The purpose of this association shall be to contribute to the development of international public policy studies through promoting intellectual exchange among association members in relation to international public policy among association members as well as supporting research education in Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University.
Renewal announcement about International Public Policy Studies
As of 2016 fiscal year (Vol.21, No.1), International Public Policy Studies is to be renewed. The submission as a non-refereed article is no longer accepted and all submissions are reviewed by a referee (although there are a few exceptions). Therefore, note that the articles not following the academic journal styles such as book review and translated articles, in principle, cannot to be published. In addition, the journal is no longer published in print and only in electric form as of April 2016.
In conjunction with the renewal, the submission policy, membership fees, and submission deadlines are all changed. Especially, the submission deadlines would be much earlier than in the current scheme. Check the "Schedule" in our new webpage if you are planning to submit your articles.
Please contact the following email address if you have any questions about the renewal of our journal.
Call for papers
The Association of International Public Policy Studies invites you to summit your article to the “International Public Policy Studies (Vol. 22, No. 1).” As announced, as of Vol. 21, No.1, the submission as a non-refereed article is no longer accepted and all submissions are reviewed by a referee. In conjunction with the renewal, the submission policy, membership fees, and submission deadlines are all changed. Please check here and submit your article and other required documents by the deadline.
Contact usAny questions about the Association of International Public Policy Studies or the journal should be directed to:
The Association of International Public Policy Studies
Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) , Osaka University
1-31 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka City,
Osaka Prefecture Japan 560-0043
International Public Policy Studies will become a peer-reviewed journal starting from Vol. 21 No.1