The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) of a scientific journal is retrievable via the platform Journal Citation Reports (https://jcr.clarivate.com/jcr/home) – journals can be searched by keywords or category. JCR is accessible within the MedUni Vienna network or via Remote Access.
According to the “Habilitationsrichtlinien” defined by MedUni Vienna (https://www.meduniwien.ac.at/web/en/career/careers-at-the-medical-university-of-vienna/scientific-careers-at-the-meduni-vienna/venia-docendi/), the first 20% of journals in a specific JCR category are classed as Top Journals. Journals positioned between 20% and 60% are classed as Standard Journals.
Example: the category “Dermatology” contains 70 journals. In the Impact Factor ranking, the journal “American Journal of Clinical Dermatology” is positioned at number seven. The first 20% of this category correspond to positions 1-14, therefore, this journal is classed as a Top Journal.