The International Journal of Strategic Communication (IJSC), a peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge (Philadelphia, USA) and edited by Ansgar Zerfass (University of Leipzig, Germany) and Kelly P. Werder (University of South Florida, USA) has strengthen its impact. According to the renowned SCOPOS ranking of academic journals, its SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) is now 0.950, equaling rank 33 in the overall list of communication journals.

This means IJSC took the pole position in the broader field of communication management. It is followed by Management Communication QuarterlyPublic Relations ReviewJournal of Communication Management, and Corporate Communications – An International Journal.

The International Journal of Strategic Communication has been published since 2007. Currently five issues are published per year; one of them is usually a special issue covering key aspects.

The journal aims to advance the theoretical and practical development of strategic communication globally. It represents a multi-national effort to integrate various communication disciplines into a coherent body of knowledge and facilitate the emergence of strategic communication as a domain of study. It espouses a truly international perspective that gives voice to cross-cultural research and scholars in all regions of the world. Specifically, the journal examines the philosophical, theoretical, and applied nature of strategic communication, which is “the purposeful use of communication by an organization to fulfill its mission.” More info