Editorial Policies

Peer Review and Research Transparency Policies

Peer review is an essential component of the scholarly publishing process. The journal follows rigorous peer review policies to ensure the quality, validity, and integrity of the research it publishes and promotes the openness and accessibility of research methods, data, and findings. 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Our Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement outlines the ethical standards and guidelines that we adhere to in the publication process. It sets expectations for authors, reviewers, editors, and other stakeholders involved in the publication process and provides a framework for addressing ethical issues and maintaining high standards of scholarly publishing.

Open Access Policy, Archiving and Publishing License

Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science is an open access journal. All its content is freely available online immediately upon publication. The journal is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License which allows the authors to distribute their published manuscripts with no restrictions, provided that due attribution to the source of publication is included and academic standards of reproducing the original text are upheld (such as indicating quotations to the original source or paraphrases in cases of reproduction of ideas with due reference provided). For more details please read our Open Access Policy.

No fees or charges are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing any materials.

Our Privacy Statement outlines our commitment to privacy and provides details on the types of personal data collected, the purposes for which it is collected, how it is processed, and the rights individuals have over their data.