Microorganisms is a scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of microbiology, 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 ScopusSCIE (Web of Science), PubMedPMC and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Microbiology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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.
  • Companion journal: Applied Microbiology
Impact Factor: 4.128 (2020)
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Topic in Plants, Microorganisms
Mechanisms of Resistance to Plant Diseases Editors-in-Chief: Attila L. Ádám, Lorant Király
Deadline: 15 February 2022
Topic in TropicalMed, Microorganisms, Pathogens
Zoonoses in Tropical Countries Editor-in-Chief: Johanna Lindahl
Deadline: 28 February 2022
Topic in Foods, Microorganisms, Animals, Agriculture
Development of Agricultural and Food By-Product Resources and Animal Production to Achieve Food Sustainability Editor-in-Chief: Yimin Cai
Deadline: 20 March 2022
Topic in Microorganisms, IJMS
New Insights on Cytoskeleton Proteins in Protozoan Parasites Editor-in-Chief: Mélanie Bonhivers
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Bats in Infectiology Research—Novel Tools and New Findings Guest Editor: Anne Balkema-Buschmann
Deadline: 31 January 2022
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Gastrointestinal Microbiota and Gut Barrier Impact Human Health and Disease Guest Editor: Maria Cristina Mele
Deadline: 15 February 2022
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Fungal and Polymicrobial Biofilms Guest Editor: Clarissa J. Nobile
Deadline: 28 February 2022
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Yeasts and Lactic Acid Bacteria for Food Innovation and Byproduct Valorization Guest Editors: Rosanna Tofalo, Lisa Solieri, Alessandra Pino
Deadline: 15 March 2022
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Advances in Tick-Borne Diseases Research Collection Editors: Franc Strle, Gerold Stanek
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Feature Reviews in Gut Microbiota Collection Editor: Harsharn Gill
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Feature Papers in Environmental Microbiology Collection Editor: Nico Jehmlich
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Advances in Biology of Dinoflagellates Collection Editor: Senjie Lin
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