ISSN 0104-6276 printed version
ISSN 1807-0191 online version



Basic information

Opinião Pública is an academic journal covering previously unpublished articles about theory and methodology in public opinion, social and political behavior, political culture and democracy, media studies, elections, and political representation. It was established in 1993 by the Center for Studies on Public Opinion of the University of Campinas and in addition to the subjects of the international contemporary political science, Opinião Pública publishes the issues of the social sciences according to its specific methods and methodologies. Opinião Pública is ranked by Qualis/Capes as scientific journal in stratum A1.

Opinião Pública is a quadrimestral publication. Untill 2014, the journal brought an annual edition of the supplement “Tendências” (Trends), which covers issues on political and social behavior based on national survey data that comes from the CESOP National Survey Data Bank. Until 2013 OP was a semestral publication.

Opinião Pública publishes articles in Portuguese, Spanish and English languages, and receives articles throughout the year, in a continuous flow system. The articles are evaluated by the Editorial Board and strictly forwarded to blind peer review.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Opin. Pública, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and strips.


Indexing sources

The articles published in Opinião Pública are abstracted or indexed in:



All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

Opinião Pública is published under the Open Access model and is therefore free for anybody to read and download, and to copy and disseminate for educational purposes.



The publication of the journal has received partial financial support from:

Programa de Apoio a Publicações Científicas of the Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT), Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)



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