The International and Political Journal issued by the College of Political Science / Mustansiriyah University. It is a periodic (Quarterly) specialized journal. It receives the outputs of specialized researchers that deal with contemporary political problems, issues and realities, as well as related topics. These researches are subject to scientific evaluation by specialized researchers according to Specific publishing rules in which the principles of scientific research are taken into account, and the journal’s research and contents are subject to linguistic evaluation by the aforementioned linguistic experts, and the journal’s research is reviewed before issuing each issue by the general supervisor, the editorial board, and the advisory board that consists of Iraqi and Arab specialist professors And foreigners, and the board also receives any comments from readers and specialists, and the editorial board of the journal aspires to elevate it to the ranks of prestigious scientific academic journals, which take into account the quality standards in force globally.

Scientific papers are published in the following fields:

  • Political systems
  • Political thought
  • Relations and international studies
  • Local governments and administration
  • Managing crises, conflicts and international peace

The Journal of Political and International is an open access journal, published under the license:

(a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license).

Publisher: Al-Mustansiriya University

Institution: College of Political Science

Address: Iraq - Baghdad / Bab al-Mu'adham (View in Map)

Mustansiriyah University - College of Political Science


International coding: 8984-1991

International electronic coding: 8563-2789

Digital Object Port: DOI: 10.31272/IPJ

Objectives and scientific scope:

The journal aims to contribute to the social sciences literature by providing an intellectual platform for innovative research aligned with scientific standards. The journal publishes theoretical and empirical articles from a variety of fields in various fields of specialisation. Papers submitted for publication are considered in the fields of political systems, political thought, international studies, local governments and administration, conflict management and international peace. Entries will be open to all and will be evaluated on the basis of the quality of their content. Accepted papers will be available for free download to interested professors, researchers, teachers, students and staff. (open access).

open access policy

The Political and International Journal (IPJ) is an open-access journal, and as such there is no fee required to download any publication from the journal's website by authors, readers, and institutions. The journal applies a CC BY license (a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license). This license allows authors to retain copyright ownership of their papers. But this license allows any user to download, print, extract, reuse, archive, and distribute the article, as long as proper credit is given to the authors and the source of the work. The license ensures that the article will be as widely available as possible and that the article can be included in any scholarly archive.