European Journal of Political Research

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European Journal of Political Research  
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Disciplinepolitical science, comparative politics
Publication details
Publication history
Formerly published: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 1973-1989. Dordrecht : Kluwer, 1989-2002. Wiley-Blackwell, 2002-current
Standard abbreviations
Eur. J. Political Res.
ISSN0304-4130 (print)
1475-6765 (web)
OCLC no.230744489

The European Journal of Political Research (EJPR) is a major journal of European political science sponsored by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR).[1] It is one of the most highly respected journals in the discipline, and the first journal of the ECPR.[2]

The EJPR specialises in articles articulating theoretical and comparative perspectives in political science, covering quantitative and qualitative approaches. All articles are subject to anonymised peer review.[citation needed] The Journal is currently edited by Professors Claudio Radaelli (University of Exeter)[3] and Ioannis Papadopoulos (University of Lausanne).


According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 2.525, ranking it 9th out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science".[4] In 2008 and 2014, it was ranked by the SCImago Journal Rank 48th and 26th, respectively in the Sociology and Political Science category.[5][6]

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  4. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.
  5. ^ "Journal Rankings 2008". SCImago Journal Rank. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Journal Rankings 2014". SCImago Journal Rank. Retrieved 18 August 2015.