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Open Theologyopen access



Universities and research institutions in Poland
Media Ranking in Poland

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De Gruyter Open Ltd.



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Open Theology is an international Open Access, peer-reviewed academic journal that welcomes contributions written in English addressing religion in its various forms and aspects: historical, theological, sociological, psychological, and other. The journal encompasses all major disciplines of Theology and Religious Studies, presenting doctrine, history, organization and everyday life of various types of religious groups and the relations between them. We publish articles from the field of Theology as well as Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology of Religion and also dialogue between Religion and Science. The Open Theology does not present views of any particular theological school nor of a particular religious organization. The contributions are written by researchers who represent different religious views. The authors present their research concerning the old religious traditions as well as new religious movements. The aim of the journal is to promote an international and interdisciplinary dialogue in the field of Theology and Religious Studies. The journal seeks also to provide researchers, pastors and other interested persons with the fruits of academic studies. 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.

Religious Studies2018Q1
Religious Studies2019Q2
Religious Studies2020Q1
Religious Studies2021Q2
Religious Studies2022Q1

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.261
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.305
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.342
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.240
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.287
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.283
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.466
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.305
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.244
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.366
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.460
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20191
Self Cites202011
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20223
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20165
Total Cites201730
Total Cites201878
Total Cites201948
Total Cites202041
Total Cites202141
Total Cites202254
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.098
External Cites per document20170.183
External Cites per document20180.407
External Cites per document20190.269
External Cites per document20200.217
External Cites per document20210.271
External Cites per document20220.381
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.111
Cites per document20170.240
Cites per document20180.438
Cites per document20190.259
Cites per document20200.287
Cites per document20210.283
Cites per document20220.391
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents201811
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20215
Non-citable documents20224
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201641
Citable documents2017115
Citable documents2018167
Citable documents2019175
Citable documents2020138
Citable documents2021140
Citable documents2022134
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 documents20150
Uncited documents201641
Uncited documents2017108
Uncited documents2018135
Uncited documents2019152
Uncited documents2020111
Uncited documents2021115
Uncited documents202295
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20164
Cited documents201717
Cited documents201843
Cited documents201933
Cited documents202032
Cited documents202130
Cited documents202243
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