List of Journals

The category ‘Political Science’ (without International Relations) comprises 182 journals.

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 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.


 
RankJournalImpact Factor
1Political Analysisca. 8.6
2Annual Review of Political Scienceca. 8.0
3Political Communicationca. 7.8
4American Political Science Reviewca. 7.8
5Review of International Organizationsca. 7.7
6Journal of European Public Policyca. 7.3
7Journal of Public Administration Research and Theoryca. 7.0
8Environmental Politicsca. 6.7
9International Journal of Press/Politicsca. 6.5
10International Organizationca. 6.2
11Political Behaviorca. 6.1
12American Journal of Political Scienceca. 6.0
13Regulation & Governanceca. 5.4
14Journal of Democracyca. 5.3
15British Journal of Political Scienceca. 5.1
16Comparative Political Studiesca. 5.1
17Policy Studies Journalca. 5.1
18European Journal of Political Researchca. 4.9
19New Political Economyca. 4.6
20Review of International Political Economyca. 4.6
21Socio-Economic Reviewca. 4.4
22Political Psychologyca. 4.3
23Policy and Society Open Accessca. 4.2
24Public Opinion Quarterlyca. 4.1
25European Political Science Reviewca. 4.1
26Geopoliticsca. 4.1
27Global Environmental Politicsca. 4.0
28Journal of Peace Researchca. 4.0
29JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studiesca. 3.9
30West European Politicsca. 3.9
31Territory, Politics, Governanceca. 3.8
32Governanceca. 3.8
33Policy and Internetca. 3.8
34Political Science Research and Methodsca. 3.7
35Perspectives on Politicsca. 3.7
36South European Society and Politicsca. 3.7
37Policy and Politicsca. 3.7
38Public Administrationca. 3.7
39International Political Sociologyca. 3.6
40Political Geographyca. 3.6
41Cooperation and Conflict ca. 3.5
42Journal of Conflict Resolutionca. 3.5
43Journal of Politicsca. 3.4
44World Politicsca. 3.4
45European Union Politicsca. 3.3
46Government and Oppositionca. 3.3
47Political Studies Reviewca. 3.2
48African Affairsca. 3.2
49Research & Politics Open Accessca. 3.1
50Cambridge Review of International Affairsca. 3.0
51Politics & Societyca. 3.0
52Democratizationca. 3.0
53Post-Soviet Affairsca. 2.9
54International Studies Quarterlyca. 2.9
55Party Politicsca. 2.8
56International Theoryca. 2.7
57Terrorism and Political Violenceca. 2.7
58Local Government Studiesca. 2.7
59Political Science Quarterlyca. 2.6
60International Studies Reviewca. 2.6
61International Environmental Agreementsca. 2.6
62Contemporary Security Policyca. 2.6
63Mediterranean Politicsca. 2.5
64Political Research Quarterlyca. 2.5
65British Politicsca. 2.5
66Journal of Public Policyca. 2.5
67Politicsca. 2.4
68PS: Political Science & Politicsca. 2.4
69Publiusca. 2.4
70American Politics Researchca. 2.4
71Journal of Strategic Studiesca. 2.4
72British Journal of Politics & International Relationsca. 2.4
73Acta Politicaca. 2.4
74Political Studiesca. 2.3
75European Journal of Political Economyca. 2.3
76Journal of Chinese Governanceca. 2.3
77Social Movement Studiesca. 2.2
78Journal of Political Philosophyca. 2.2
79Journal of Information Technology & Politicsca. 2.2
80Journal of International Relations and Developmentca. 2.2
81Legislative Studies Quarterlyca. 2.1
82Studies in Comparative International Developmentca. 2.1
83German Politicsca. 2.1
84Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Scienceca. 2.1
85Problems of Post-Communismca. 2.1
86International Journal of Public Opinion Researchca. 2.1
87Europe-Asia Studiesca. 2.1
88Critical Policy Studiesca. 2.0
89Politics & Genderca. 2.0
90Global Policyca. 2.0
91International Feminist Journal of Politicsca. 2.0
92Electoral Studiesca. 2.0
93Politics and Governance Open Accessca. 2.0
94International Political Science Reviewca. 2.0
95Public Choiceca. 2.0
96New Left Review Open Accessca. 2.0
97Comparative European Politicsca. 2.0
98Philosophy & Public Affairsca. 2.0
99Review of Policy Researchca. 2.0
100Quarterly Journal of Political Scienceca. 2.0
101Journal of Women Politics & Policyca. 2.0
102European Securityca. 1.9
103Political Theoryca. 1.8
104Politics, Groups, and Identitiesca. 1.8
105Parliamentary Affairsca. 1.8
106Armed Forces & Societyca. 1.8
107Ethics & International Affairsca. 1.8
108Swiss Political Science Reviewca. 1.8
109Economics & Politicsca. 1.8
110Comparative Politicsca. 1.7
111European Political Scienceca. 1.7
112Peacebuildingca. 1.7
113Journal of Chinese Political Scienceca. 1.6
114Citizenship Studiesca. 1.6
115Survivalca. 1.6
116Politics and Religionca. 1.6
117Contemporary Politicsca. 1.5
118State Politics & Policy Quarterlyca. 1.5
119International Journal of Transitional Justiceca. 1.5
120Journal of European Integrationca. 1.4
121Nationca. 1.4
122Nations and Nationalismca. 1.4
123East European Politics and Societiesca. 1.4
124Journal of Contemporary European Studiesca. 1.3
125Scandinavian Political Studiesca. 1.3
126Journal of Political Ideologiesca. 1.3
127Intelligence and National Securityca. 1.3
128Contemporary Southeast Asiaca. 1.3
129Politics, Philosophy & Economicsca. 1.2
130Latin American Politics and Societyca. 1.2
131Review of African Political Economyca. 1.2
132Irish Political Studiesca. 1.2
133Social Science Quarterlyca. 1.1
134Human Rights Quarterlyca. 1.1
135Canadian Journal of Political Scienceca. 1.1
136Monthly Reviewca. 1.1
137Australian Journal of Political Scienceca. 1.1
138Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Accessca. 1.1
139Latin American Perspectivesca. 1.0
140Communist and Post-Communist Studiesca. 1.0
141Political Scienceca. 1.0
142Political Quarterlyca. 1.0
143Polityca. 1.0
144Scottish Journal of Political Economyca. 1.0
145Politics, Religion & Ideologyca. 1.0
146New Republicca. 0.9
147Politikonca. 0.9
148Revista de Ciencia Politica Open Accessca. 0.9
149Politische Vierteljahresschriftca. 0.9
150Politica y Gobierno Open Accessca. 0.9
151Historical Materialismca. 0.9
152Critical Reviewca. 0.9
153Journal of Australian Political Economy Open Accessca. 0.8
154Contemporary Political Theoryca. 0.8
155Studies in American Political Developmentca. 0.8
156International Politicsca. 0.8
157Nationalities Papersca. 0.7
158Presidential Studies Quarterlyca. 0.7
159Journal of Human Rightsca. 0.6
160Forumca. 0.6
161Journal of Theoretical Politicsca. 0.6
162International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Accessca. 0.6
163Japanese Journal of Political Scienceca. 0.6
164Ethics & Global Politics Open Accessca. 0.6
165Lex Localisca. 0.5
166Journal of Policy Historyca. 0.5
167Dissentca. 0.5
168Historia y Politicaca. 0.5
169Australian Journal of Politics and Historyca. 0.4
170Journal of Cold War Studiesca. 0.4
171European History Quarterlyca. 0.4
172Revista de Estudios Politicosca. 0.4
173Current Historyca. 0.3
174Independent Reviewca. 0.3
175Austrian Journal of Political Science Open Accessca. 0.3
176Politicka Ekonomie Open Accessca. 0.3
177Osteuropaca. 0.3
178Internasjonal Politikk Open Accessca. 0.2
179Romanian Journal of Political Scienceca. 0.2
180Telosca. 0.1
181Politixca. 0.1
182Revue d'Économie Politiqueca. 0.1