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European Journal of Geographyopen access



Universities and research institutions in Belgium
Media Ranking in Belgium

Subject Area and Category


EUROGEO - The European Association of Geographers



Publication type





2010-2011, 2014-2022



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The publication of the European Journal of Geography (EJG) is based on the European Association of Geographers’ goal to make European Geography a worldwide reference and standard. Thus, the scope of the EJG is to publish original and innovative papers that will substantially improve, in a theoretical, conceptual or empirical way the quality of research, learning, teaching and applying geography, as well as in promoting the significance of geography as a discipline. Submissions are encouraged to have a European dimension Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Geography, Planning and Development2015Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2021Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2022Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.308
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.460
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.520
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.870
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.651
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.596
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.460
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.520
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.957
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.934
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.532
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.617
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.460
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.851
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.494
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.661
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201721
Self Cites201841
Self Cites201947
Self Cites202050
Self Cites202127
Self Cites202225
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20142
Total Cites20157
Total Cites201623
Total Cites201739
Total Cites201888
Total Cites201999
Total Cites2020119
Total Cites202166
Total Cites202266
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20100
External Cites per document20110.000
External Cites per document20142.000
External Cites per document20150.040
External Cites per document20160.280
External Cites per document20170.240
External Cites per document20180.511
External Cites per document20190.491
External Cites per document20200.552
External Cites per document20210.317
External Cites per document20220.387
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20142.000
Cites per document20150.280
Cites per document20160.460
Cites per document20170.520
Cites per document20180.957
Cites per document20190.934
Cites per document20200.944
Cites per document20210.532
Cites per document20220.617
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20211
Non-citable documents20221
Citable documents20100
Citable documents20111
Citable documents20141
Citable documents201525
Citable documents201650
Citable documents201775
Citable documents201892
Citable documents2019106
Citable documents2020125
Citable documents2021123
Citable documents2022106
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20100
Uncited documents20111
Uncited documents20140
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201635
Uncited documents201744
Uncited documents201843
Uncited documents201947
Uncited documents202060
Uncited documents202180
Uncited documents202261
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20141
Cited documents20155
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201731
Cited documents201849
Cited documents201959
Cited documents202066
Cited documents202144
Cited documents202246
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