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Brazilian Journal of International Lawopen access



Universities and research institutions in Brazil
Media Ranking in Brazil

Subject Area and Category


Centro Universitario de Brasilia



Publication type



2236997X, 22371036





How to publish in this journal


The Brazilian Journal of International Law (RDI) was created as a tool for select and publish academic papers related to issues addressed by public and private international law. The Journal has a good ranking according with the Brazilian system (Qualis A1). In the quest for development and construction of critical views about international law, the Brazilian Journal of International Law has two main focus: 1. International protection of the human person: covers issues related to international environmental law, humanitarian law, internationalization of law, in addition to research on the evolution of the law of treaties as a way of expanding the contemporary international law. 2. System of legal integration: regional integration (European Union, Mercorsur, NAFTA, ASEAN), sectoral integration (WTO, ICSID), and others. Thematic issues: We intend to publish thematic issues. It aims to increase interest in the journal and its impact on the area. We apologize to the authors, but articles on other subjects will not be accepted or should expect the numbers on topics related to being appreciated. 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.

Political Science and International Relations2018Q3
Political Science and International Relations2019Q4
Political Science and International Relations2020Q3
Political Science and International Relations2021Q3
Political Science and International Relations2022Q3

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.165
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.165
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.051
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.229
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.171
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.050
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20192
Self Cites202017
Self Cites20217
Self Cites20223
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20170
Total Cites201813
Total Cites20198
Total Cites202035
Total Cites202135
Total Cites202214
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.000
External Cites per document20180.038
External Cites per document20190.039
External Cites per document20200.094
External Cites per document20210.144
External Cites per document20220.063
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.000
Cites per document20180.165
Cites per document20190.051
Cites per document20200.179
Cites per document20210.174
Cites per document20220.077
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20195
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20217
Non-citable documents20225
Citable documents20160
Citable documents20171
Citable documents201878
Citable documents2019152
Citable documents2020191
Citable documents2021194
Citable documents2022176
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 documents20160
Uncited documents20171
Uncited documents201868
Uncited documents2019149
Uncited documents2020168
Uncited documents2021171
Uncited documents2022170
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20170
Cited documents201811
Cited documents20198
Cited documents202028
Cited documents202130
Cited documents202211
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