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Prudentia Iurisopen access



Universities and research institutions in Argentina
Media Ranking in Argentina

Subject Area and Category


Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina



Publication type



25249525, 03262774





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Prudentia Iuris is a biannual Journal of the School of Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina “Santa María de los Buenos Aires”, which is aimed at developing a framework of legal thinking consistent with the basic principles of justice and natural order, illuminated by faith (Prudentia Iuris, no. 1, August 1980, p. 3). The Journal covers the following fields: philosophy of law (natural law, legal theory, legal principles and concepts); public law (constitutional, administrative, labor and employment, social security), private law (civil and business law); history of law; canon law; comparative law. Its suscribers include professors, researchers, legislators, judges, lawyers and students of legal science as well as university libraries, research centers and other public agencies. The journal maintains exchanges with approximately 350 national and foreign publications. In the last pages we include the Publication Standards for authors with the evalu¬ation system used for the selection of the articles that are included for publishing (peer-review system). The authors of published articles also transfer their rights to the publisher, in a non-exclusive basis, to incorporate its digital version to the institutional repository of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina as well as other relevant databases. 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.


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)20200.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.022
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.000
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 Cites20200
Self Cites20210
Self Cites20220
Total Cites20200
Total Cites20211
Total Cites20220
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 document20200
External Cites per document20210.022
External Cites per document20220.000
Cites per document20200.000
Cites per document20210.022
Cites per document20220.000
% 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 documents20200
Non-citable documents20211
Non-citable documents20227
Citable documents20200
Citable documents202145
Citable documents202263
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 documents20200
Uncited documents202145
Uncited documents202270
Cited documents20200
Cited documents20211
Cited documents20220
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