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Voprosy Obrazovaniyaopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


National Research University Higher School of Economics

National Research University Higher School of Economics in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



24124354, 18149545





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Established in 2004, Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies Moscow is an academic journal published quarterly by the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE). The mission of the journal is to provide a medium for professional discussion on a wide range of educational issues. The journal publishes original research and perceptive essays from Russian and foreign experts on education, development and policy. Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies Moscow thrives for a multidisciplinary approach, covering traditional pedagogy as well as the sociology, economics and philosophy of education. Conceptually, the journal consists of several parts: Theoretical materials and empirical research aimed at developing new approaches to understanding the functioning and development of education in modern society; Papers on current projects, practical developments and policy debates in the field of education, written for professionals and the wider public; Statistical data and case studies published as “information for reflection" with minimal accompanying text; Information about and analysis of the latest pedagogical projects; Reviews of articles published in international journals. 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.


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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.155
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.221
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.402
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.710
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.940
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.155
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.406
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.785
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.155
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.232
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.923
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.989
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20136
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201524
Self Cites201615
Self Cites201727
Self Cites201822
Self Cites201915
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20136
Total Cites201416
Total Cites201534
Total Cites201638
Total Cites201758
Total Cites2018106
Total Cites2019150
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.000
External Cites per document20140.049
External Cites per document20150.065
External Cites per document20160.158
External Cites per document20170.217
External Cites per document20180.622
External Cites per document20190.978
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.115
Cites per document20140.155
Cites per document20150.221
Cites per document20160.260
Cites per document20170.406
Cites per document20180.785
Cites per document20191.087
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20193
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201352
Citable documents2014103
Citable documents2015154
Citable documents2016146
Citable documents2017143
Citable documents2018135
Citable documents2019138
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201349
Uncited documents201494
Uncited documents2015132
Uncited documents2016119
Uncited documents2017103
Uncited documents201880
Uncited documents201976
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20134
Cited documents201412
Cited documents201525
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201743
Cited documents201859
Cited documents201965
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