Download current list of ERIH PLUS approved journals

The list is open and free to use, we only ask that you use the official name, ERIH PLUS, when referring to the data source.

The list has two main download options. Both options access continuously updated data.

In case titles with national characters are not displayed properly, try the following recipe: 1) Right-click the link to save the file, 2) start spreadsheet program, 3) import file data as text using the following helper settings: a) fixed separator: semi-colon b) file charset: UTF-8 c) Excel may need to know that two columns needs "Text" format; Title and International title.

After download, add formatting and data filter, freeze top row and adjust column widths as desired.

Option 1: Download ERIH PLUS Approved Journals (~0.6 MB)
This is the most complete option and is appropriate for most uses, including analysis, statistics and offline lookups. The file can be opened by spreadsheets like Excel or equivalent tools.
Format change 2019-04-08: Added OECD classifications, renamed Discipline to ERIH PLUS Disciplines.

Option 2: A machine-readable single columned ISSN list (~0.1 MB)
This file, which only contains the ISSN numbers, is easily processed by a machine. It is indended for other journal registries or research information systems to be easily able to regular monitor ERIH PLUS, as it is being kept daily updated. As we would like to track the usage of download option 2, please send us a free license request at If you have a name and an URL for your service, please supply them as well. It is just for our records. Thank you.