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Journal of International Studiesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Poland

Subject Area and Category


Centre of Sociological Research



Publication type



20718330, 23063483





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The Journal of International Studies is a quarterly, open access scholarly journal published by Centre of Sociological Research in co-operation with University of Szczecin (Poland), Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest (Romania) and University College of Business in Prague (Czech Republic). The journal is dedicated to advancing the socio-economic analyses of societies, institutions, organisations, groups, networks and their interactions. Looking back on 2014 we see the growing of interest in JIS. Taking this possibility, we would like to say thank you to all our contributors, researchers and readers. At the present moment, we see the necessity to update our strategies and mission for forthcoming years in order to comply with your needs and expectations. First of all, we became the part of open access process and all materials are available online. Secondly, from 2017 JIS became a quarterly publication. In respect of the above the broad topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas of research: Current global developments; Economic theory and international economics; The theory of international relations; Forecasting and the analysis of world economy dynamics and socio-political developments; Developments in international financial markets; The theory of social and political processes; International politics; Economic and socio-political developments in the United States, Europe and third world countries; Economic, social and political problems associated with the transition period in CE Europe and former SU Ukraine. 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.

Business and International Management2019Q2
Business and International Management2020Q2
Business and International Management2021Q2
Economics and Econometrics2010Q4
Economics and Econometrics2011Q4
Economics and Econometrics2012Q4
Economics and Econometrics2013Q3
Economics and Econometrics2014Q4
Economics and Econometrics2015Q4
Economics and Econometrics2016Q3
Economics and Econometrics2017Q2
Economics and Econometrics2018Q3
Economics and Econometrics2019Q2
Economics and Econometrics2020Q2
Economics and Econometrics2021Q3
Political Science and International Relations2021Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q4
Sociology and Political Science2012Q4
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q2
Sociology and Political Science2021Q2

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.156
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.023
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.106
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.155
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.161
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.134
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.392
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.262
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.686
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.377
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.434
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.544
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.234
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.779
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.322
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.415
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.461
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.326
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201717
Self Cites201822
Self Cites201956
Self Cites202074
Self Cites202148
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20105
Total Cites20111
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20135
Total Cites201416
Total Cites201515
Total Cites201681
Total Cites2017187
Total Cites2018256
Total Cites2019568
Total Cites2020645
Total Cites2021687
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.161
External Cites per document20110.024
External Cites per document20120.000
External Cites per document20130.111
External Cites per document20140.281
External Cites per document20150.151
External Cites per document20160.610
External Cites per document20171.090
External Cites per document20181.176
External Cites per document20192.151
External Cites per document20202.155
External Cites per document20212.367
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.156
Cites per document20110.023
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.102
Cites per document20140.262
Cites per document20150.169
Cites per document20160.686
Cites per document20171.191
Cites per document20181.280
Cites per document20192.377
Cites per document20202.434
Cites per document20212.544
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200915
Citable documents201031
Citable documents201142
Citable documents201240
Citable documents201345
Citable documents201457
Citable documents201586
Citable documents2016118
Citable documents2017156
Citable documents2018199
Citable documents2019238
Citable documents2020265
Citable documents2021270
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200915
Uncited documents201028
Uncited documents201142
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201344
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201576
Uncited documents201674
Uncited documents201767
Uncited documents201877
Uncited documents201960
Uncited documents202059
Uncited documents202176
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20104
Cited documents20111
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20135
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201513
Cited documents201644
Cited documents201790
Cited documents2018123
Cited documents2019179
Cited documents2020206
Cited documents2021194
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