European Journal of Political Research

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European Journal of Political Research  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline political science, comparative politics
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Formerly published: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 1973-1989. Dordrecht : Kluwer, 1989-2002. Wiley-Blackwell, 2002-current
ISSN 0304-4130

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).


In 2008 and 2014, it was ranked by the SCImago Journal Rank 48th and 26th, respectively in the Sociology and Political Science category.[4][5]