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Australian Journal of International Affairs

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 10357718
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
History: 1977-1978, 1987, 1990-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Social Sciences


AJIA is the journal of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. The Institute was established in 1933 as an independent and non-political body and its purpose is to stimulate interest in and understanding of international affairs among its members and the general public. The aim of the Australian Journal of International Affairs is to publish high quality scholarly research on international political, social, economic and legal issues, especially (but not exclusively) within the Asia-Pacific region. The journal publishes research articles, refereed review essays and commentary and provocation pieces. 'Articles' are traditional scholarly articles. ‘Review essays’ use newly published books as the basis to thematically examine current events in International Relations. The journal also publishes commentaries and provocations which are high quality and engaging pieces of commentary, opinion and provocation in a variety of styles. The Australian Journal of International Affairs aims to analyse international issues for an Australian readership and to present Australian perspectives to readers in other countries. While seeking to stimulate interest in and understanding of international affairs, the journal does not seek to promote any particular policies or approaches. All suitable manuscripts submitted are sent to two referees in a full 'double blind' refereeing process.

Australian Journal of International Affairs

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Australian Journal of International Affairs

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 1.110
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.189
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.320
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.028
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.584
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.623
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.000
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.774
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.961
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.897
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.631
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.788
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.600
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.681
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.490
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.362
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.273
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.356
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.395
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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Australian Journal of International Affairs


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


Australian Journal of International Affairs

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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.