About the Journal

The Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration (Stjórnmál og stjórnsýsla in Icelandic) publishes original research on Icelandic politics and policy related subjects. Articles with a broader political science relevance may also be considered, especially articles of a sufficiently high standard with a comparative focus or containing theoretical and methodological innovations. The journal is open to submission from political scientists and researchers in related fields dealing with politics, public administration and policy relevant issues. See further information.

Journal articles are published in English or Icelandic. Articles in Icelandic are accompanied with abstracts and bibliographic information in English. Publication dates on the web are:  mid-June and mid-December. A printed edition of the two volume issues is published in March the following year. Submission deadlines are as follows:  1st of April  for the June issue and 1st of October for the December issue.

The Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration publication is in open access according to CC BY (4.0).

Current Issue

Vol. 20 No. 1 (2024): Spring Publication
Published: 2024-06-26

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Policy Capacity: The Icelandic Public Administration

    Pétur Berg Matthíasson
    1-24
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.1
  • Icelandic journalists in a changing media system: Emphasizing classic journalistic roles but under increasing pressure

    Birgir Guðmundsson, Jón Gunnar Ólafsson, Valgerður Jóhannsdóttir
    25-48
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.2
  • A place-based approach and innovation in cities

    Óskar Dýrmundur Ólafsson, Hervör Alma Árnadóttir
    49-64
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.3
  • Work culture undermining equality objectives for the police: increasing women’s representation in a work environment that is marked by gender-based harassment

    Finnborg Salome Steinþórsdóttir, Gyða Margrét Pétursdóttir
    65-86
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.4
  • More efficient matriculation examination in upper secondary education after shortening the study time? University students’ and university teachers’ experiences of the policy consequences

    Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir, Valgerður S. Bjarnadóttir, María Jónasdóttir
    87-110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.5
  • Knowing Where You Are Heading: Innovation and Innovation Policy in Iceland 2003-2022

    Hannes Ottósson, Rögnvaldur Jóhann Sæmundsson
    111-138
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.6
  • The Effects of Mixed-Mode Data Collection on Nonresponse in the Icelandic National Election Study 2021

    Hafsteinn Einarsson
    139-156
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2024.20.1.7
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