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Association of Information Systems 8 (AIS 8)

The current Association of Information Systems (AIS) Research Ranking, based on the number of publications from eight important international journals (EJIS, ISJ, ISR, JAIS, JMIS, MISQ, JSIS, JIT) in the time period from 2019 to 2023 shows: The Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS) at the University of Cologne is ranked first in German-speaking countries and fourth in Europe, making it one of the leading research institutions in the field of information systems. CIIS at the University of Cologne is ranked 38th worldwide, together with the Purdue University (USA) and the Nanjing University (China).*1

*1 Ranking 2024:
(The ranking is based on the following selection: Time period: 2019-2023; Selected Journals: EJIS, ISJ, ISR, JAIS, JMIS, MISQ, JSIS, JIT; chosen region:: Europe, Africa, Middle East; ordered by: Normal count)

The "AIS 8" Journals:

  • EJIS: European Journal of Information Systems 
  • ISJ: Information Systems Journal 
  • ISR: Information Systems Research 
  • JAIS: Journal of the Association for Information Systems 
  • JMIS: Journal of Management Information Systems 
  • MISQ: Management Information Systems Quarterly 
  • JSIS: The Journal of Strategic Information Systems  
  • JIT: Journal of Information Technology