Higher Education Politics & Economics (ISSN 2577-7270, EISSN 2577-7289) is a member of the Open Journals in Education (OJED), a OJS 3 platform for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic journals in education with an Editorial Board of national and international scholars and leaders.

HEPE is a Gold Open Access journal and indexed in major academic databases, including ERIC, CrossrefProQuestGoogleScholar, ICI World of Journals, EBSCO, and CiteFactor, to maximize article discoverability and citation. HEPE follows best practices on publication ethics outlined in the COPE Code of Conduct. Editors work to ensure timely decisions after initial submission, as well as prompt publication online if a manuscript is accepted for publication.

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Acceptance Rate: 28% [Difficult]