ISSN 0718-090X online version
ISSN 0716-1417 print version


Basic information

Revista de Ciencia Política (RCP) is a triannual publication of the Instituto de Ciencia Política at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Since its foundation in 1979, it has published political science research from Chile and abroad. The editorial policies of RCP follow broad and pluralistic criteria, both in terms content and methodology. All articles have undergone rigorous double-blind peer review and are available to read and download free of charge (open access).

Information services

  • EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS)
  • Gale
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies
  • International Bibliography of Periodical Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences (IBZ)
  • International Political Science Abstracts.
  • Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal, Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (Red ALyC).
  • Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO-Chile).
  • Scopus
  • Social Science Citation Index (ISI, Web of Science)
  • The International Bibliography of the Social Science, London School of Economics.


  • Institute of Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
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  • Institute of Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Fondo de Publicación de Revistas Científicas, CONICYT.
  • Supported by Bibliotecas UC, Fondo de Apoyo a la Indexación de Revistas de Investigación.

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