European Journal of Political Research

European Journal of Political Research  
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 (print)
1475-6765 (web)
LCCN 74645044
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. 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 2014 impact factor of 2.508, ranking it 7th out of 161 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]


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

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