European Union Politics

EUP_coverEuropean Union Politics is an exciting international journal that provides the forum for advanced peer-reviewed research on all aspects of the processes of government, politics and policy in the European Union.

Led by a global editorial team and with a commitment to the highest scholarly standards, European Union Politics adopts a transnational approach to the challenges that the project of European integration faces in the 21st century.

“In my opinion, it has become the leading social science journal dealing with EU issues… must reading for anyone interested in the EU as well as for those interested in theoretical developments in comparative politics and international relations” James Caporaso, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

EUP’s major selling point is its unique combination of a substantive focus on the EU with a committment to the empirical methods and analytical techniques of modern political science. EUP thereby finds an important place for EU studies within moodern political science more generally.” Michael Laver, Department of Politics, New York University, USA

EUP brings together substantive expertise on EU issues with theoretical understanding of debates in the social sciences, and methodological sophistication in the presentation of arguments. It is clearly the best existing journal on EU.” George Tsebelis UCLA, USA

“The journal is essential reading for all those seeking an analytic understanding of how the European Union works now, and will work over the horizon” Patrick Dunleavy, London School of Economics, UK

Impact Factor*: 1.979

8/112 in Political Science
* Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters, released June 2010

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