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Impact Factor
5 year Impact Factor


Khalid Koser

About the journal

Journal of Refugee Studies provides a forum for exploration of the complex problems of forced migration and national, regional and international responses. The journal covers all categories of forcibly displaced people …

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Special issue:What is a camp

Special issues

What is a camp? The 2016 special issue explores what characterizes a camp and how camps affect the lives of those who are placed in them.

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Image: Refugee camp by Elissa Finocchario 

Impact factor articles

Impact factor articles

Explore the selection of highly cited articles which contributed to the Impact Factor of the Journal of Refugee Studies.

Image:Zaatari refugee camp by DFID

Lisa Gilad articles 

Click here to view Lisa Gilad prize winning articles.

This prize honours a younger author and member of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration who has published a particularly meritorious contribution to refugee studies in the Journal of Refugee Studies.

The Refugee Studies Centre

The Journal of Refugee Studies is published in association with The Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, a global leader in multidisciplinary research on forced migration.

JRS in the news

Professor Khalid Koser, editor of Journal of Refugee Studies, was featured in an article in the Globe and Mail citing the journal. "Savvy Canadian companies know the benefits of aiding in the refugee crisis."

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