Italian Political Science (IPS) is an open-access peer-reviewed quarterly journal dedicated to deepening the understanding of political phenomena relevant for political scientists and a wider public, including journalists, policy-makers, policy analysts, political activists and all those who have an interest in politics.

IPS publishes intellectually stimulating and conceptually rigorous contributions on all areas relevant to Political science. All articles include a focus on contemporary Italy, either considered as a case-study or in comparative or European perspective.

IPS is rated as "Classe A" Journal for Political Science (14/A2) in the official ranking of academic journals set up by the Italian Ministry of University and Research and its evaluation agency (ANVUR). This status has been granted retroactively since 2018.

Italian Political Science is now officially indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). IPS is honoured to be part of the DOAJ community, and will continue to raise its publishing and editing standards in support of the values and goals of open-access scientific knowledge and dissemination.

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