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2022 Impact Factor: 1.8! Linguisitcs and Education & Education research Ranks Q2 Globally

We are delighted to announce that Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education has achieved its first journal impact factor of 1.8, ranking in Q2 in both the Linguistics and Education & Education Research categories, leading a few journals indexed in SSCI! It is ranked 9th out of 94 journals in the Linguistics category and in the top 20% out of 474 journals in the Education & Education Research category.

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the authors, reviewers, and editorial board members for their steadfast dedication and valuable contributions to the journal. It is through their combined efforts that this journal has achieved such an impact factor. We are also grateful for the trust and support of Springer, without which our success would not have been possible.

We are committed to serving as a forum for linguistic and experimental research on applied linguistics, promoting collaboration and driving the evolution of language acquisition.

For more information about Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education and its latest publications, kindly visit our website:

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    1.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.384 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.446 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    6 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    113 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    59 Altmetric mentions

This journal is indexed by

  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Scopus
  • Google Scholar
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • EBSCO TOC Premier
  • EBSCO Education Source 
  • ERIC
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon