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European Law Journal

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 14680386, 13515993
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
History: 1995, 2006, 2008-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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European Law Journal

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The European Law Journal represents an authoritative new approach to the study of European Law, developed specifically to express and develop the study and understanding of European law in its social, cultural, political and economic context. It has a highly reputed board of editors. The journal fills a major gap in the current literature on all issues of European law, and is essential reading for anyone studying or practising EU law and its diverse impact on the environment, national legal systems, local government, economic organizations, and European citizens. As well as focusing on the European Union, the journal also examines the national legal systems of countries in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and relations between Europe and other parts of the world, particularly the United States, Japan, China, India, Mercosur and developing countries. The journal is published in English but is dedicated to publishing native language articles and has a dedicated translation fund available for this purpose. It is a refereed journal.

European Law Journal

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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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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European Law Journal

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 1.293
  • 2018 Impact Factor 1.931
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.568
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.610
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.690
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.532
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.632
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.139
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.486
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.781
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.833
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.500
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.012
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.848
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.718
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.140
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.400
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.395
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.389
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.639
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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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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


European Law Journal

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.