Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Leiden Journal of International Law

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

H-Index

34

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

09221565, 14789698

Coverage

1988-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

LJIL@law.leidenuniv.nl

Scope

Firmly established as one of the leading journals in the field, the Leiden Journal of International Law (LJIL) provides a venue for sharp and critical voices that speak on the theory and practice of international law. It aspires to introduce or amplify refreshing and innovative approaches to perennial as well as topical issues in the field. The Journal’s focus rests on international legal theory, international law and practice, international criminal law, as well as international courts and tribunals. 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
Law1999Q2
Law2000Q3
Law2001Q3
Law2002Q3
Law2003Q3
Law2004Q4
Law2005Q3
Law2006Q3
Law2007Q2
Law2008Q2
Law2009Q2
Law2010Q1
Law2011Q1
Law2012Q1
Law2013Q1
Law2014Q1
Law2015Q1
Law2016Q1
Law2017Q2
Law2018Q1
Law2019Q2
Law2020Q1
Political Science and International Relations1999Q2
Political Science and International Relations2000Q4
Political Science and International Relations2001Q3
Political Science and International Relations2002Q3
Political Science and International Relations2003Q3
Political Science and International Relations2004Q4
Political Science and International Relations2005Q3
Political Science and International Relations2006Q3
Political Science and International Relations2007Q2
Political Science and International Relations2008Q2
Political Science and International Relations2009Q1
Political Science and International Relations2010Q1
Political Science and International Relations2011Q1
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q1
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q2
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1
Political Science and International Relations2019Q2
Political Science and International Relations2020Q1
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
19990.220
20000.128
20010.147
20020.111
20030.122
20040.108
20050.120
20060.128
20070.235
20080.327
20090.524
20100.721
20110.772
20121.092
20130.693
20140.915
20150.764
20161.203
20170.482
20180.744
20190.411
20200.541
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199939
200041
200139
200235
200342
200433
200538
200649
200748
200851
200940
201050
201149
201254
201348
201439
201553
201651
201746
201844
201944
202060
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)19990.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.097
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.149
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.642
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.759
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.958
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.371
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.176
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.228
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.353
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.340
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.947
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.902
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.106
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.817
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.683
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.853
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.940
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.979
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.799
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.266
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.149
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.117
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.592
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.839
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.722
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.909
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.890
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.788
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.942
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.264
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.846
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.041
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.933
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.795
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 Cites19999
Self Cites20001
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20022
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20041
Self Cites20051
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20079
Self Cites200811
Self Cites200915
Self Cites201015
Self Cites20116
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201319
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201535
Self Cites201634
Self Cites201722
Self Cites20188
Self Cites201914
Self Cites202016
Total Cites199921
Total Cites20009
Total Cites200112
Total Cites20028
Total Cites200317
Total Cites200417
Total Cites200526
Total Cites200662
Total Cites200798
Total Cites2008121
Total Cites2009176
Total Cites2010153
Total Cites2011170
Total Cites2012234
Total Cites2013155
Total Cites2014206
Total Cites2015173
Total Cites2016198
Total Cites2017122
Total Cites2018141
Total Cites2019138
Total Cites2020107
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 document19990.136
External Cites per document20000.085
External Cites per document20010.115
External Cites per document20020.054
External Cites per document20030.144
External Cites per document20040.139
External Cites per document20050.227
External Cites per document20060.549
External Cites per document20070.742
External Cites per document20080.815
External Cites per document20091.088
External Cites per document20100.993
External Cites per document20111.171
External Cites per document20121.652
External Cites per document20130.913
External Cites per document20141.231
External Cites per document20151.007
External Cites per document20161.224
External Cites per document20170.725
External Cites per document20180.905
External Cites per document20190.886
External Cites per document20200.689
Cites per document19990.214
Cites per document20000.087
Cites per document20010.106
Cites per document20020.067
Cites per document20030.148
Cites per document20040.147
Cites per document20050.236
Cites per document20060.549
Cites per document20070.817
Cites per document20080.896
Cites per document20091.189
Cites per document20101.101
Cites per document20111.206
Cites per document20121.683
Cites per document20131.013
Cites per document20141.364
Cites per document20151.227
Cites per document20161.414
Cites per document20170.853
Cites per document20180.940
Cites per document20190.979
Cites per document20200.799
% 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
199915.38
20002.44
20010.00
20025.71
200311.90
20040.00
20052.63
20064.08
20072.08
200817.65
20092.50
20106.00
20118.16
20129.26
201314.58
20145.13
20159.43
201613.73
201715.22
20184.55
201913.64
202023.33
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 documents199910
Non-citable documents20009
Non-citable documents20019
Non-citable documents20028
Non-citable documents20034
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20202
Citable documents199988
Citable documents200094
Citable documents2001104
Citable documents2002111
Citable documents2003111
Citable documents2004115
Citable documents2005110
Citable documents2006113
Citable documents2007120
Citable documents2008135
Citable documents2009148
Citable documents2010139
Citable documents2011140
Citable documents2012135
Citable documents2013149
Citable documents2014147
Citable documents2015137
Citable documents2016134
Citable documents2017138
Citable documents2018147
Citable documents2019140
Citable documents2020132
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 documents199981
Uncited documents200094
Uncited documents2001103
Uncited documents2002112
Uncited documents2003102
Uncited documents2004101
Uncited documents200592
Uncited documents200677
Uncited documents200763
Uncited documents200880
Uncited documents200972
Uncited documents201068
Uncited documents201165
Uncited documents201256
Uncited documents201365
Uncited documents201460
Uncited documents201560
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201771
Uncited documents201882
Uncited documents201970
Uncited documents202074
Cited documents199917
Cited documents20009
Cited documents200110
Cited documents20027
Cited documents200313
Cited documents200415
Cited documents200518
Cited documents200636
Cited documents200757
Cited documents200855
Cited documents200976
Cited documents201071
Cited documents201176
Cited documents201283
Cited documents201388
Cited documents201491
Cited documents201581
Cited documents201683
Cited documents201772
Cited documents201868
Cited documents201971
Cited documents202060
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