Political Science & International Relations journals ranking

Are you looking to publish in the top political science/ International Relations journal journals?

If yes, then you are at the right place. This blog post aims to provide the latest Political Science journal ranking.

Clarivate has released the Journal Citation Report 2022. Based on the latest JCR and Scopus citation data, the top 100 political science journals are listed.

Political Science journal ranking

S. No.JournalCiteScorePublisher
1Political Analysis10.6Cambridge University Press
2Review of International Organizations9.3Springer Nature
3Policy and SocietyOpen Access9.1Taylor & Francis
4American Journal of Political Science8.3Wiley-Blackwell
5American Political Science Review8.3Cambridge University Press
6International Affairs8.3Oxford University Press
7International Organization8.1Cambridge University Press
8Political Psychology7.8Wiley-Blackwell
9Contemporary Security Policy7.7Taylor & Francis
10British Journal of Political Science7.6Cambridge University Press
11Information Society7.2Taylor & Francis
12West European Politics7.2Taylor & Francis
13International Security6.9MIT Press
14Asian Economic Policy Review6.0Wiley-Blackwell
15European Political Science Review6.0Cambridge University Press
16New Political Economy6.0Taylor & Francis
17Global Environmental Politics5.9MIT Press
18Journal of CybersecurityOpen Access5.8Oxford University Press
19Policy Design and PracticeOpen Access5.8Taylor & Francis
20Review of International Political Economy5.8Taylor & Francis
21European Journal of International Relations5.7SAGE
22Journal of Common Market Studies5.7Wiley-Blackwell
23Journal of Conflict Resolution5.7SAGE
24Asian Business and Management5.5Springer Nature
25Journal of Peace Research5.5SAGE
26Perspectives on Politics5.4Cambridge University Press
27Security Dialogue5.3SAGE
28Political Science Research and Methods5.2Cambridge University Press
29Geopolitics5.0Taylor & Francis
30Critical Social Policy4.9SAGE
31Territory, Politics, Governance4.9Taylor & Francis
32International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics4.8Springer Nature
34European Union Politics4.7SAGE
35Chinese Journal of International Politics4.5Oxford University Press
36Democratization4.5Taylor & Francis
37International Theory4.5Cambridge University Press
38Island Studies JournalOpen Access4.5Island Studies Journal
39Review of International Studies4.5Cambridge University Press
40World Politics4.5Cambridge University Press
41Journal of Contemporary China4.4Taylor & Francis
42Journal of European Integration4.4Taylor & Francis
43Research and PoliticsOpen Access4.4SAGE
44Journal of International StudiesOpen Access4.3Centre of Sociological Research
45Cooperation and Conflict4.2SAGE
46East European Politics4.2Taylor & Francis
47International Studies Review4.2Oxford University Press
48Political Studies Review4.1SAGE
49Terrorism and Political Violence4.1Taylor & Francis
50Thunderbird International Business Review4.1Wiley-Blackwell
51International Studies Quarterly4.0Oxford University Press
52Journal of Chinese Governance4.0Taylor & Francis
53Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding4.0Taylor & Francis
54Asia and the Pacific Policy StudiesOpen Access3.9Wiley-Blackwell
55European Journal of Political Economy3.9Elsevier
56European Journal of Politics and Gender3.9Bristol University Press
57International Relations of the Asia-Pacific3.9Oxford University Press
58Conflict Management and Peace Science3.8SAGE
59Earth System GovernanceOpen Access3.8Elsevier
60Entrepreneurial Business and Economics ReviewOpen Access3.7Cracow University of Economics
61Post-Soviet Affairs3.7Taylor & Francis
62Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression3.6Taylor & Francis
63European Security3.6Taylor & Francis
64Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea3.6Taylor & Francis
65Studies in Conflict and Terrorism3.6Taylor & Francis
66Water Alternatives3.6Water Alternatives Association
67Communication Research and Practice3.5Taylor & Francis
68Comparative European Politics3.5Springer Nature
69Politics and Society3.5SAGE
70Journal of Political EcologyOpen Access3.4Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
71Journal of Strategic Studies3.4Taylor & Francis
72British Journal of Politics and International Relations3.3SAGE
73Ethnopolitics3.3Taylor & Francis
74Policy Studies3.3Taylor & Francis
75Social Policy and Society3.3Cambridge University Press
76American Journal of International Law3.2Cambridge University Press
77Business and Politics3.2Cambridge University Press
78European Political Science3.2Springer Nature
79International Journal of Public Sector Management3.2Emerald
80International Peacekeeping3.2Taylor & Francis
81Journal of International Relations and Development3.2Springer Nature
82Meditteranean Politics3.2Taylor & Francis
83Acta Politica3.1Springer Nature
84Cambridge Review of International Affairs3.1Taylor & Francis
85China Quarterly3.1Cambridge University Press
86Economic and Political Studies3.1Taylor & Francis
87International Political Science Review3.1SAGE
88Journal of Chinese Political Science3.1Springer Nature
89Journal of Eastern African Studies3.1Taylor & Francis
90European Business Organization Law Review3.0Springer Nature
91European Journal of International Security3.0Cambridge University Press
92Global Policy3.0Wiley-Blackwell
93Millennium: Journal of International Studies3.0SAGE
94Regional and Federal Studies3.0Taylor & Francis
95Space and Polity3.0Taylor & Francis
96Studies in Comparative International Development3.0Springer Nature
97British Politics2.9Springer Nature
98Capitalism, Nature, Socialism2.9Taylor & Francis
99International Feminist Journal of Politics2.9Taylor & Francis
100Citizenship Studies2.8Taylor & Francis
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