Central European Journal of Public Policy
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.292
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.441
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.526
The Central European Journal of Public Policy (CEJPP) is an open-access, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal with primary focus upon analytical, theoretical and methodological articles in the field of public policy.
The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.
Aims and Scope
The aim of the CEJPP is to provide academic scholars and professionals in different policy fields with the latest theoretical and methodological advancements in public policy supported by sound empirical research. The CEJPP addresses all topics of public policy including social services and healthcare, environmental protection, education, labour market, immigration, security, public financing and budgeting, administrative reform, performance measurements, governance and others. It attempts to find a balance between description, explanation and evaluation of public policies and encourages a wide range of social science approaches, both qualitative and quantitative. Although the journal focuses primarily upon Central Europe, relevant contributions from other geographical areas are also welcomed in order to enhance public policy research in Central Europe.
Why subscribe and read
The CEJPP addresses significant political, economic and social issues of contemporary societies. It is a source of high quality research, aimed at academics, policy-makers and practitioners interested in public policy.
- Open access – free to view papers accessible to all interested readers;
- No submission or publication fees;
- Fair and constructive double-blind peer review;
- Special section for student’s papers;
- Prompt publication process;
- Authors’ own the copyright of their papers;
CrossCheck Plagiarism Screening System
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of CrossCheck System’s users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. CrossCheck is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.
Detailed description of the CrossCheck System can be found at:
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Submission of Manuscripts
Instructions for Authors
All manuscripts for peer-reviewed sections of the journal (e.g. Articles and Student Work) must be submitted through the online submission system.
Criteria for Publication
The CEJPP accepts original manuscripts with sound theoretical, methodological and empirical grounding. We will not review manuscripts that are currently under review for publication or that have been printed in another journal in English. The CEJPP publishes papers within the broad field of public policy including recent developments in research, scholarship and practice within public policy, public administration, government, public management and public policy theory. Authors are welcome to email an abstract to the Editor-in-Chief, prior to formal submission, if they wish for guidance on the appropriateness of their proposed article, as the CEJPP welcomes innovative ideas and approaches.
Articles - Open Submission, Indexed, Peer Reviewed
Student Work - Open Submission, Indexed, Peer Reviewed
Book Review - Open Submission, Indexed
Discussion - Open Submission, Indexed
Editorial – Indexed
News - X
All parties who have made a substantive contribution to the article should be listed as authors. Principal authorship, authorship order, and other publication credits should be based on the relative scientific or professional contributions of the individuals involved, regardless of their status. Those who contributed to the work but do not meet the authorship criteria can be mentioned in the Acknowledgments. The principal author must be prepared to sign the license agreement on behalf of all the authors.
The CEJPP takes issues of copyright infringement, plagiarism or other breaches of best practice in publication seriously. Plagiarism is not acceptable and plagiarized content will not be considered for publication. If plagiarism is identified, we will follow the COPE plagiarism guidelines. The CEJPP uses CrossCheck to screen submitted content for originality, and a follow-up investigation is done if the software raises any concerns. If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, we may issue a correction or retract the paper, as appropriate. We reserve the right to inform authors’ institutions about plagiarism detected either before or after publication.
Abstracting & Indexing
Central European Journal of Public Policy is covered by the following services:
- Baidu Scholar
- CEEOL - Central and Eastern European Online Library
- CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
- CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
- DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
- EBSCO (relevant databases)
- EBSCO Discovery Service
- Elsevier - SCOPUS
- ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
- Google Scholar
- KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
- Naviga (Softweco)
- Primo Central (ExLibris)
- Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
- SCImago (SJR)
- Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
- WanFang Data
- WorldCat (OCLC)
Dr. Martin Nekola, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Deputy/ Managing Editor
Pavel Mička, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Editorial Advisory Board
Dr. Attila Bartha, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Prof. Thierry Berthet, The Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux, France
Prof. Jean-Michel De Waele, Centre d'Etude de la Vie Politique (CEVIPOL), Universit libre de Bruxelles, France
Prof. Ľudmila Malíková, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University, Slovakia
Dr. Jürgen R. Grote, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Prof. František Ochrana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Czech Republic
Prof. Martin Potůček, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Czech Republic
Prof. Peter Schmidt, Justus-Liebig University, Germany
Prof. Andy Smith, The Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux, France
Dr. Katarína Staroňová, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University, Slovakia, Slovakia
Dr. Nigel Swain, School of History, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Prof. László Vass, Budapest School of Communication and Business, Hungary
Prof. Nikolaos Zahariadis, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, United Kingdom
Olga Angelovská, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Dr. Eva M. Hejzlarová, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Dr. Milan Hrubeš, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University in Brno, Chech Republic
Dr. Jan Kohoutek, Charles University, Center for Higher Education Studies, Czech Republic
Dr. Jan Ludvik, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Dr. Vilém Novotný, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Prof. Arnošt Veselý, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
The journal is published also by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Smetanovo nabr. 6, Prague 1, Czech Republic
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