Catalysts — Open Access Journal

Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344; CODEN: CATACJ) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of catalysts and catalyzed reactions published monthly online by MDPI. The Swiss Chemical Society is a partner of Catalysts journal and its members receive a discount on the article processing charge. Please visit for more details.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.6 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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.

Impact Factor: 3.465 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.873 (2017)

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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Catalysts
Chalcogens in Catalysis: Synthesis and Biology Guest Editors: Claudio Santi, Eder Joao Lenardao
Deadline: 15 December 2018
Special Issue in Catalysts
Asymmetric Catalysis in Organic Synthesis Guest Editors: Ashraf Ghanem, Frady Gouany
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Catalysts
Direct Synthesis of Hydrogen Peroxide Guest Editors: Giorgio Strukul, Federica Menegazzo
Deadline: 15 January 2019
Special Issue in Catalysts
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells – The Low Temperature Challenge Guest Editor: Paola Costamagna
Deadline: 31 January 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Catalysts
Gold Catalysts Collection Editors: Leonarda F. Liotta, Salvatore Scirè

Jobs in Research

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