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Istorija 20 Vekaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Serbia
Media Ranking in Serbia

Subject Area and Category


Institut za savremenu istoriju



Publication type



25603647, 03523160





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The journal Istorija 20. veka is continuously published by Institute for Contemporary History in Belgrade from 1983. Edited by historians from different countries, it is a response to advancing internationalisation, which is taking place in thinking and writing about history. The Journal sees itself as a forum for historians all over the world who share a common interest in the study of contemporary history. Contributions are interdisciplinary and based on original archival research. The journal is advancing critical analysis of political, social, cultural, economic, diplomatic, military and intellectual history, fostering academic debate and remains open for innovative methodological approaches. The journal Istorija 20.veka publishes original contributions that have not been published previously (scientific articles and conference papers, overviews and reviews, polemics and source material). The journal doesn’t publish works which lack scientific approach and exhibit purely essayistic character; with mythological contents; that endorse racist, nationalist or other discriminatory concepts, or in any way include hate speech, personal reflections, or literary prose with no scientifically relevance. Also, works that are not in journal’s chronological and thematic aims will not be published. All the contributions are undergoing rigorous scholarly screening, both within the initial editorial overview and subsequently through two double-blind peer reviews. Contributions to journal can be submitted in Serbian (Latin script), English, Russian, German, French and Italian language. All of the contributions must have resume and keywords on English language. 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.

Cultural Studies2020Q2
Cultural Studies2021Q2
Cultural Studies2022Q2

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)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.245
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.178
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.143
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 Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20204
Self Cites20216
Self Cites20224
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20191
Total Cites20208
Total Cites202112
Total Cites202213
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 document20180
External Cites per document20191.000
External Cites per document20200.167
External Cites per document20210.122
External Cites per document20220.125
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20191.000
Cites per document20200.333
Cites per document20210.245
Cites per document20220.181
% 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 documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20180
Citable documents20191
Citable documents202024
Citable documents202149
Citable documents202272
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 documents20180
Uncited documents20190
Uncited documents202018
Uncited documents202139
Uncited documents202260
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20191
Cited documents20206
Cited documents202110
Cited documents202212
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