Scimago Journal & Country Rank

European Political Science

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16820983, 16804333
Scope European Political Science (EPS) is an international journal devoted to publishing contributions by and for the political science community. Its interpretation of "political science" is wide and encompasses comparative politics, political economy, international relations, public administration, political theory, European studies and related disciplines. It publishes pieces on how the discipline is, can be and ought to be. Articles address research matters (including debates in the discipline, research projects, political science information sources, funding opportunities); professional matters (such as career structures and prospects.


Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Political Science and International Relations2004Q3
Political Science and International Relations2005Q3
Political Science and International Relations2006Q4
Political Science and International Relations2007Q4
Political Science and International Relations2008Q3
Political Science and International Relations2009Q3
Political Science and International Relations2010Q2
Political Science and International Relations2011Q3
Political Science and International Relations2012Q3
Political Science and International Relations2013Q2
Political Science and International Relations2014Q2
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q2
Political Science and International Relations2017Q3
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.369
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.416
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.470
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.495
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.609
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.956
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.944
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.416
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.512
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.076
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.902
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.424
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.416
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.259
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.395
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.726
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.841
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.964
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.174
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201317
Self Cites20149
Self Cites201516
Self Cites201624
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201824
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20066
Total Cites20072
Total Cites20084
Total Cites200911
Total Cites201042
Total Cites201160
Total Cites201269
Total Cites201384
Total Cites2014104
Total Cites2015142
Total Cites2016101
Total Cites201747
Total Cites2018141
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20040
External Cites per document20050
External Cites per document20060.500
External Cites per document20070.167
External Cites per document20080.333
External Cites per document20090.170
External Cites per document20100.337
External Cites per document20110.352
External Cites per document20120.395
External Cites per document20130.409
External Cites per document20140.609
External Cites per document20150.955
External Cites per document20160.688
External Cites per document20170.413
External Cites per document20181.182
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.500
Cites per document20070.167
Cites per document20080.333
Cites per document20090.208
Cites per document20100.416
Cites per document20110.364
Cites per document20120.426
Cites per document20130.512
Cites per document20140.667
Cites per document20151.076
Cites per document20160.902
Cites per document20170.511
Cites per document20181.424
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents20107
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents201810
Citable documents20040
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200612
Citable documents200712
Citable documents200812
Citable documents200953
Citable documents2010101
Citable documents2011165
Citable documents2012162
Citable documents2013164
Citable documents2014156
Citable documents2015132
Citable documents2016112
Citable documents201792
Citable documents201899
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20040
Uncited documents20050
Uncited documents20068
Uncited documents200711
Uncited documents200811
Uncited documents200947
Uncited documents201079
Uncited documents2011138
Uncited documents2012124
Uncited documents2013113
Uncited documents2014107
Uncited documents201568
Uncited documents201660
Uncited documents201765
Uncited documents201850
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20065
Cited documents20072
Cited documents20082
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201029
Cited documents201135
Cited documents201245
Cited documents201355
Cited documents201452
Cited documents201566
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201730
Cited documents201859
Scimago Journal & Country Rank
Show this widget in your own website

Just copy the code below and paste within your html code:
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

The users of Scimago Journal & Country Rank have the possibility to dialogue through comments linked to a specific journal. The purpose is to have a forum in which general doubts about the processes of publication in the journal, experiences and other issues derived from the publication of papers are resolved. For topics on particular articles, maintain the dialogue through the usual channels with your editor.

Developed by:
Scimago Lab
Powered by:
Powered by scopus

Follow us on @ScimagoJR

Scimago Lab, Copyright 2007-2020. Data Source: Scopus®