Free Scopus Social Science journals publication

This blog post aims to provide a list of free (non-APC) social science journals indexed in Scopus.

A non-APC journal doesn’t ask authors to submit a fee for journal publication. In this blog post, we have provided links to 16 free Scopus social science journals.

List of Free Scopus indexed Social Science journals

Journal TitlePublisherISSNScopeImpact Factor
Current Opinion in Environmental SustainabilityElsevier18773435Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1)2.097
Tobacco ControlBMJ Publishing Group09644563, 14683318Health (social science) (Q1); Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1)2.074
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and HealthTaylor and Francis Ltd.21596778, 2159676XHealth (social science) (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1); Sports Science (Q1)2.06
Econometric TheoryCambridge University Press02664666, 14694360Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1)2.043
Organizational Psychology ReviewSAGE Publications Inc.20413866, 20413874Applied Psychology (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)2.014
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ReportDepartment of Health and Human Services01492195, 1545861XEpidemiology (Q1); Health Information Management (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)16.513
MMWR Surveillance SummariesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)15458636, 15460738Epidemiology (Q1); Health Information Management (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis (Q1)10.129
British Journal of Social PsychologyWiley-Blackwell01446665, 20448309Social Psychology (Q1)1.991
Sociological MethodologySAGE Publications Ltd14679531, 00811750Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)1.988
Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and PolicyAmerican Psychological Association1942969X, 19429681Clinical Psychology (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)1.963
Sociological Methods and ResearchSAGE Publications Inc.00491241, 15528294Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)1.927
Journal of PersonalityWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd00223506, 14676494Social Psychology (Q1)1.921
Emotion ReviewSAGE Publications Ltd17540739Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Experimental and Cognitive Psychology (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)1.908
Journal of Experimental Social PsychologyAcademic Press Inc.00221031, 10960465Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)1.825
Journal of Environmental PsychologyAcademic Press Inc.02724944, 15229610Applied Psychology (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)1.81
Social Science and MedicineElsevier Ltd.18735347, 02779536Health (social science) (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)1.806
Sustainability ScienceSpringer Japan18624065, 18624057Ecology (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Nature and Landscape Conservation (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)1.775
Journal of Health and Social BehaviorAmerican Sociological Association00221465, 21506000Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)1.758
Language TestingSAGE Publications Ltd02655322, 14770946Linguistics and Language (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1)1.751
Media PsychologyRoutledge1532785X, 15213269Applied Psychology (Q1); Communication (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1)1.738
Journal of Industrial EcologyWiley-Blackwell10881980, 15309290Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1)1.733
European Union PoliticsSAGE Publications Ltd17412757, 14651165Demography (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1)1.725
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