Aim & Scope

Aims & Scope
CEU Political Science Journal (PSJ) is published starting January 2006 as a quarterly by the Department of Political Science from Central European University Budapest. It seeks to promote scholarly research of merit in Political Science and related fields, meeting the standard requirements for academic research in terms of conceptualization, operationalization, methodological application, and analysis of results. 

In the attempt to promote original works, CEU PSJ does not accept articles that are under review at other publications or articles that have parts that were published or are forthcoming under the same form in other places. Contributions using statistical analysis have to make the proof of the data available in order to allow replicability. Formal requirements are found in the Guidelines for Authors section of the website.

1) Articles should follow the general standards mentioned in the Guidelines for Authors section. We accept article submissions at any moment in time, only thematic issues have specific deadlines. Manuscripts have to be sent to

2) Book Reviews: Every issue of CEU PSJ includes a special section with reviews of books that are considered of general importance in political science and related fields. If you are interested in reviewing books for our Journal please send your CV to If you are the author of a book you wish to be considered for review, please send an e-mail to the same address and we can arrange the details concerning the mailing of the book.