List of Journals

The category ‘Political Science’ comprises 234 journals – namely:

• 182 in Political Science; and

• 94 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 2020 (released in mid-2021).

• 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.

1Political AnalysisCambridge University Press1990
2Annual Review of Political ScienceAnnual Reviews1998
3International AffairsOxford University Press1922
4Political CommunicationTaylor & Francis1980
5American Political Science ReviewCambridge University Press1906
6Review of International OrganizationsSpringer2006
7International SecurityMIT1976
8Journal of European Public PolicyTaylor & Francis1994
9Journal of Public Administration Research and TheoryOxford University Press1991
10Environmental PoliticsTaylor & Francis1992
11International Journal of Press/PoliticsSAGE1996
12International OrganizationCambridge University Press1947
13Political BehaviorSpringer1979
14American Journal of Political ScienceWiley1956
15Regulation & GovernanceWiley2007
16Journal of DemocracyProject MUSE1990
17British Journal of Political ScienceCambridge University Press1971
18Comparative Political StudiesSAGE1968
19Policy Studies JournalWiley1972
20European Journal of Political ResearchWiley1973
21Foreign AffairsCFR1922
22New Political EconomyTaylor & Francis1996
23Review of International Political EconomyTaylor & Francis1994
24Socio-Economic ReviewOxford University Press2003
25Political PsychologyWiley1980
26Policy and Society Open AccessTaylor & Francis1990
27Marine PolicyElsevier1977
28Public Opinion QuarterlyOxford University Press1937
29European Political Science ReviewCambridge University Press2009
30GeopoliticsTaylor & Francis1996
31Global Environmental PoliticsMIT2001
32Journal of Peace ResearchSAGE1964
33European Journal of International RelationsSAGE1995
34JCMS: Journal of Common Market StudiesWiley1962
35West European PoliticsTaylor & Francis1978
36Territory, Politics, GovernanceTaylor & Francis2013
38Policy and InternetWiley2009
39Political Science Research and MethodsCambridge University Press2013
40Perspectives on PoliticsCambridge University Press2003
41South European Society and PoliticsTaylor & Francis1996
42Policy and PoliticsPolicy Press1972
43Public AdministrationWiley1923
44International Political SociologyOxford University Press2007
45Political GeographyElsevier1982
46Chinese Journal of International PoliticsOxford University Press2006
47Cooperation and Conflict SAGE1965
48Journal of Conflict ResolutionSAGE1957
49Security DialogueSAGE1970
50Journal of PoliticsUniversity of Chicago Press1939
51World PoliticsCambridge University Press1948
52European Union PoliticsSAGE2000
53Government and OppositionCambridge University Press1965
54Common Market Law ReviewKluwer1963
55Political Studies ReviewSAGE2003
56African AffairsOxford University Press1901
57Research & Politics Open AccessSAGE2014
58Cambridge Review of International AffairsTaylor & Francis1986
59American Journal of International LawCambridge University Press1907
60Politics & SocietySAGE1970
61DemocratizationTaylor & Francis1994
62International PeacekeepingTaylor & Francis1994
63Post-Soviet AffairsTaylor & Francis1985
64International Studies QuarterlyOxford University Press1957
66Party PoliticsSAGE1995
67International TheoryCambridge University Press2009
68Terrorism and Political ViolenceTaylor & Francis1989
69Review of International StudiesCambridge University Press1975
70Local Government StudiesTaylor & Francis1975
71Political Science QuarterlyWiley1886
72International Studies ReviewOxford University Press1994
73International Environmental AgreementsSpringer2001
74Contemporary Security PolicyTaylor & Francis1980
75Mediterranean PoliticsTaylor & Francis1996
76Conflict Management and Peace ScienceSAGE1973
77Political Research QuarterlySAGE1948
78British PoliticsSpringer2006
79Journal of Public PolicyCambridge University Press1981
80International Studies PerspectivesOxford University Press2000
82PS: Political Science & PoliticsCambridge University Press1986
83PubliusOxford University Press1971
84Security StudiesTaylor & Francis1991
85American Politics ResearchSAGE1973
86Journal of Strategic StudiesTaylor & Francis1978
87Pacific ReviewTaylor & Francis1988
88British Journal of Politics & International RelationsSAGE1999
89Acta PoliticaSpringer1996
90Political StudiesSAGE1953
91European Journal of Political EconomyElsevier1985
92Journal of Chinese GovernanceTaylor & Francis2016
93International Relations of the Asia-PacificOxford University Press2001
94Emerging Markets Finance and TradeTaylor & Francis1965
95Social Movement StudiesTaylor & Francis2002
96Journal of Political PhilosophyWiley1993
97Journal of Information Technology & PoliticsTaylor & Francis2004
98Journal of International Relations and DevelopmentSpringer2004
99Journal of Intervention and StatebuildingTaylor & Francis2007
100Legislative Studies QuarterlyWiley1976
102German PoliticsTaylor & Francis1992
101Studies in Comparative International DevelopmentSpringer1965
103GlobalizationsTaylor & Francis2004
104Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social ScienceSAGE1890
105International RelationsSAGE1957
106Problems of Post-CommunismTaylor & Francis1954
107International Journal of Public Opinion ResearchOxford University Press1989
108Europe-Asia StudiesTaylor & Francis1949
109Critical Policy StudiesTaylor & Francis2007
110Bulletin of the Atomic ScientistsTaylor & Francis1945
111Politics & GenderCambridge University Press2005
112Global PolicyWiley2010
113International Feminist Journal of PoliticsTaylor & Francis1999
114Electoral StudiesElsevier1982
115Politics and Governance Open AccessCogitatio Press2013
116International Political Science ReviewSAGE1980
117Public ChoiceSpringer1966
118New Left Review Open AccessNew Left Review Ltd1960
119Comparative European PoliticsSpringer2003
122Quarterly Journal of Political Sciencenow publishers2006
121Review of Policy ResearchWiley1981
123Journal of Women Politics & PolicyTaylor & Francis1980
120Philosophy & Public AffairsWiley1972
124European SecurityTaylor & Francis1992
125Political TheorySAGE1973
126Asia Europe JournalSpringer2003
127Politics, Groups, and IdentitiesTaylor & Francis2013
129Parliamentary AffairsOxford University Press1947
128European Journal of International LawOxford University Press1990
130Armed Forces & SocietySAGE1974
131Ethics & International AffairsCambridge University Press1958
132Swiss Political Science ReviewWiley1995
133Economics & PoliticsWiley1989
134Comparative PoliticsCity University of New York1950
135Foreign Policy AnalysisOxford University Press2005
136European Political ScienceSpringer2001
137PeacebuildingTaylor & Francis2013
138Journal of Chinese Political ScienceSpringer1995
139Citizenship StudiesTaylor & Francis1997
140SurvivalTaylor & Francis1959
141Politics and ReligionCambridge University Press2008
142World Trade ReviewCambridge University Press2002
143Contemporary PoliticsTaylor & Francis1995
144Human Rights Law ReviewOxford University Press1967
145Journal of the Japanese and International EconomiesElsevier1987
146State Politics & Policy QuarterlySAGE2001
147International Journal of Transitional JusticeOxford University Press2007
148Ocean Development and International LawTaylor & Francis1973
149Review of World EconomicsSpringer1913
150Washington QuarterlyTaylor & Francis1978
151Journal of European IntegrationTaylor & Francis1977
152NationNation Co Inc1865
153World EconomyWiley1977
154Nations and NationalismWiley1995
155East European Politics and SocietiesSAGE1986
156Australian Journal of International AffairsTaylor & Francis1947
157Chinese Journal of International LawOxford University Press2002
158International InteractionsTaylor & Francis1974
159Stanford Journal of International LawStanford Univ1966
160Journal of Contemporary European StudiesTaylor & Francis1980
161Scandinavian Political StudiesWiley1966
162Journal of Political IdeologiesTaylor & Francis1996
163Intelligence and National SecurityTaylor & Francis1986
164Contemporary Southeast AsiaProject MUSE1979
165Politics, Philosophy & EconomicsSAGE2002
166Latin American Politics and SocietyCambridge University Press1959
167Review of African Political EconomyTaylor & Francis1974
168Space PolicyElsevier1985
169Irish Political StudiesTaylor & Francis1986
170Social Science QuarterlyWiley1919
171Human Rights QuarterlyProject MUSE1982
172Canadian Journal of Political ScienceCambridge University Press1935
173Monthly ReviewMonthly Review Foundation1949
174Australian Journal of Political ScienceTaylor & Francis1966
175Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open AccessScielo1958
177Latin American PerspectivesSAGE1974
178Communist and Post-Communist StudiesElsevier1968
179Political ScienceTaylor & Francis1948
180Political QuarterlyWiley1930
181PolityUniversity of Chicago Press1986
182Scottish Journal of Political EconomyWiley1954
183Politics, Religion & IdeologyTaylor & Francis2000
184Journal of World TradeKluwer1967
186PolitikonTaylor & Francis1974
185New RepublicRachel Rosenfelt1914
187Revista de Ciencia Politica Open AccessPontificia Univ Catolica Chile1979
188Politische VierteljahresschriftSpringer1960
189Politica y Gobierno Open AccessCentro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas1994
190Historical MaterialismBrill1997
191Critical ReviewTaylor & Francis1986
192Journal of Australian Political Economy Open AccessAustralian Political Economy Movement1977
193Contemporary Political TheorySpringer2002
194Studies in American Political DevelopmentCambridge University Press1986
195Global GovernanceLynne Rienner2004
196International PoliticsSpringer1964
197International JournalSAGE1946
198Asian PerspectiveLynne Rienner1974
199Nationalities PapersCambridge University Press1972
200Cornell International Law Journal Open AccessCornell1968
201Presidential Studies QuarterlyWiley1971
202Journal of Human RightsTaylor & Francis2002
205International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open AccessUni Bielefeld2007
204Journal of Theoretical PoliticsSAGE1989
206Japanese Journal of Political ScienceCambridge University Press2000
207Ethics & Global Politics Open AccessTaylor & Francis2008
208Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy Open AccessNational Taiwan University Press2006
209Lex LocalisLex Localis Press2003
210War in HistorySAGE1994
211Journal of Policy HistoryCambridge University Press1989
212Pacific FocusWiley1986
213Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Open AccessColumbia Univ1961
214DissentProject MUSE1954
215Historia y PoliticaCentro Estudios Politicos Constitucionales1999
216Australian Journal of Politics and HistoryWiley1955
217Journal of Cold War StudiesMIT1999
218Middle East PolicyWiley1992
219European History QuarterlySAGE1971
220Revista de Estudios PoliticosCentro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales1941
221Korean Journal of Defense Analysis Open AccessKIDA1989
222Current HistoryUniversity of California Press1914
223Independent ReviewIndependent Inst1996
224Austrian Journal of Political Science Open AccessInnsbruck University Press1972
225Uluslararasi IliskilerUluslararasi Iliskiler Konseyi2004
226Politicka Ekonomie Open AccessUniversity of Economics, Prague1952
227OsteuropaBerliner Wissenschaftsverlag1925
228Korea ObserverInstitute of Korean Studies1968
229Diplomacy & StatecraftTaylor & Francis1990
230Internasjonal Politikk Open AccessNOASP1942
231Romanian Journal of Political ScienceRomanian Acad Soc2001
232TelosTelos Press1968
233PolitixDe Boeck Universite1987
234Revue d'Économie PolitiqueEditions Dalloz1887