Political Science

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(The citation data are based on CrossRef. The ranking can be re-used under a CC0-license.)
(Using publications from roughly 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01)
Rank Journal Average citations
1 Policy and Society17.891
2 Annual Review of Political Science13.567
3 International Organization13.363
4 World Politics8.783
5 American Political Science Review8.583
6 Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory8.532
7 West European Politics7.909
8 American Journal of Political Science7.592
9 Review of International Political Economy7.346
10 Political Communication7.265
- Environmental Politics7.265
12 Political Analysis7.249
13 Comparative Political Studies6.962
14 International Journal of Press-Politics6.925
15 New Political Economy6.868
16 Journal of European Public Policy6.813
17 Public Administration6.217
18 British Journal of Political Science6.215
19 Contemporary Security Policy6.020
20 Global Environmental Politics5.978
21 Journal of European Integration5.976
22 Journal of Politics5.895
23 Political Psychology5.839
24 Journal of Peace Research5.835
25 South European Society and Politics5.811
26 Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science5.734
27 Political Geography5.712
28 Policy and Politics5.608
29 European Journal of Political Research5.415
30 Regulation & Governance5.369
31 European Union Politics5.325
32 Politics & Society5.302
33 International Theory5.248
34 International Environmental Agreements-Politics Law and Economics5.159
35 Journal of Chinese Political Science4.950
36 East European Politics4.945
37 International Political Science Review4.878
38 European Security4.864
39 Political Studies4.780
40 Policy Studies Journal4.712
41 Geopolitics4.697
42 Politics4.617
43 Politics and Governance4.588
44 Political Behavior4.480
45 Electoral Studies4.451
46 Review of International Organizations4.429
47 Journal of Democracy4.376
48 Journal of Chinese Governance4.278
49 Democratization4.248
50 Journal of Information Technology & Politics4.237
51 British Journal of Politics & International Relations4.212
52 European Journal of Political Economy4.145
53 International Journal of Public Opinion Research4.107
54 Government and Opposition4.082
55 Politics & Gender3.962
56 Policy and Internet3.958
57 Journal of Conflict Resolution3.877
58 Political Science Research and Methods3.870
59 Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs3.840
60 Social Movement Studies3.829
61 Comparative European Politics3.814
62 Post-Soviet Affairs3.715
63 International Political Sociology3.707
64 International Studies Quarterly3.621
65 Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties3.575
66 European Political Science Review3.559
67 German Politics3.554
68 Socio-Economic Review3.544
69 Contemporary Politics3.513
70 JCMS-Journal of Common Market Studies3.497
71 Studies in Comparative International Development3.421
72 International Studies Review3.390
73 Territory Politics Governance3.295
74 Public Opinion Quarterly3.278
75 Social Science Quarterly3.193
76 Problems of Post-Communism3.182
- Journal of International Relations and Development3.182
78 Local Government Studies3.175
79 Swiss Political Science Review3.164
80 American Politics Research3.123
81 Review of Policy Research3.038
82 Journal of Human Rights3.037
83 Journal of Political Philosophy3.028
84 Comparative Politics3.017
85 Governance-An International Journal of Policy Administration and Institutions3.005
86 Global Policy2.983
87 Research & Politics2.930
88 Cooperation and Conflict2.884
89 Political Research Quarterly2.844
90 Citizenship Studies2.753
91 Parliamentary Affairs2.706
92 Scandinavian Political Studies2.638
93 European Political Science2.564
94 Australian Journal of Political Science2.472
- African Affairs2.472
96 Studies in Conflict & Terrorism2.388
97 Public Choice2.339
98 Nations and Nationalism2.329
99 Party Politics2.286
100 Critical Policy Studies2.280
- Philosophy & Public Affairs2.280
102 Publius-The Journal of Federalism2.211
103 Journal of Political Ideologies2.186
104 Political Studies Review2.067
105 Politics Groups and Identities2.055
106 Political Quarterly2.022
107 Journal of Strategic Studies2.000
108 Human Geography1.985
109 State Politics & Policy Quarterly1.959
110 Communist and Post-Communist Studies1.934
111 Acta Politica1.925
112 International Politics1.899
113 Legislative Studies Quarterly1.877
114 Journal of Public Policy1.864
115 British Politics1.795
116 Terrorism and Political Violence1.788
117 Journal of Contemporary European Studies1.782
118 Politics Philosophy & Economics1.744
119 Polity1.718
120 Economics & Politics1.691
121 Mediterranean Politics1.688
- International Feminist Journal of Politics1.688
123 Forum-A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics1.685
124 Latin American Politics and Society1.658
125 Review of African Political Economy1.637
126 Cambridge Review of International Affairs1.597
127 Journal of Women Politics & Policy1.549
128 Scottish Journal of Political Economy1.523
129 Armed Forces & Society1.504
130 Canadian Journal of Political Science-Revue Canadienne de Science Politique1.489
131 Politics and Religion1.484
132 PS-Political Science & Politics1.478
133 International Journal of Transitional Justice1.415
134 East European Politics and Societies1.413
135 Politikon1.392
136 Journal of Theoretical Politics1.384
137 Current History1.379
138 Nationalities Papers-The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity1.314
- Survival1.314
140 Peacebuilding1.237
141 Irish Political Studies1.168
142 Political Science1.163
143 Politische Vierteljahresschrift1.134
144 Contemporary Southeast Asia1.128
145 Europe-Asia Studies1.110
146 Political Theory1.050
147 Latin American Perspectives1.046
148 Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional1.038
149 Presidential Studies Quarterly1.013
150 Historical Materialism-Research in Critical Marxist Theory0.994
151 Japanese Journal of Political Science0.975
152 Contemporary Political Theory0.972
153 Perspectives on Politics0.952
154 Lex Localis-Journal of Local Self-Government0.912
155 Intelligence and National Security0.891
156 Revue d'Economie Politique0.887
157 Revista de Ciencia Politica0.870
158 Ethics & International Affairs0.866
159 Politics Religion & Ideology0.864
160 Ethics & Global Politics0.821
161 Studies in American Political Development0.820
162 Critical Review0.703
163 Monthly Review-An Independent Socialist Magazine0.600
164 Politicka Ekonomie0.555
165 Politix0.527
166 Austrian Journal of Political Science0.480
167 Revista de Estudios Politicos0.440
168 Journal of Policy History0.413
169 Internasjonal Politikk0.277
170 Journal of Cold War Studies0.267
171 Political Science Quarterly0.235
172 Dissent0.232
173 Australian Journal of Politics and History0.231
174 Historia y Politica0.185
175 European History Quarterly0.140
176 Telos0.104
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