Political Science

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(The 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 Papers
1 Perspectives on Politics1658
2 Political Geography702
3 Journal of Politics679
4 Europe-Asia Studies670
5 PS-Political Science & Politics650
6 Politics and Governance636
7 Social Science Quarterly616
8 JCMS-Journal of Common Market Studies595
9 American Political Science Review593
10 Global Policy591
11 Political Quarterly545
12 Journal of European Public Policy541
13 Political Science Quarterly489
14 Party Politics476
15 Electoral Studies475
16 Democratization464
17 European Journal of Political Economy461
18 Nationalities Papers-The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity458
19 International Studies Quarterly430
20 Nations and Nationalism416
21 Survival414
22 Terrorism and Political Violence401
23 Governance-An International Journal of Policy Administration and Institutions397
24 Journal of Contemporary European Studies390
25 Political Research Quarterly378
26 Intelligence and National Security376
27 Monthly Review-An Independent Socialist Magazine370
28 Canadian Journal of Political Science-Revue Canadienne de Science Politique368
29 Political Studies Review356
30 American Journal of Political Science355
31 Political Psychology353
32 Journal of Peace Research352
33 Latin American Perspectives351
- Public Administration351
35 Public Choice348
36 Environmental Politics340
37 Australian Journal of Politics and History337
38 British Journal of Political Science335
39 Studies in Conflict & Terrorism325
40 Political Behavior319
- Comparative Political Studies319
42 International Politics317
43 Journal of Conflict Resolution316
44 Dissent315
45 European Journal of Political Research306
46 Territory Politics Governance302
47 International Studies Review295
48 Regulation & Governance293
49 International Feminist Journal of Politics292
- Review of International Political Economy292
51 Politische Vierteljahresschrift291
52 Geopolitics290
53 Contemporary Political Theory287
54 Cambridge Review of International Affairs283
55 Socio-Economic Review281
56 European History Quarterly279
57 West European Politics275
58 Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science274
59 Current History264
60 Review of Policy Research263
61 Political Science Research and Methods262
62 Politics & Gender261
63 Public Opinion Quarterly255
64 International Journal of Press-Politics254
65 Social Movement Studies251
66 Journal of European Integration250
67 Polity248
68 Journal of Cold War Studies247
69 Political Studies246
70 Citizenship Studies243
71 New Political Economy235
72 Presidential Studies Quarterly234
73 Armed Forces & Society232
74 Local Government Studies229
75 Latin American Politics and Society228
76 American Politics Research227
77 East European Politics and Societies225
78 Journal of Chinese Political Science221
- Politics Religion & Ideology221
80 European Political Science220
- Political Theory220
- Politics Groups and Identities220
83 Journal of Democracy218
84 Swiss Political Science Review214
85 British Journal of Politics & International Relations212
86 Government and Opposition207
87 Lex Localis-Journal of Local Self-Government204
88 Research & Politics199
89 Problems of Post-Communism198
90 Human Geography194
91 Mediterranean Politics192
92 Parliamentary Affairs187
93 Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory186
94 Political Analysis185
95 Global Environmental Politics182
96 Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties181
- Political Communication181
98 Journal of Strategic Studies178
99 Acta Politica174
100 International Political Science Review172
101 Legislative Studies Quarterly171
102 European Political Science Review170
103 Review of African Political Economy168
104 Policy and Internet167
- Comparative European Politics167
106 Politix165
107 Ethics & International Affairs164
- Critical Policy Studies164
109 Policy Studies Journal163
- Review of International Organizations163
- Telos163
112 Historical Materialism-Research in Critical Marxist Theory162
- Politics162
114 Publius-The Journal of Federalism161
- Journal of Human Rights161
- Politics and Religion161
117 Journal of Information Technology & Politics160
118 International Journal of Transitional Justice159
119 International Organization157
- European Union Politics157
121 Policy and Politics153
122 Communist and Post-Communist Studies152
123 International Environmental Agreements-Politics Law and Economics151
124 Revista de Estudios Politicos150
- Contemporary Politics150
126 Scottish Journal of Political Economy149
- Economics & Politics149
128 Internasjonal Politikk148
- German Politics148
130 Journal of Public Policy147
- Policy and Society147
132 Politicka Ekonomie146
- East European Politics146
134 African Affairs144
- Journal of Women Politics & Policy144
136 Revue d'Economie Politique141
137 Journal of Political Ideologies140
- European Security140
139 Journal of International Relations and Development137
140 Peacebuilding135
141 Irish Political Studies131
142 Cooperation and Conflict129
143 Scandinavian Political Studies127
144 International Theory125
- Politikon125
146 Post-Soviet Affairs123
147 State Politics & Policy Quarterly121
- Studies in Comparative International Development121
- Comparative Politics121
150 Japanese Journal of Political Science118
151 British Politics117
152 International Political Sociology116
153 Journal of Policy History109
- Journal of Political Philosophy109
155 Philosophy & Public Affairs107
156 Australian Journal of Political Science106
157 Contemporary Security Policy101
158 Annual Review of Political Science97
159 Politics & Society96
160 Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs94
- Contemporary Southeast Asia94
162 Historia y Politica92
163 Critical Review91
164 Journal of Chinese Governance90
165 Politics Philosophy & Economics86
166 Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional80
167 Revista de Ciencia Politica77
168 International Journal of Public Opinion Research75
169 South European Society and Politics74
170 Journal of Theoretical Politics73
- Forum-A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics73
172 World Politics69
173 Studies in American Political Development61
174 Ethics & Global Politics56
175 Political Science43
176 Austrian Journal of Political Science25
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