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Open Political Science

Editor In Chief: Raffaele de Mucci

Open Political Science is an international Open Access, peer-reviewed academic journal that welcomes contributions written in English addressing political science in its various forms and aspects: historical, philosophical, sociological and other. The Open Political Science does not present views of any particular school nor of a particular political organization. The contributions are written by researchers who represent different points of view. The aim of the journal is to promote an international and interdisciplinary dialogue in the field of Political Science and Political Studies.

Why subscribe and read
Open Political Science provides an international publishing platform for research topics in political science. The journal publishes the most up-to-date developments, discoveries and practice.

Why submit
All authors of Open Political Science enjoy the following benefits:

  • fast, comprehensive and transparent peer-review;
  • efficient route to fast-track publication;
  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions;
  • worldwide distribution and promotion of articles;
  • no article submission and article processing charges (APCs) in 2020;
  • secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico.

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check 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 Similarity Check System can be found at:

Abstracting & Indexing

Open Political Science is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • Chronos Hub
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • POL-index
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
  • Yewno Discover

All submissions must be made via online submission system Editorial Manager: http://www.editorialmanager.com/openps.

In case of any technical problems, please contact the Managing Editor of Open Political Science:
Tomasz Grala at Tomasz.Grala@degruyter.com

Raffaele de Mucci, LUISS-Guido Carli-Rome

Managing Editor
Tomasz Grala, De Gruyter

Editorial Advisory Board
Carsten Anckar, Åbo Akademi University
Pertti Ahonen, University of Helsinki
Nico A.A. Baakman, Univeristy of Maastricht
Richard Balme, Institut d'études politiques de Paris
Przemysław Benken, IPN
Li Bennich-Björkman, Uppsala University
Alessandro Chiaramonte, University of Florence
Olivier Dabène, Institut d'études politiques de Paris
Henri de Waele, Radboud University Nijmegen
Johan Eriksson, Södertörn University
Maciej Forycki, Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza
Stefan Gänzle, University of Agder
Giampiero Giacomello, Università di Bologna
Birthe Hansen, University of Copenhagen
Karl Magnus Johansson, Södertörn University
András Inotai, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Uwe Jun, Universität Trier
Darrel Moellendorf, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Peter Nedergaard, University of Copenhagen
Heikki Patomäki, University of Helsinki
Phillips Payson O'Brien, University of St. Andrews
Martin John Smith, University of York
Nicholas Rengger, University of St. Andrews
Melanie Walter-Rogg, University of Regensburg
Matti Wiberg, University of Turku
Meredith Jung-En Woo, University of Viriginia

Section Editors
Cross-border cooperation in Europe
Ralf Göllner, University of Regensburg

Technical Editor
Jakub Czubik

Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

Editorial Contact
Tomasz Grala