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Kuwait Journal of Scienceopen access

Country Kuwait  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Kuwait
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Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Publisher Kuwait University  - SIR iconSCImago Institutions Ranking
Publication typeJournals
ISSN23074108, 23074116
Scope 1.KJS aims to bring the results of scientific research carried out under a variety of intellectual traditions and organizations to the attention of specialized scholarly readership. As such, the publisher expects the submission of original manuscripts which contain analysis and solutions about important theoretical, empirical, and normative issues. 2.KJS priority is given to researches relevant to Kuwait and the Arabian Peninsula as well as the topics that are relevant in the region. 3.High quality research for any other region that has broad practical as well as theoretical relevance will be considered and needs to be clearly mention generally in main text. 4.Research articles are more appreciated with priorities given to the researches which may find applications in Educational, Industrial, Technology, Energy sectors and Environment. 5.Manuscript need to be carefully checked for spelling, grammar. Sentence, structure, clarity and plagiarism before submission by authors and before assigning to departments. 6.Reviews, surveys and manuscripts having narrow focus are not recommended to be published.


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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.


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.

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.742
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.849
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.803
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.788
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.721
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.414
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.693
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.839
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.618
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201637
Self Cites201742
Self Cites201826
Self Cites201924
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20142
Total Cites201524
Total Cites201686
Total Cites2017108
Total Cites2018145
Total Cites2019119
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.091
External Cites per document20150.224
External Cites per document20160.510
External Cites per document20170.482
External Cites per document20180.763
External Cites per document20190.576
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.091
Cites per document20150.414
Cites per document20160.896
Cites per document20170.788
Cites per document20180.929
Cites per document20190.721
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201422
Citable documents201558
Citable documents201696
Citable documents2017137
Citable documents2018156
Citable documents2019165
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201420
Uncited documents201540
Uncited documents201648
Uncited documents201773
Uncited documents201886
Uncited documents201992
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20142
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201648
Cited documents201764
Cited documents201870
Cited documents201973
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