Open Access Democracy Journals

A list of Open Access Democracy journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Democracy is system of government in which citizens vote directly in or elect representatives to form a governing body, sometimes called "rule of the majority"

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

Hopefully this list of Democracy Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Democracy manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Democracy journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Democracy journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Democracy journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Democracy venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Democracy journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Democracy OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Democracy Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Research journal of information technology2041-3106Maxwell Scientific Publication Corp.10100
Journal of deliberative democracy2634-0488University of Westminster Press259149752.5
Filosofia dell'educazione2704-56172250
Russian studies in law and politics2576-9634Science and Innovation Center2050
Journal of Politics in Latin America1866-802XSAGE225254937.3Website
Preferencje Polityczne2083-327X20035
Constitutional review2460-0016Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia843734.5Website
Revista Fuerzas Armadas Y Sociedad0717-1498SciELO6733.3
Historia, voces y memoria1852-5369Editorial de la Facultad de Filosofia y Letras - Universidad de Buenos Aires9033.3
Journal of Politics and Policy2655-7045Brawijaya University3033.3
Bi'gyo minjuju'ui yeon'gu1738-7191Inje Institute of Democracy and Autonomy111531.5
African Journal of Political Science and International Relations1996-0832Academic Journals393141131
Politik Indonesia: Indonesian Political Science Review2477-8060Universitas Negeri Semarang953730.5Website
Journal of current Southeast Asian affairs1868-1034SAGE635730.2Website
Вісник Харківського національного університету імені В.Н. Каразіна2220-8089V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University61329.5Website
Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution2006-9804Academic Journals7128.6
Revista de Teorias da Democracia e Direitos Políticos2525-9660102228.4Website
Frontiers in political science2673-3145Frontiers Media SA24226828.1Website
JAP UNWIRA (Jurnal Administrasi Publik Unika Widya Mandira)2581-3013Universitas Katolik Widya Mandira11027.3
Perspectives on Federalism2036-5438Walter de Gruyter GmbH30936126.9Website
African Journal on Conflict Resolution1562-6997African Journals Online320144226.3Website
Journal of political science2362-1273Nepal Journals Online783225.6
Kae'nada noncong1225-8628Korean Association for Canadian Studies4025
The Open Political Science Journal1874-9496Bentham Science2910024.1
Japanese political science review2188-7020Japanese Political Science Review211223.8
PCD Online Journal2085-0441Universitas Gadjah Mada26823.1Website
European View1781-6858SAGE651172223Website
Politics and Governance2183-2463Cogitatio729453222.9Website
Politics in Central Europe1801-3422Walter de Gruyter GmbH21437222.9Website
Studies in digital politics and governance2524-3926443722.7
Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs2332-0761OMICS Publishing Group36118922.4
Islamika Indonesiana: Indonesian Journal of Contemporer2355-6242Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University of Bandung91222.2
Political science undergraduate review2562-1270University of Alberta Libraries107621.5
Revista uruguaya de ciencia política0797-9789Revista Uruguaya de Ciencia Politica382521.1Website
Jurnal Politica2087-7900Journal of Economic and Public Policy48820.8
Brazilian Political Science Review1981-3821SciELO351121420.8Website
Allons-y2371-4387Dalhousie Libraries34520.6
Espacio, Tiempo y Educación2340-7263FahrenHouse26716220.6Website
Journal of political science and international relations2640-2769Science Publishing Group491420.4
American Review of Politics2374-7781University of Oklahoma Libraries55287720.3
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.