Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals

Created in 1982, Revista CIDOB d'Afers internacionals is a four-monthly cultural/academic journal on international relations that publishes original works. Each issue is a monograph coordinated by an expert which offers an in-depth analysis, from a multi and transdisciplinary perspective, of a topic of the international reality. 

Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals

All articles undergo an external double-blind peer review process and are indexed and summarized in the main academic databases on social sciences, such as Scopus and Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics). This journal is aimed at the academic community and the interested public. It is published both in printed and digital version.

Indexed in Scopus and Web of Science.

Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals

This journal is member of ARCE (Asociación de Revistas Culturales de España), RACO (Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert), JSTOR (Journal Storage), ITHAKA’s interdisciplinary academic archive and Redalyc (Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal).


 This journal has receives an aid to the edition Ministry of Culture and Sport.

Ministerio de Cultura

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Convocatoria de origen: 4ª Convocatoria (2014)
Validez: 28 de julio de 2024
Categoría: Ciencias Políticas y Sociología
Puntuación: 43.70
Posición / Total: 14/71


Aims and scope

Created in 1982, the journal Revista CIDOB d’afers internacionals is a four-monthly cultural/academic publication on international relations and development. Pioneer in the Spanish-speaking sphere, it offers the reader an in-depth analysis of the international issues from different points of view and perspectives, combining information and analysis. The journal is addressed to the academic and scientific community, as well as to the interested and/or involved audience in general: political, economic and social actors, from civil society and NGO, from the business sector, etc. It is published in printed and digital format.


The magazine has a quadrimestral periodicity. Three issues are published a year: in April, September and December, covering the publication periods January-April, May-September and October-December, respectively.

Open access policy

The journal Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful non-commercial purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, provided the author and the journal are properly credited. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

This journal does not charge article processing charges (APCs) or submission charges.

Good practices in gender equality

Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals implements a policy of good practices in gender equality that affects different aspects of the editorial process, in order to contribute to equality between men and women.

1- Gender balance in the editorial team and processes

The journal ensures gender balance in the composition of its main editorial bodies and, in particular, in the Editorial Board and the journal's staff.

It also promotes gender balance in the rest of the editorial processes, i.e.: in peer review (team of reviewers), in the scientific coordination of each issue and among the authors of the articles.

2- Inclusive language

As indicated in the instructions to authors, the journal recommends the use of inclusive language in the writing of the article. This will be taken into account in the editing phase. Please consult, as a suggestion, the following guide: 

3- Gender balance in research

The journal reports on whether the source data of the research takes gender into account, in order to allow the identification of possible differences.

Next issues

Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals nº. 137 (septiembre 2024)

«Una nueva arquitectura de seguridad en Europa: la estrategia de la Unión Europea» 

Adolfo Calatrava García (Universidad Complutense) y Rafael Martínez Martínez (Universidad de Barcelona)

Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals nº. 138 (diciembre 2024)

«Desigualdad algorítmica: gobernanza, representación y derechos en la inteligencia artificial» 

Carme Colomina Saló (CIDOB), Daniel Innerarity (Instituto de Gobernanza Democrática) y Marta Cantero Gamito (EUI School of Transnational Governance)


Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals by CIDOB is licensed under a Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-CompartirIgual 4.0 Internacional License

Digital Resource Identifier
All articles are identified with their corresponding DOI (digital object identifier).

E-ISSN: 2013-035X
ISSN: 1133-6595 (printed edition ) 
D.L.: B-8430-2012 (on-line)
Annual subscription: 31 € Spain /39€ Europe / 44Rest of the world

Copy price: 11€


Each article goes of the journal Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals is indexed and summarised in the main academic databases on social sciences:

  • Academic Search Complete-EBSCO  
  • CAHRUS Plus+ (Base de datos de revistas científicas de los ámbitos de las Ciencias Sociales y las Humanidades)
  • Dialnet (Portal de difusión de la producción científica hispana)
  • DICE (Difusión y Calidad Editorial de las Revistas Españolas de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas)
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • DULCINEA (Derechos de copyright y las condiciones de auto-archivo de revistas científicas españolas)
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences)
  • Clarivate Analytics
  • FECYT (Sello de Calidad de evaluación de la calidad editorial y científica de las revistas científicas)
  • IPSA (International Political Science Abstracts)  
  • ISOC-Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (CSIC)  
  • Latindex (Sistema regional de información en línea sobre revistas científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal)  
  • MIAR (Matriu d’Informació per a l’Avaluació de Revistes)  
  • PIO (Periodicals Index Online)  
  • REDIB (Red Iberoamericana de Innovación y Conocimiento Científico) IN-RECS (Índice de Impacto-Revistas Españolas de Ciencias Sociales)
  • RESH (Revistas Españolas de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas)
  • Scopus
  • ULRICH’S (Global serials directory)
ISOC-Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
Clarivate Analytics
Academic Search Complete-EBSCO