Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994; CODEN: SYMMAM) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal covering research on symmetry/asymmetry phenomena wherever they occur in all aspects of natural sciences. Symmetry is published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • 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, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Multidisciplinary Sciences) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Mathematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
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  • Sections: Published in five topical sections.
Impact Factor: 2.645 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.427 (2019)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Symmetry, IJFS
Applied Metaheuristic Computing Editor-in-Chief: Peng-Yeng Yin
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Symmetry
Chemometrics in Assessing Molecular Structures and Properties Guest Editor: Vasil D. Simeonov
Deadline: 15 May 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Symmetry and Dynamical Systems Guest Editor: Viorel Nitica
Deadline: 1 June 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Symmetry in Splitting Methods for Partial and Stochastics Differential Equations: Theory and Applications Guest Editor: Jürgen Geiser
Deadline: 15 June 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Recent Advances in the Field of Non-common Heteroatom-Containing, Optically Active Molecules Guest Editors: Péter Bagi, György Keglevich
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Acceleration and Radiation: Classical and Quantum, Electromagnetic and Gravitational Collection Editor: Stephen A. Fulling
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Feature Papers in Chemistry Collection Editor: György Keglevich
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Symmetry: Feature Papers Collection Editor: Sergei D. Odintsov
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