Separations - formerly Chromatography - is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on separation and purification science and technology in all areas of chemical, biological, physical science, and separation performance published monthly online by MDPI. The Central European Group of Separation Sciences (CEGSS) is affiliated with Separations and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Companion journal: Purification.
Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.7 (2022)
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Topic in Analytica, Foods, Molecules, Processes, Separations
New Trends on Separation and Extraction of Bioactive Compounds and Respective Applications Topic Editors: Isabel Maria Duque Martins, Madalena M. Dias
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topic in Energies, Molecules, Nanomaterials, Separations, Sustainability
Carbon Capture Science & Technology (CCST) Topic Editors: Zilong Liu, Meixia Shan, Yakang Jin
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Topic in Beverages, Fermentation, Foods, Molecules, Separations
Advances in Analysis of Flavors and Fragrances: Chemistry, Properties and Applications in Food Quality Improvement Topic Editors: Ana Leahu, Marìa Soledad Prats Moya, Cristina Ghinea
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Catalysts, Nanomaterials, Separations, Sustainability, Water
Novel Advanced Oxidation Processes for Wastewater Treatment Topic Editors: Yuwei Pan, Xiang Li, Yizhen Zhang, Xuedong Du, Jingju Cai, Lu Gan, Qi Zhang, Jun Jiang
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Separations
Analytical Methods for Food Quality and Safety Analysis Guest Editor: Maykel Hernández-Mesa
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Special Issue in Separations
Determination of Potentially Toxic Elements in Food, Beverage and Medicinal Plants by Analytical Methods and Separation Technologies Guest Editors: Inga Zinicovscaia, Octavian G. Duliu
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Separations
Separation Methods in Mineral Industry Guest Editors: Haishen Jiang, Yadong Zhang, Ligang Tang
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Special Issue in Separations
Research on the Application of Mass Spectrometry in Environmental Analysis Integrated with Contributions from Italian 5th MS-Enviday Guest Editors: Fulvio Magni, Donatella Caruso, Salvatore Barreca, Giuliana Bianco
Deadline: 30 May 2024
Topical Collection in Separations
Feature Paper Collection in Section 'Materials in Separation Science' Collection Editors: Dimosthenis Giokas, Manolis Manos
Topical Collection in Separations
Recent Trends in the Separation of Natural Products and Pharmaceuticals Collection Editors: Paraskevas D. Tzanavaras, Susanne Wiedmer
Topical Collection in Separations
Synthetic Membrane Separation Science and Technology Collection Editors: Mohamed Khayet, Elena Guillen Burrieza
Topical Collection in Separations
State of the Art in Separation Science Collection Editor: Victoria Samanidou
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