International Migration is owned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and edited independently by an editorial team based at academic institutions. The current editors, based in Istanbul and Amsterdam, took over in 2020. The journal has traditionally had a focus on empirical research and policy implications, and maintains a commitment to bridge-building between research and policy.
How established is it?
International Migration is 62 years old (launched in 1961) and is published by Wiley. The journal publishes about 100 articles per year. It is included in 4 of the databases used for compiling the PRIO Guide to Migration Journals (Google Scholar Metrics, Scimago Journal Ranks, Scopus, and Web of Science Core Collection).
How much are the articles cited?
The proportion of articles in International Migration that are cited at least once within a few years of publication is about average for journals included in the guide. The average number of citations to each article is also about average. See Scimago for additional information on citations.
What are the options for open access?
International Migration has a hybrid publication model, meaning that only subscribers have access to all articles, but that individual articles can be made open access on the basis of paying a fee. See the journal's Sherpa Romeo page about the conditions for sharing the accepted manuscript online (Green Open Access).
How long are the articles?
International Migration invites articles of up to 8000 words. For more information about submissions and access to past articles, see the journal's web site.