About Journal

STUDIA POLITICA SLOVACA. Journal for political science, contemporary history and international relations is a scientific peer-reviewed journal for political theory, political systems, political thought, recent political history and international relations. The journal is indexed in CEEOL, ERIH PLUS, CEJSH, DOAJ, INDEX COPERNICUS and NSD (Nordic List).

The mission of the journal Studia Politica Slovaca is to contribute to general knowledge and to improve public understanding and awareness of political relations on a national and international scale by publishing academic papers and other information covering a wide range of genres by authors of diverse conceptual positions and political orientations. 

The structure of the journal is as follows: the Studies and Analyses, Personal Profiles and Biographies, Discussion, Reviews and Annotations, News. The Studies and Analyses section constitutes the backbone of the journal. In addition to this section, each issue also includes sections on reviews, annotations and news as well. The personal profiles, biographies and discussions are varied according to current needs. The DOI identifier is assigned to the text published in the Studies and Analyzes and Personal Profiles and Biographies.

The Studia Politica Slovaca journal is published two times per year.

Publisher: Institute of Political Science

Printed by: VEDA, vydavateľstvo SAV

ISSN (printed version) 1337-8163

ISSN (online) 2585-8459


Deadline for issue no. 1/2021

We draw attention to the deadline for the issue of Studia Politica Slovaca no. 1/2021 . Send your texts to politica.slovaca@savba.sk by March 31, 2021.

Call for papers

Thematic issue no. 2/2021


Dear author(s),

You are invited to submit a paper for possible inclusion in a thematic issue “Political system: a motor or a brake in climate change mitigation?” no. 2/2021 of the Studia Politica Slovaca Journal. The journal welcomes research articles, discussions and book reviews in keeping with the editorial policy of the SPS.

Please find more details about the topic description, scope, planned schedule and other information in the Call description file here:

The deadline for proposal and abstract submission is 15 March 2021 and for paper submission – 30 June 2021. The issue is scheduled for December 2021.

In addition, the authors of accepted papers will be invited to present their papers at the virtual workshop organized by the Institute of Political Science in autumn 2021 (probably in October, exact date to be defined). Participation in the workshop and publication in the journal is free of charge.

The Editorial Board looks forward to receiving your proposals in response to the call, and is happy to answer your questions, which may be sent to politica.slovaca@savba.sk.