Call for Papers
IJPS Call for Papers

International Journal of Policy Studies


Call for Papers



The International Journal of Policy Studies (IJPS) invites researchers and scholars to contribute their original research to publish in the peer reviewed international journal. As an official journal of the Korean Association for Policy Studies, this journal accepts high-quality, original research featured in articles, policy debates, and book reviews.


IJPS aims to provide a comprehensive source of theoretical and analytical research that broadens the field of action in policy studies. The journal is devoted to significant advances in knowledge and understanding of the practices in the field of public policy.


IJPS welcomes a wide range of topics, approaches, and ideas through seeking an important balance in the production of descriptive, explanatory, and evaluative policy-oriented research. The main areas of interest are as follows: comparative studies of public policy with administrative developments in the international field of action; theoretical, empirical, and methodological insights to the study of public policy in a national, comparative, or international context; and constructive debate on current trends, issues, and practices in public policy.


Main articles, a maximum of 9000 words, undertakes rigorous double-blind peer review based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous reviewers. Submissions should be directed electronically to Editor in Chief, David Oliver KASDAN, at Policy debates, 3000-5000 words, take contrary or complementary standpoints on timely policy topics to be accessible to the broader audience of policy scholars and practitioners. Submissions should be submitted electronically to the editorial team of the International Journal of Policy Studies at Book reviews, 1000-1500 words, discuss timely-relevant and historically significant topics, theories, and practices in academia and the field. Authors interested in contributing to the book reviews section can also contact the editorial team of the International Journal of Policy Studies at Please read submission guidelines for authors at


We greatly appreciate your consideration of IJPS as a publication venue for your research.


Editor in Chief

David Oliver KASDAN, PhD


Department of Public Administration

Graduate School of Governance, Sungkyunkwan University