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Politologicky Casopis


Czech Republic

Universities and research institutions in Czech Republic

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International Institute of Political Science and the Masaryk University Press

Masaryk University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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Czech Journal of Political Science (Politologický časopis) is a peer reviewed journal published by the International Institute of Political Science in Brno. It is the first peer reviewed political science periodical issued in the Czech Republic. The first issue of the journal was published in 1994. Each year there are three issues which come out in February, June and October. The journal provides a representative platform for presentation of the outcomes of the original political science research and thus significantly contributes to the constitution of political science as a scholarly discipline and to its establishment among other social sciences. The journal features studies, articles, review essays, discussions, reviews and information on the events in the political science community. The texts may be submitted in English language. The topics cover the areas of political philosophy and theory, comparative political science, political sociology, policy analysis, European studies, international relations and security studies. The journal is provided to the editorial board of International Political Science abstracts – Documentation politique internationale. 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 Relations2016Q4
Political Science and International Relations2017Q3
Political Science and International Relations2018Q3
Political Science and International Relations2019Q1
Political Science and International Relations2020Q2
Political Science and International Relations2021Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q4
Sociology and Political Science2017Q3
Sociology and Political Science2018Q3
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q3
Sociology and Political Science2021Q3

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.036
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.679
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.485
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20191
Self Cites20207
Self Cites20210
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20165
Total Cites20175
Total Cites201830
Total Cites201954
Total Cites202033
Total Cites202125
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.417
External Cites per document20170.200
External Cites per document20180.675
External Cites per document20191.325
External Cites per document20200.703
External Cites per document20210.610
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.417
Cites per document20170.192
Cites per document20180.714
Cites per document20191.256
Cites per document20200.786
Cites per document20210.543
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20215
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201612
Citable documents201725
Citable documents201840
Citable documents201940
Citable documents202037
Citable documents202141
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 documents20150
Uncited documents20168
Uncited documents201724
Uncited documents201827
Uncited documents201923
Uncited documents202026
Uncited documents202133
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20164
Cited documents20172
Cited documents201815
Cited documents201920
Cited documents202016
Cited documents202113
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