Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Oriental Studiesopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation
Media Ranking in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Kalmyk Scientific Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences



Publication type



26190990, 26191008





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The Oriental Studies is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of open access publishing results of complex researches in Oriental studies problems related to historical and philological sciences, history and culture of Eastern peoples and defining their unique sociocultural characteristics. Mission of the Oriental Studies journal is to contribute to the development of domestic and foreign Oriental studies; publication of original and translated articles, reviews on Oriental studies and reviews of books, collections, conference proceedings, and to increase the quality level of scientific research, including development of international scientific cooperation on current topical issues of Oriental studies. The goal of the journal is to estabbish ia high level of academic research in Oriental studies on the basis of modern scientific approaches and the widest range of available sources and field materials, comprehension of events, phenomena and processes of the past and the present. Considerable attention is paid to investigations of various debatable aspects of history and culture of Turko-Mongols, their place in Russia and the world, including comparative-historical analysis of interaction and interference between different nomadic cultural communities. The Editorial Board welcomes cross-disciplinary studies and scholarly polemic on pages of the journal, viewing it as a platform for the presentation of various viewpoints, world outlook concepts, methodological approaches to the solution of problems of Oriental 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.

Archeology (arts and humanities)2019Q2
Archeology (arts and humanities)2020Q2
Archeology (arts and humanities)2021Q2
Linguistics and Language2019Q2
Linguistics and Language2020Q2
Linguistics and Language2021Q2

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.254
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.043
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.047
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.295
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20145
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201611
Self Cites20177
Self Cites201815
Self Cites201940
Self Cites202022
Self Cites202129
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20145
Total Cites201511
Total Cites201611
Total Cites20179
Total Cites201820
Total Cites201965
Total Cites202047
Total Cites202169
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.000
External Cites per document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.000
External Cites per document20170.005
External Cites per document20180.013
External Cites per document20190.073
External Cites per document20200.089
External Cites per document20210.158
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.043
Cites per document20150.047
Cites per document20160.031
Cites per document20170.023
Cites per document20180.053
Cites per document20190.190
Cites per document20200.167
Cites per document20210.273
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20130
Citable documents2014115
Citable documents2015233
Citable documents2016351
Citable documents2017391
Citable documents2018374
Citable documents2019343
Citable documents2020281
Citable documents2021253
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 documents20130
Uncited documents2014110
Uncited documents2015223
Uncited documents2016343
Uncited documents2017382
Uncited documents2018355
Uncited documents2019291
Uncited documents2020241
Uncited documents2021204
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20145
Cited documents201510
Cited documents20168
Cited documents20179
Cited documents201819
Cited documents201952
Cited documents202040
Cited documents202149
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