List of Journals

The category ‘Political Science’ comprises 238 journals – namely:

• 187 in Political Science; and

• 96 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).

Note:

• The column Rank refers to the ranking accorded to the journal by Web of Science based on the 2-year Journal Impact Factor 2021 (released in mid-2022).

• 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 fully Open Access journals.


 
RankJournalImpact Factor
1Annual Review of Political Scienceca. 12.0
2Policy and Society Open Accessca. 10.1
3Political Analysisca. 9.0
4American Political Science Reviewca. 8.0
5Review of International Organizationsca. 7.8
6International Securityca. 7.1
7Political Communicationca. 6.1
8Journal of Public Administration Research and Theoryca. 6.1
9European Journal of Political Researchca. 5.7
10International Organizationca. 5.7
11Contemporary Security Policyca. 5.7
12British Journal of Political Scienceca. 5.6
13Foreign Affairsca. 5.4
14Political Science Research and Methodsca. 5.2
15Environmental Politicsca. 5.1
16International Affairsca. 4.9
17Emerging Markets Finance and Tradeca. 4.8
18Perspectives on Politicsca. 4.8
19Political Psychologyca. 4.8
20Policy Studies Journalca. 4.7
21Journal of Democracyca. 4.6
22Public Opinion Quarterlyca. 4.6
23Political Behaviorca. 4.6
24Policy and Internetca. 4.5
25American Journal of Political Scienceca. 4.5
26International Journal of Press/Politicsca. 4.4
27Journal of European Public Policyca. 4.3
28Research & Politics Open Accessca. 4.3
29International Studies Reviewca. 4.3
30Marine Policyca. 4.3
31Review of International Political Economyca. 4.1
32Global Environmental Politicsca. 4.1
33International Theoryca. 4.0
34Socio-Economic Reviewca. 4.0
35West European Politicsca. 4.0
36Public Administrationca. 4.0
37Canadian Journal of Political Scienceca. 4.0
38Comparative Political Studiesca. 3.9
39Journal of Peace Researchca. 3.7
40New Political Economyca. 3.6
41Political Geographyca. 3.6
42Government and Oppositionca. 3.5
43Democratizationca. 3.3
44Governanceca. 3.3
45Chinese Journal of International Politicsca. 3.3
46Policy and Politicsca. 3.2
47Security Dialogueca. 3.2
48Journal of Politicsca. 3.2
49Political Studies Reviewca. 3.2
50International Political Sociologyca. 3.2
51Journal of Conflict Resolutionca. 3.2
52Regulation & Governanceca. 3.2
53Politics & Genderca. 3.1
54European Political Science Reviewca. 3.1
55Security Studiesca. 3.0
56Territory, Politics, Governanceca. 3.0
57African Affairsca. 3.0
58East European Politicsca. 3.0
59American Journal of International Lawca. 2.9
60European Journal of International Relationsca. 2.9
61Journal of Chinese Governanceca. 2.9
62Review of International Studiesca. 2.9
63Geopoliticsca. 2.8
64International Journalca. 2.8
65South European Society and Politicsca. 2.8
66International Studies Quarterlyca. 2.7
67Social Movement Studiesca. 2.7
68Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Scienceca. 2.7
69European Union Politicsca. 2.7
70Journal of Information Technology & Politicsca. 2.7
71Quarterly Journal of Political Scienceca. 2.6
72International Studies Perspectivesca. 2.6
73Foreign Policy Analysisca. 2.6
74Journal of Chinese Political Scienceca. 2.6
75Journal of Public Policyca. 2.6
76Journal of European Integrationca. 2.6
77World Politicsca. 2.6
78Studies in Comparative International Developmentca. 2.5
79Terrorism and Political Violenceca. 2.5
80Political Studiesca. 2.5
81International Relations of the Asia-Pacificca. 2.5
82Political Research Quarterlyca. 2.5
83Party Politicsca. 2.5
84JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studiesca. 2.5
85Cambridge Review of International Affairsca. 2.4
86Business & Politicsca. 2.4
87European Political Scienceca. 2.4
88Globalizationsca. 2.4
89International Environmental Agreementsca. 2.4
90PS: Political Science & Politicsca. 2.3
91Millenniumca. 2.3
92Global Policyca. 2.3
93European Journal of Political Economyca. 2.3
94Review of Policy Researchca. 2.3
95Cooperation and Conflict ca. 2.3
96Politics & Societyca. 2.2
97International Political Science Reviewca. 2.2
98Politics, Groups, and Identitiesca. 2.2
99Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistsca. 2.2
100International Peacekeepingca. 2.2
101Philosophy & Public Affairsca. 2.2
102Comparative Politicsca. 2.1
103Journal of Strategic Studiesca. 2.1
104Peacebuildingca. 2.1
105Electoral Studiesca. 2.0
106Publiusca. 2.0
107Pacific Reviewca. 2.0
108International Relationsca. 2.0
109Local Government Studiesca. 2.0
110Nations and Nationalismca. 2.0
111British Journal of Politics & International Relationsca. 2.0
112Political Quarterlyca. 2.0
113Common Market Law Reviewca. 2.0
114New Left Review Open Accessca. 2.0
115Washington Quarterlyca. 2.0
116Alternativesca. 2.0
117World Economyca. 2.0
118Journal of the Japanese and International Economiesca. 1.9
119Mediterranean Politicsca. 1.9
120Studies in Conflict & Terrorismca. 1.9
121American Politics Researchca. 1.9
122Critical Policy Studiesca. 1.8
123Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairsca. 1.8
124Review of African Political Economyca. 1.8
125International Feminist Journal of Politicsca. 1.8
126Journal of Political Philosophyca. 1.8
127International Journal of Public Opinion Researchca. 1.8
128Comparative European Politicsca. 1.8
129Journal of Australian Political Economy Open Accessca. 1.8
130Post-Soviet Affairsca. 1.8
131Conflict Management and Peace Scienceca. 1.8
132Citizenship Studiesca. 1.7
133Social Science Quarterlyca. 1.7
134Public Choiceca. 1.7
135Politics and Governance Open Accessca. 1.7
136Journal of Intervention and Statebuildingca. 1.7
137International Journal of Transitional Justiceca. 1.7
138European Journal of International Lawca. 1.7
139Politics and Religionca. 1.7
140Politicsca. 1.7
141World Trade Reviewca. 1.7
142Polityca. 1.7
143Contemporary Politicsca. 1.6
144Asia Europe Journalca. 1.6
145Review of World Economicsca. 1.6
146Latin American Politics and Societyca. 1.6
147Australian Journal of International Affairsca. 1.6
148International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Accessca. 1.6
149Problems of Post-Communismca. 1.6
150Acta Politicaca. 1.6
151Space Policyca. 1.6
152Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Partiesca. 1.5
153Swiss Political Science Reviewca. 1.5
154Nationca. 1.5
155Legislative Studies Quarterlyca. 1.5
156Survivalca. 1.5
157Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Accessca. 1.5
158European Securityca. 1.5
159Critical Reviewca. 1.4
160Journal of Human Rightsca. 1.4
161Irish Political Studiesca. 1.4
162Political Scienceca. 1.3
163Journal of Women Politics & Policyca. 1.3
164Journal of Political Ideologiesca. 1.3
165Journal of International Relations and Developmentca. 1.3
166Parliamentary Affairsca. 1.3
167German Politicsca. 1.3
168Australian Journal of Political Scienceca. 1.3
169Monthly Reviewca. 1.2
170Ocean Development and International Lawca. 1.2
171British Politicsca. 1.2
172Economics & Politicsca. 1.2
173Revista de Ciencia Politica Open Accessca. 1.2
174New Republicca. 1.2
175International Interactionsca. 1.2
176East European Politics and Societiesca. 1.2
177Journal of Contemporary European Studiesca. 1.2
178Ethics & International Affairsca. 1.1
179Global Governanceca. 1.1
180Europe-Asia Studiesca. 1.1
181State Politics & Policy Quarterlyca. 1.1
182International Politicsca. 1.1
183Human Rights Law Reviewca. 1.1
184Armed Forces & Societyca. 1.1
185Politics, Religion & Ideologyca. 1.1
186Contemporary Southeast Asiaca. 1.1
187Political Theoryca. 1.1
188Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Open Accessca. 1.0
189Nationalities Papersca. 1.0
190Latin American Perspectivesca. 1.0
191Contemporary Political Theoryca. 1.0
192Presidential Studies Quarterlyca. 1.0
193Chinese Journal of International Lawca. 1.0
194Human Rights Quarterlyca. 0.9
195Scandinavian Political Studiesca. 0.9
196Japanese Journal of Political Scienceca. 0.9
197Intelligence and National Securityca. 0.9
198Politics, Philosophy & Economicsca. 0.9
199Scottish Journal of Political Economyca. 0.9
200Historical Materialismca. 0.8
201Ethics & Global Politics Open Accessca. 0.8
202Journal of World Tradeca. 0.8
203Political Science Quarterlyca. 0.8
204European History Quarterlyca. 0.8
205Asian Perspectiveca. 0.7
206Politikonca. 0.7
207Studies in American Political Developmentca. 0.7
208Journal of Theoretical Politicsca. 0.7
209Politische Vierteljahresschriftca. 0.7
210Current Historyca. 0.6
211Lex Localisca. 0.6
212Communist and Post-Communist Studiesca. 0.6
213Politica y Gobierno Open Accessca. 0.6
214Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy Open Accessca. 0.6
215Journal of Cold War Studiesca. 0.6
216Pacific Focusca. 0.6
217Austrian Journal of Political Science Open Accessca. 0.5
218Uluslararasi Iliskilerca. 0.5
219Diplomacy & Statecraftca. 0.5
220Middle East Policyca. 0.4
221Historia y Politicaca. 0.4
222Dissentca. 0.4
223Forumca. 0.4
224Australian Journal of Politics and Historyca. 0.4
225Politixca. 0.3
226Revista de Estudios Politicosca. 0.3
227Politicka Ekonomie Open Accessca. 0.3
228Korean Journal of Defense Analysis Open Accessca. 0.3
229Korea Observerca. 0.2
230Stanford Journal of International Lawca. 0.2
231Internasjonal Politikk Open Accessca. 0.2
232Journal of Policy Historyca. 0.2
233Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democraciaca. 0.2
234Osteuropaca. 0.1
235Independent Reviewca. 0.1
236War in Historyca. 0.1
237Romanian Journal of Political Scienceca. 0.1
238Telosca. 0.1