Journal of Peace Research
DisciplineInternational relations
Edited byHenrik Urdal
Publication details
2.419 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Peace Res.
ISSN0022-3433 (print)
1460-3578 (web)
OCLC no.01607337

The Journal of Peace Research is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes scholarly articles and book reviews in the fields of peace and conflict studies, conflict resolution, and international security. It was established by Johan Galtung in 1964[1] and has been published since 1998. Nils Petter Gleditsch was editor-in-chief from 1983 to 2010; between 2010 and 2017 the editor was Henrik Urdal, and as of July 2010 the editor is Gudrun Østby (all researchers at the Peace Research Institute Oslo).

Abstracting and indexing

Journal of Peace Research is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2017 impact factor is 2.419, ranking it 14th out of 86 journals in the category "International Relations" and 32nd out of 169 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]

See also


  1. ^ Elisabeth Gayon (1985). "Guide documentaire de l'étudiant et du chercheur en science politique". In Madeleine Grawitz [in French]; Jean Leca [in French] (eds.). Traité de science politique (in French). Presses Universitaires de France. p. 306. ISBN 2-13-038858-2.
  2. ^ "Journal of Peace Research". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.