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Praehistorische Zeitschrift

Ed. by Bertèmes, François / Della Casa, Philippe / Schier, Wolfram / Wemhoff, Matthias / Willroth, Karl-Heinz

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2014: 0.278
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.760

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.205
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.750
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.300

European Science Foundation ranking A

Aims and Scope

The Praehistorische Zeitschrift is regarded as one of the most renowned German publications in the area of Prehistory and Ancient History. In keeping with its traditional mission, it presents detailed accounts of the most recent research conducted in Europe. The geographical emphasis is placed on Eastern, South-Eastern and Northern Central Europe. A comprehensive review section deals with recent German and international monographs from the field of prehistoric archaeology.

Supplementary Information

German, English, French
Type of Publication:
Archaeology; Prehistory

Instructions for Authors

The editors request that submitted manuscripts comply with the guidelines, 'Richtlinien für Veröffentlichungen zur Ur-, Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Archäologie der Römischen Provinzen und Archäologie des Mittelalters', edited by the Römisch-Germanischen Kommission des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts (Ausgabe 1991; see Bericht der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission 71, 1990, pp. 973-998). Citation abbreviations with regards to articles from other journals should follow the 'Verzeichnis der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission' (Beiheft zu Germania 71, 1993, S. XIII-LIX bzw. Bericht der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission 73, 1992, 478-540).

The editors request that any list of illustrations which may accompany a manuscripts include sources and if necessary, a copyright agreement with the licensed holder allowing for the reproduction of the image.

Unsolicited review copies will not be returned to sender. Reply statements will not be accepted.

W. Schier, Berlin; F. Bertèmes, Halle-Wittenberg; Ph. Della Casa, Zürich; M. Wemhoff, Berlin; K.-H. Willroth, Göttingen.

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François Bertèmes, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Philippe Della Casa, Zurich, Switzerland
Wolfgang Schier, Berlin, Germany
Matthias Wemhoff, Berlin, Germany
Karl-Heinz Willroth, Göttingen, Germany


Editorial Office

Morten Hegewisch
Freie Universität Berlin
Institut für Prähistorische Archäologie
Altensteinstraße 15
14195 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 838-555 96
email: hegewisc[at] or mortenpah[at]

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