African Archaeological Review
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

African Archaeological Review

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 02630338, 15729842
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
History: 1983-1994, 1996-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


African Archaeological Review publishes original research articles review essays reports bookmedia reviews and forumscommentaries on African archaeology highlighting the contributions of the African continent to critical global issues in the past and present. Relevant topics include the emergence of modern humans and earliest manifestations of human culture subsistence agricultural and technological innovations and social complexity as well as topical issues on heritage. The journal features timely continental and subcontinental studies covering cultural and historical processes interregional interactions biocultural evolution cultural dynamics and ecology the role of cultural materials in politics ideology and religion different dimensions of economic life the application of historical textual ethnoarchaeological and archaeometric data in archaeological interpretation and the intersections of cultural heritage information technology and communitypublic archaeology.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

African Archaeological Review
SCR Impact Factor

African Archaeological Review
SCR Journal Ranking

African Archaeological Review
SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.

African Archaeological Review
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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African Archaeological Review
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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African Archaeological Review
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    1.406 1.409 1.471
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1.172 1.326 1.357
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.327 1.395 1.41
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.088 1.247 1.429
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.34 1.864 1.863
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.491 1.474 1.612
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.635 2.081 2.079
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.14 1.328 1.351
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.649 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    1.452 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.393 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.308 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.846 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.647 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    1.222 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.667 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.625 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    1.133 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.467 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.438 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.571 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.438 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.476 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

African Archaeological Review

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


African Archaeological Review
H-Index History