasi Iliskiler Konseyi
225Romanian Journal of Political Science2001Romanian Acad Soc