Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Universeopen access

Country

Switzerland

Universities and research institutions in Switzerland

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

H-Index

32

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

22181997

Coverage

2015-2020

Information

Homepage

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Scope

Universe (ISSN 2218-1997) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal focused on principles and new discoveries in the universe. It publishes reviews, research papers and communications. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their research results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. Scope Cosmology General Relativity Gravity Field Theory Foundations of Quantum Mechanics Mathematical Physics Nuclear and Particle Physics Astrophysics and Astronomy Space Science. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2020Q2
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20190.715
20200.828
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
201518
201632
201783
2018146
2019225
2020200
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)20163.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.280
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.489
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.470
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.489
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.402
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.685
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.284
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.763
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20177
Self Cites201828
Self Cites201938
Self Cites202087
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201660
Total Cites2017264
Total Cites2018597
Total Cites2019888
Total Cites20201673
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20150
External Cites per document20163.222
External Cites per document20175.140
External Cites per document20184.311
External Cites per document20193.269
External Cites per document20203.501
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20163.333
Cites per document20175.280
Cites per document20184.489
Cites per document20193.402
Cites per document20203.685
% 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
201550.00
201625.00
201733.73
201838.36
201929.78
202034.50
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201618
Citable documents201750
Citable documents2018132
Citable documents2019260
Citable documents2020453
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20150
Uncited documents20163
Uncited documents201716
Uncited documents201841
Uncited documents201987
Uncited documents2020146
Cited documents20150
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201734
Cited documents201892
Cited documents2019174
Cited documents2020308
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