Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
4
Articles published last year
40
Manuscripts received last year
167
% accepted last year
n/a
% immediately rejected last year
45
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
n/a
Five-year impact factor
0.38

Aims and Scope

European integration and enlargement pose fundamental challenges for policy, politics, citizenship, culture and democracy. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research provides a unique forum for discussing these processes. It welcomes articles on all aspects of European developments that contribute to the improvement of social science knowledge and to the setting of a policy-focused European research agenda.

Examples of typical subject areas covered include

Policy-Making and Agenda-Setting
Multilevel Governance
The Role of Institutions
Democracy and Civil Society
Social Structures and Integration
Sustainability and Ecological Modernisation
Science, Research, Technology and Society
Scenarios and Strategic Planning
Public Pol

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 1 review)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 4.3 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 8.3 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 1.0 compare →
Average number of review rounds 3.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 1.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.0 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 18.7 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Accepted.