The ICPA-Forum seeks to advance the field of comparative policy analysis studies following the Aims and Scope of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis amd engage its members in a dialogue on comparative policy issues, methodologies and theories. The ICPA-Forum encourages exchanges among its institutional members at the level of faculty, students and research at annual workshops on topics of interest, special JCPA symposia and proposals of comparative policy panels or roundtables at key conferences in the domain. The ICPA-Forum and the JCPA awards the award for the Best Comparative Paper at ten international scholarly associations collaborating wtih the ICPA-Forum.
The forum encourages the involvement of graduate students in the comparative policy analysis dialogue and in publications.
Members receive special JCPA subscription rates and discounts on Routledge/Taylor and Francis publications.
The ICPA-Forum and JPCA collaborates with more than 50 international member universities and 10 international associations.
JCPA was awarded the SSCI Impact Factor.