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Journal of Regional Securityopen access



Universities and research institutions in Serbia
Media Ranking in Serbia

Subject Area and Category


Belgrade Centre for Security Policy



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2217995X, 24060364





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The Journal of Regional Security is an open access peer-reviewed journal specializing in the field of regional security studies published by Belgrade Centre for Security Policy and University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Science. Subject areas include: security communities, regional security complexes, regional security sector reform and governance, security regimes, security integration, region-building and comparative regional security research. Topics concerning area of peace and conflict studies such as regional conflict complexes, regional approaches to peace building, hybrid forms of peace and regional infrastructures for peace are also welcomed. The JRS is intended for international security scholars and policy makers from South East Europe but also from other established or emerging regions of the world. 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 Relations2019Q3
Political Science and International Relations2020Q4
Political Science and International Relations2021Q2
Political Science and International Relations2022Q3
Safety Research2019Q3
Safety Research2020Q4
Safety Research2021Q3
Safety Research2022Q3

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.108
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.394
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.267
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.278
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.658
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.947
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.706
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.308
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.692
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.294
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20147
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20184
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20214
Self Cites20221
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20131
Total Cites201410
Total Cites20155
Total Cites20162
Total Cites20178
Total Cites20187
Total Cites201918
Total Cites20205
Total Cites202120
Total Cites202224
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.000
External Cites per document20140.158
External Cites per document20150.143
External Cites per document20160.080
External Cites per document20170.333
External Cites per document20180.143
External Cites per document20190.842
External Cites per document20200.160
External Cites per document20210.571
External Cites per document20220.767
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.091
Cites per document20140.500
Cites per document20150.172
Cites per document20160.077
Cites per document20170.333
Cites per document20180.333
Cites per document20190.947
Cites per document20200.172
Cites per document20210.625
Cites per document20220.706
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20204
Non-citable documents20214
Non-citable documents20224
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201311
Citable documents201419
Citable documents201528
Citable documents201625
Citable documents201724
Citable documents201821
Citable documents201919
Citable documents202025
Citable documents202128
Citable documents202230
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201310
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents201525
Uncited documents201624
Uncited documents201717
Uncited documents201817
Uncited documents201910
Uncited documents202025
Uncited documents202123
Uncited documents202220
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20131
Cited documents20145
Cited documents20154
Cited documents20162
Cited documents20177
Cited documents20184
Cited documents20199
Cited documents20204
Cited documents20219
Cited documents202214
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