The Dalat University Journal of Science is recognized in 2023 as a prestigious Vietnamese national journal in the field of economics

17-07-2023

According to Decision No. 20/QĐ-HĐGSNN, dated July 5, 2023, of the Vietnamese State Council for Professorship, the Dalat University Journal of Science is recognized as of July 2023 in ten disciplinary/interdisciplinary fields for articles published by the journal (Table 1).

In addition, the Dalat University Journal of Science also meets the standards of Decision No. 251/QĐ-HĐQL-NAFOSTED, dated December 11, 2019, of the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) – the Ministry of Science and Technology – to become one of 13 prestigious Vietnamese national journals in the field of economics. Previously, the journal was recognized as one of 10 prestigious Vietnamese national journals in the field of physics by NAFOSTED, according to Decision No. 95/QĐ-HĐQL-NAFOSTED, dated December 30, 2021.

The Dalat University Journal of Science (ISSN: 0866-787X) is a multidisciplinary scholarly journal published since 2010 under journalistic licenses No. 689/GP-BTTTT, dated May 17, 2010, and No. 413/GP-BTTTT, dated August 16, 2016, of the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications. The Dalat University Journal of Science, as the successor to the Dalat University Scientific Bulletin (Thông báo Khoa học Đại học Đà Lạt) established in 1984, has nearly 40 years of development, tradition, and prestige. The journal publishes quarterly on several aspects of social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and technology, and economics and management.

The Dalat University Journal of Science has been indexed in the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI) since 2017, and is one of the first six Vietnamese scholarly journals to achieve that distinction. According to statistics from the Vietnamese State Council for Professorship, Vietnam currently has more than 600 scholarly journals of all disciplines, of which only 26 are indexed in the ACI. The Dalat University Journal of Science is also the only multidisciplinary scholarly journal in Vietnam to be approved as an official member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (since 2018) and was awarded the DOAJ Seal in 2020.

Table 1. List of disciplinary/interdisciplinary fields recognized by the Vietnamese State Council for Professorship

                          No.        Disciplinary/Interdisciplinary Field      Maximum score in 2023

                          1             Economics                                                    1.00

                          2             Education                                                       0.75

                          3             Sociology                                                       0.75

                          4             Biology                                                           0.75

                          5             Literature                                                        0.75

                          6             Physics                                                            0.75

                          7             History-Archaeology-Ethnology                    0.50

                          8             Information Technology                                 0.50

                          9             Mathematics                                                   0.50

                        10             Linguistics                                                       0.25

On this occasion, the editorial office of the DLU Journal of Science wishes to sincerely thank the DLU and DLU-JOS executive boards, who make policies and create the most favorable conditions for the editorial office. The DLU-JOS editorial board, guest editors, and reviewers have spent a lot of time and effort reviewing papers, and the members of the DLU faculties, departments, and centers have always supported the DLU Journal of Science