Politiikasta is a prize-winning webjournal of the Finnish Political Science Association with the aim of popularizing social science and political science. The ambition of Politiikasta is to contribute to a better public discussion about politics by making social science more accessible and comprehensible.

Politiikasta publishes articles and analyses of researchers about current political questions as well as more timeless political matters. In 2019 Politiikasta was visited over 250 000 times.

We want to offer sharp and interesting analyses by researchers in as many ways as possible: written, in pictures and audio & video. Politiikasta.fi is also a genuine multilingual journal publishing in Finnish, Swedish and English.

The international publishing label of Politiikasta is ISSN 2323-7090. The information of publications in journals with ISSN-codes are saved in the National Biography of Finland and in the international ISSN portal.

The publications represent the authors’ views.In 2019 Politiikasta was awarded by the Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists with their annual and prestigious Science Journalist Award. In addition, in 2016 Politiikasta received the Finnish research publishing federation’s award for significant efforts in mediating research knowledge on political questions to public discussion. In 2016 Politiikasta was also a finalist for the Liikutu tiedosta -prize.


Editor-in-chief Mikko Leino
Editorial assistant Hanne Vuorela

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