Why Publish with EPAA?

Education Policy Analysis Archives/Archivos Analíticos de Políticas Educativas/Arquivos Analíticos de Políticas Educativas (EPAA/AAPE) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, international, multilingual, and multidisciplinary journal designed for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and development analysts concerned with education policies.

Diamond Open Access

EPAA/AAPE articles are available with no financial barriers to authors and readers. Authors retain copyright without restrictions, and EPAA/AAPE supports the posting of preprints, post prints, and publisher's versions in any repository without embargo.

Longevity and Respect in the Field

The pioneering open access journal in education policy, EPAA/AAPE has published continuously for almost three decades. With 41 Editors and over 120 Editorial Board members spanning 12 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States), the journal maintains a global reach and scope.

Multilingual and Inclusive

EPAA/AAPE accepts unpublished original manuscripts in English, Spanish and Portuguese without restriction as to conceptual and methodological perspectives, time or place.

Accordingly, EPAA/AAPE does not have a pre-determined number of articles to be rejected and/or published. Rather, the editorial team believes that the quality of the journal should be assessed based on the articles that we publish and not the percentage of articles that we reject. For EPAA/ AAPE “inclusiveness” is a key criteria of manuscript quality.

Continuous Publication

EPAA/AAPE publishes issues comprised of empirical articles, commentaries, and special issues, all of which pertain to educational policy, with direct implications for educational policy, at roughly weekly intervals.

Impactful Research

Using the H-index of Google Scholar EPAA/AAPE is the highest ranked Open Access journal in the “education policy” category and one of the top 2 general education policy journals. 

EPAA/AAPE is listed by more than 20 scholarly indexing agencies, including Scopus, Directory of Open Access Journals, EBSCOHost, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outlet Ranking, Redalyc (Mexico), and Qualis (Brazil).

For more details on EPAA/AAPE's impact, please see our Statement on Impact.