Open Access Social psychology Journals

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

Social psychology is scientific study of social effects on people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

This list of Social psychology Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Social psychology manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Social psychology journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.In many cases, you only see lists of Social psychology journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Social psychology journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Social psychology 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 Social psychology journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Social psychology OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Social psychology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International journal of biology education2147-4990International Journal of Biology Education11100
Psychology and human development2537-950XScientific Journal Publishers10100
Journal of Montessori research & education2002-3375Stockholm University Press11100
Foundations and trends in management2475-6946Now Publishers122100
Insight veterinary research (Print)2044-8929Insight Knowledge15100
İstanbul Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi dergisi1303-1260Istanbul Universitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakultesi Dergisi12100
Nongchonjido-wa gaebal1976-3107Korean Association of Agricultural Extension10100
Journal of creativity (Online)2713-374523691.3Website
Personality neuroscience2513-9886Cambridge University Press183888.9Website
Journal of Leadership in Organizations2656-8810Universitas Gadjah Mada372686.5Website
Social Influence1553-4529Taylor & Francis303517486.1Website
Evolution, mind and behaviour2560-0982Akademiai Kiado Zrt.204585
Personality science2700-0710PsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)332484.8
Current Issues in Personality Psychology2353-561X28445983.5Website
Journal of Social and Political Psychology2195-3325PsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)355343680Website
Cyberpsychology1802-7962Masaryk University Press9513677.9Website
Cognicia2685-8428Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang86377.9
Letters on Evolutionary Behavioral Science1884-927XHuman Behavior and Evolution Society of Japan10038077
Socialization & human development2706-8706Ukrainian Association of Educational and Developmental Psychology39176.9
The Japanese Journal of Experimental Social Psychology0387-7973Japanese Group Dynamics Association994152775.2
Behavior studies in organizations2687-6272EUROKD Egitm Danismanlik Group16975
The Korean Journal of Woman Psychology1229-0726The Korean Society for Woman Psychology49581974.9
International review of social psychology2397-85706397374.6Website
Humanitas1693-7236Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Kampus 3431874.4Website
Interpersona: an international journal on personal relationships1981-6472PsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)290123274.1Website
The Open Criminology Journal1874-9178Bentham Science5649673.2
Polish Psychological Bulletin0079-2993De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.673292373.1
International Journal of Wellbeing1179-8602International Journal fo Wellbeing296490572.6Website
Social psychological bulletin2569-653XPsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)12149171.9Website
Psychological Research and Intervention2614-0403Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta35871.4
Social Inquiry intoWell-being2351-6682Mykolas Romeris University298469
Peshawar journal of psychology and behavioral sciences2415-6779Islamia College Peshawar - Department of Psychology731968.5Website
SEISENSE business review2788-7561SEISENSE Private, Ltd.191268.4
Online Readings in Psychology and Culture2307-0919Grand Valley State University Libraries134594367.9
Psyche 165 journal2502-8766Universitas Putra Indonesia YPTK Padang132267.4
Psychological research on urban society2620-3960Universitas Indonesia, Directorate of Research and Public Service584867.2Website
Philippine journal of psychology0115-3153Psychological Association of the Philippines18744266.8
Evolutionary Psychology1474-7049SAGE9561545566.7Website
Human resource research1948-5441Macrothink Institute, Inc.301466.7
International journal of applied psychology2168-502932066.7
International journal for educational integrity1833-2595Springer Nature6010766.7Website
European journal of counselling psychology2195-7614The European Association of Counselling Psychology9141165.9Website
Technology, mind, and behavior2689-0208American Psychological Association11522365.2
Psikohumaniora2502-9363UIN Walisongo Semarang933364.5Website
Psychological Thought2193-7281Southwest University Neofit Rilski25260864.3Website
International journal of psychological studies1918-7211Canadian Center of Science and Education612248864.2
Asian journal of sport and exercise psychology2667-2391Elsevier361563.9Website
Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology1834-4909SAGE279166363.8Website
Jurnal Pengukuran Psikologi dan Pendidikan Indonesia2089-6247LP2M Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta871263.2Website
Social welfare2029-7424Vilnius University19163.2
Current research in ecological and social psychology2666-6227Elsevier544763Website
Creighton journal of interdisciplinary leadership2379-9307Health Services Library, Creighton University279763
Scandinavian journal of work and organizational psychology2002-2867Stockholm University Press6222762.9Website
Вісник Харківського національного університету імені В.Н. Каразіна2225-7756V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University67462.7Website
Interdisciplinary journal papier human review2709-1295Information-integrated Global Society Studies16262.5
Psihologo-pedagogičeskij poisk2075-3500Ryazan State University named for S. Yesenin1431462.2
Journal for Perspectives of Economic Political and Social Integration1733-3911De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.11913262.2Website
Sa Journal of Industrial Psychology0258-5200AOSIS13361578362.2Website
The Open Psychology Journal1874-3501Bentham Science309133262.1
Psychology in Russia2074-6857Russian Psychological Society660142161.8Website
Journal of psychology & behavior research2640-9895Scholink Co, Ltd.391461.5
Leadership, Education, Personality: An Interdisciplinary Journal2524-6178Springer Nature311561.3Website
Europe’s Journal of Psychology1841-0413PsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)868660361.2Website
Revue internationale de psychologie sociale0992-986XUbiquity Press, Ltd.5422661.1
Cogent psychology2331-1908Taylor & Francis613262761Website
The European journal of psychology applied to legal context1889-1861Colegio Oficial de Psicologos de Madrid2315360.9Website
Borderline personality disorder and emotion dysregulation2051-6673Springer Nature186242060.8Website
Jurnal Psikologi UNDIP1693-5586Institute of Research and Community Services Diponegoro University (LPPM UNDIP)1718360.8Website
Психология и право2222-5196Federal State-Financed Educational Institution of Higher Education Moscow State University of Psychology and Education1455660Website
روانشناسی خانواده2423-4060Armenian Green Publishing Co.5260
Jurnal psikoedukasi dan konseling2580-4545Universitas Sebelas Maret5260Website
Jurnal Psikologi Integratif2356-2145Al-Jami'ah Research Centre701160Website
Journal of Advanced Guidance and Counseling2746-1513UIN Walisongo Semarang15160
Psihološka istraživanja0352-7379Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science15212259.9Website
European Polygraph1898-5238De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.24415159.8
Psihologija0048-5705National Library of Serbia787241359.8Website
Journal of theoretical social psychology2475-0387Wiley13935459.7Website
Stigma research and action2210-5174VU E-Publishing2755059.3
Tabularasa2723-1178Universitas Medan Area441059.1
Studia Psychologica0039-3320Central Library of the Slovak Academy of Sciences758251959.1Website
Journal of family sciences2460-2329Institut Pertanian Bogor702658.6
Jurnal Tazkiya1412-1735LP2M Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta1691358.6Website
Han'gug simlihag hoeji. sahoe mich seong'gyeog1229-0653Korean Social and Personality Psychological Association38344958.5
Korea Journal of Counseling1598-2068Korean Counseling Association2106239858.3
Journal of Educational Sciences & Psychology2247-6377Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti43258.1Website
Journal of Criminology (Online)2090-777XHindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)3136958.1
International Journal of Research Studies in Psychology2243-7681Consortia Academia Publishing18855558
Humanities & social sciences reviews2395-651885334757.9
The Korean Journal of Consumer and Advertising Psychology1229-8778Korea Society for Consumer Advertising Psychology49942657.5
Islamic Guidance and Counseling Journal2614-1566Institut Agama Islam Ma arif NU (IAIMNU) Metro Lampung541257.4Website
Nacionalʹnyj psihologičeskij žurnal2079-6617Russian Psychological Society681757.4
Collabra2474-7394University of California Press296147857.4Website
Creativity studies2345-0479Vilnius Gediminas Technical University26039357.3Website
Poiseidon1907-5960Universitas Hang Tuah7257.1
Journal of research in psychology2664-9497Readers Insight Publisher373556.8
Vestnik Rossijskogo universiteta družby narodov2313-1683Peoples' Friendship University of Russia28619056.6Website
Psychological test adaptation and development2698-1866Hogrefe Publishing Group231256.5
JPIB : Jurnal Psikologi Islam dan Budaya2615-8191Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University of Bandung461356.5Website
International journal of transactional analysis research2218-3159International Centre for Transactional Analysis Qualifications17817956.2Website
American Journal of Applied Psychology2328-567227540756
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What is Open Access (OA)?
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