About the Journal

Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science (ISSN [online] 2414-6633) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) that aims to provide a platform for emerging scholars and students to showcase their research in political science and related disciplines.

As a general Political Science journal, IAPSS Politikon aims to contribute to the academic debate in all major subfields of the discipline and remains open to submissions from neighbouring disciplines. Each published article undergoes a rigorous double-blind peer-review process.

The main section of the journal features full-length articles, research notes, and review essay, while the Conversations section includes an eclectic variety of contributions such as interviews, conference reports, and opinion essays.

For individual book reviews, please contact the Book Review section Editor at politikon.bookeditor@iapss.org.

We welcome proposals for special issues that address timely and significant topics in different subfields of Political Science. For more information please contact Editor-in-Chief at politikonjournal@iapss.org.

IAPSS Politikon benefits from IAPSS’ partnerships with other established political science associations, including the International Political Science Association (IPSA) and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Thanks to IAPSS' Crossref membership, each IAPSS Politikon new issue and published text receives a unique DOI (digital object identifier).  IAPSS Politikon is currently indexed in: 

Please note: Politikon: IAPSS Journal of Political Science is in no way affiliated with Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, SAAPS or Taylor & Francis.

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