Croatian International Relations Review

The Journal of Institute for International Relations

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The Croatian International Relations Review (CIRR) is an interdisciplinary academic journal published in English since 1995 and is dedicated to social sciences with a focus on political science, sociology, law and economics. Each issue includes scholarly, double-blind peer reviewed articles, and book reviews. CIRR is a member of COPE - Committee on Publication Ethics - and is published electronically, by the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) in Zagreb. The journal is supported by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia. Articles reflect the views of their authors only.


Scientific areas:
Political Science

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Please submit your manuscripts to Croatian International Relations Review via email to:

Senada Selo Sabic, the Institute for Development and International Relations, Croatia

Deputy/ Managing Editors
Ivana Keser, the Institute for Development and International Relations, Croatia
Janko Bekic, the Institute for Development and International Relations, Croatia
Mario Pallua, the Institute for Development and International Relations, Croatia

Editorial Advisory Board
Ioannis Armakolas. Assistant Professor, Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia
Luc D. Bernard, Professor, Institute of European Studies, Catholic University of Louvain
Stefano Bianchini, Professor, School of Political Science, University of Bologna
Gianni Bonvicini, Vice President, Institute for International Affairs, Rome
Daniel Dăianu, Professor, National School for Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest
Otmar Höll, Director, Austrian Institute for International Affairs, Vienna
Dejan Jović, Professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb
Soeren Keil, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Ognyan Minchev, Director, Institute for Regional and International Studies, Sofia
Helen O'Neill, Professor, Center for Development Studies, University College Dublin
Milica Uvalić, Professor, School of Political Science, University of Perugia
Werner Weidenfeld, Director, Center for Applied Policy Research, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich
Wolfgang Wessels, Professor, Jean Monet Chair in Political Science,
University of Cologne

Technical Editors
Dragana Markanović, the Institute for Development and International Relations, Croatia

CIRR, Institute for Development and International Relations - IRMO
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Journal Information
Impact Factor

CiteScore 2018: 0.31

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.114
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.418

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