About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The journal's profile is mainly in line with international microeconomics (international business, entrepreneurship) and international macroeconomics (global economy, economic integration, international finance). The journal accepts articles from the following research areas:

1. International business (internationalisation of enterprises; international entrepreneurship; international marketing; international management; internationalisation strategies; international competitiveness of enterprises; transnational corporations; international microeconomics).

2. International trade (traditional and modern forms of international trade; export competitiveness; trade policy; global value chain; internationalisation of industries; regional trade agreements; protectionism and liberalisation of international trade).

3. Global economy (challenges of the contemporary global economy; international comparisons; foreign direct investments; globalisation, regionalisation and semi-globalisation; innovation of global economy; international macroeconomy).

4. International finance (problems of contemporary international finance; global crisis; debt crisis; capital markets; foreign exchange market; capital flows; international corporate finance).

5. Economic integration (Europeanisation processes; integration and disintegration in the European Union; European economic integration; EU and geopolitics; integration processes in the global economy; integration groups).

6. Entrepreneurship (strategic entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship, innovation, entrepreneurship education).


Indexing and abstracting

"International Entrepreneurship Review" (IER) is indexed in the following databases:


Submission statistics (of March 2021)

Average time for initial manuscript evaluation: 21 days
Average time for reviewing manuscripts: 60 days
Average time an article is published: 90-180 days


published articles: 25

rejection rate (%): 49%

no. of authors (co-authors): 49 (100%)

            incl. foreign authors: 65%

           incl. domestic (country-based) authors: 35%  of which local (EIC university-based) authors: 16%

Countries of origins of authors in 2021: 

          Cyprus: 2
          Germany: 2
          Hungary: 1
          Indonesia: 2
          Israel: 1
          Jordan: 1
          Kazakhstan: 4
          Nigeria: 7
          Oman: 1
          Poland: 17
          South Africa: 7
          United Arab Emirates: 2
          Vietnam: 2

number of reviewers:   (100%)

            incl. foreign reviewers:  51%

            incl. domestic reviewers:   49%



published articles: 25

rejection rate (%): 36%

no. of authors (co-authors):  35 (100%)

            incl. foreign authors: 37%

           incl. domestic (country-based) authors: 22%  of which local (EIC university-based) authors: %

Countries of origins of authors in 2020: 

           China: 2
           Germany: 1
           Nigeria: 1
           Poland: 22
           Spain: 2
           Taiwan: 2

number of reviewers:  42 (100%)

            incl. foreign reviewers:  48%

            incl. domestic reviewers:   52 %




The journal "International Entrepreneurship Review" was included in the ministerial programme "Support for Scientific Journals" (WCN) for the years 2019-2020 and is placed on the list of 500 Polish journals distinguished for their quality (the list includes only 27 journals in the field of economic sciences in total, i.e. economy and finance as well as management and quality sciences).

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education has  given the 20 points for International Entrepreneurship Review (since 2019)