The online ISSN of the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is 2210-8505.
The print ISSN of the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is 2210-8491.

Publication Schedule

The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is a quarterly journal which publishes 4 issues per year in March, June, September & December.


The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is currently indexed in the Google Scholar, CNKI Scholar, DOAJ, MIAR, CrossRef, GETIT@YALE (Yale University Library), EBSCO and Scopus.

Open Access & Publication Fees

All articles on the journal are “gold” open access and therefore freely available in perpetuity from the moment of publication with a Creative Commons (CC) end-user license attached. No fees will be charged for articles and no surcharges will apply for the length of an article, for illustrations and figures (including color figures), and for supplementary data unless noted otherwise (refer to a publication’s Author Guidelines for further details).

Authors who publish in the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response are requested to sign a Journal Publishing Agreement upon acceptance of their article. This agreement states that the copyright of all articles which are published in the journal remains with the Authors, i.e. Authors retain full ownership of their published work, and that the Authors grant the Publisher an exclusive license to publish and distribute the article, including for commercial purposes, as well as the right to license others to do the same.Permitted third-party reuse of the open access articles is subsequently defined by the applicable Creative Commons (CC) end-user license. All articles in the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response are published under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, meaning that end users can freely share an article (i.e. copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (i.e. remix, transform and build upon the material) on the condition that proper attribution is given (i.e. appropriate credit, a link to the applicable license and an indication if any changes were made; all in such a way that does not suggest that the licensor endorses the user or the use) and the material is only used for non-commercial purposes. 

Peer Review

The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response applies a double-blind peer review process. This means that the names of Reviewers are hidden from the Authors and vice versa. Each article is typically reviewed by three independent subject experts, with a final decision on acceptance made by the Editor-in-Chief. 

Code of Ethics & Malpractice Statement

The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response adheres to the ethical standards as outlined in the policies of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). As such, the journal follows the COPE Core Practices and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. All ethical and misconduct cases for this journal are handled according to these guidelines and it is expected of Authors, Editors and Reviewers that they follow the COPE standards on ethical behaviour contained in them. 


Each article that is accepted for publication in the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). DOIs are standardized digital identities which can be used to cite and link to electronic content. A DOI is guaranteed to never change, so can be used as a persistent identifier to permanently link to an electronic article no matter where it is stored.