Area Studies

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(The Journal Impact Factor, or JIF, denotes the average number of citations a paper of a given journal accrues within a two-year timespan, as calculated by Clarivate Analytics' database Web of Science; note that the journal coverage here at OOIR might deviate slightly from Web of Science's. The JIFs are rounded here for copyright-related reasons.)
Rank Journal Impact Factor
1 Journal of Chinese Political Science ca. 4.4
2 China Journal ca. 4.3
3 Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies ca. 4.1
4 Eurasian Geography and Economics ca. 3.8
5 East European Politics ca. 3.2
6 African Affairs ca. 2.8
7 Critical Asian Studies ca. 2.6
- Journal of Contemporary China ca. 2.6
9 China Quarterly ca. 2.5
- Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs ca. 2.5
11 Journal of Contemporary Asia ca. 2.2
- Post-Soviet Affairs ca. 2.2
13 Southeast European and Black Sea Studies ca. 2.1
- Pacific Review ca. 2.1
- China Information ca. 2.1
- Asia Pacific Viewpoint ca. 2.1
17 Journal of Asian Public Policy ca. 2
- Economic Development and Cultural Change ca. 2
- Africa Spectrum ca. 2
20 Journal of Asian Studies ca. 1.9
- Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies ca. 1.9
- Latin American Politics and Society ca. 1.9
23 Mediterranean Politics ca. 1.7
24 Middle East Critique ca. 1.6
- China Perspectives ca. 1.6
- African Studies Review ca. 1.6
- Pacific Affairs ca. 1.6
- European Security ca. 1.6
29 Contemporary South Asia ca. 1.4
- Europe-Asia Studies ca. 1.4
- Journal of Eastern African Studies ca. 1.4
32 Review of African Political Economy ca. 1.3
- Turkish Studies ca. 1.3
- Journal of Contemporary European Studies ca. 1.3
35 Africa ca. 1.2
- Asian Studies Review ca. 1.2
- Nationalities Papers-The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity ca. 1.2
- Central Asian Survey ca. 1.2
39 Social Science Japan Journal ca. 1.1
- Journal of Latin American Studies ca. 1.1
41 Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies ca. 1
- International Journal of Middle East Studies ca. 1
- Journal of Asian and African Studies ca. 1
- Modern China ca. 1
45 British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies ca. 0.9
- Modern Asian Studies ca. 0.9
- African Studies ca. 0.9
- Contemporary Southeast Asia ca. 0.9
- South Asia-Journal of South Asian Studies ca. 0.9
- Slavic Review ca. 0.9
- Asian Survey ca. 0.9
- Bulletin of Latin American Research ca. 0.9
53 Latin American Research Review ca. 0.8
- Journal of Palestine Studies ca. 0.8
- East Asian Science Technology and Society-An International Journal ca. 0.8
- Journal of Modern African Studies ca. 0.8
- India Review ca. 0.8
58 East European Politics and Societies ca. 0.7
- Latin American Perspectives ca. 0.7
- Middle East Journal ca. 0.7
- IDS Bulletin-Institute of Development Studies ca. 0.7
62 Contemporary Pacific ca. 0.6
- Journal of Southeast Asian Studies ca. 0.6
- Asian Journal of Social Science ca. 0.6
- Pacific Focus ca. 0.6
66 Modern Italy ca. 0.5
- London Journal ca. 0.5
- China-An International Journal ca. 0.5
- Middle Eastern Studies ca. 0.5
- Korea Observer ca. 0.5
- Journal of Australian Studies ca. 0.5
- Journal of Southern African Studies ca. 0.5
- Social Dynamics-A Journal of African Studies ca. 0.5
- Middle East Policy ca. 0.5
75 European Review ca. 0.4
- African and Asian Studies ca. 0.4
- Journal of Baltic Studies ca. 0.4
- Israel Affairs ca. 0.4
79 Iranian Studies ca. 0.3
80 German Studies Review ca. 0.2
81 NWIG-New West Indian Guide-Nieuwe West-Indische Gids ca. 0.1
- Bilig ca. 0.1
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