Microorganisms — Open Access Journal

Microorganisms (ISSN 2076-2607; CODEN: MICRKN) is a scientific peer-reviewed open access microbiology journal published monthly online by MDPI.
  • 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 (SCIE - Web of Science), BIOSIS Previews (Web of Science) and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central. To be covered in Scopus soon.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about the Microorganisms.
Impact Factor: 4.167 (2018)
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Special Issue in Microorganisms
Microbial Cultivation and Analysis in Microsystems Guest Editors: Arum Han, Peter Neubauer
Deadline: 31 March 2020
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Bioprotection in Meat and Meat Products Guest Editors: Giuseppe Comi, Friedrich-Karl Lücke
Deadline: 30 April 2020
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Candida albicans Virulence Factors and Its Pathogenecity Guest Editors: Mariana Henriques, Sónia Carina Silva
Deadline: 31 May 2020
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Wildlife Microbiology 2.0 Guest Editors: Kazunari Ushida, Monica A. Sundset, Richard Kock
Deadline: 20 June 2020
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Feature Papers in Microbial Biotechnology Collection Editor: Peter Neubauer
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