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31 October 2018
2017 CiteScore™ metrics autumn update released

An update for 2017 CiteScore™ data has just been released, based on citation data in the Scopus® database as of October 2018. The CiteScores reflect citation activity in 2017 for articles published in 2014‒2016. Please note that the list below includes journals assigned a CiteScore in this year’s release. For a full list of journals indexed in Scopus, please see our journal list.

CiteScore Data for MDPI Journals (October 2018 Update)

Journal Rank (Quartile)
Category Link 2017 CiteScore
(31/10/2018)
2017 SNIP
Aerospace 43/116 (Q2) • Aerospace Engineering Link 1.23  1.152
Agriculture 101/309 (Q2)
142/398 (Q2)
105/255 (Q2)
• Agronomy and Crop Science
• Plant Science
• Food Science
Link 1.40  1.133
Agronomy 46/309 (Q1) • Agronomy and Crop Science Link 2.38  1.115
Algorithms 23/47 (Q2)
64/128 (Q2)
60/107 (Q3)

64/114 (Q3)
• Numerical Analysis
• Computational Mathematics
• Computational Theory and Mathematics
• Theoretical Computer Science
Link 1.03  0.749
Animals 16/154 (Q1)
57/368 (Q1)
• General Veterinary
• Animal Science and Zoology
Link 1.87  1.099
Antibiotics 8/68 (Q1)

75/230 (Q2)
96/266 (Q2)
45/109 (Q2)
64/135 (Q2)
185/402 (Q2)
• General Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
• Infectious Diseases
• Pharmacology (medical)
• Microbiology (medical)
• Microbiology
• Biochemistry
Link 2.39  0.975
Antibodies 42/150 (Q2)
63/171 (Q2)
84/194 (Q2)
• Drug Discovery
• Immunology and Allergy
• Immunology
Link 2.85  0.844
Antioxidants 38/118 (Q2)
61/169 (Q2)
143/402 (Q2)
162/366 (Q2)
128/265 (Q2)
• Clinical Biochemistry
• Physiology
• Biochemistry
• Molecular Biology
• Cell Biology
Link 2.80  1.361
Applied Sciences 50/270 (Q1)
16/66 (Q1)

33/116 (Q2)
18/53 (Q2)

167/438 (Q2)
207/535 (Q2)
• General Engineering
• Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes
• Instrumentation
• Process Chemistry and Technology
• General Materials Science
• Computer Science Applications
Link 1.74  0.801
Biology 20/177 (Q1)

47/187 (Q2)

12/39 (Q2)
• General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
• General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
• General Immunology and Microbiology
Link 2.67  0.961
Biomolecules 48/402 (Q1)
67/366 (Q2)
• Biochemistry
• Molecular Biology
Link 4.54  1.542
Biosensors 31/118 (Q2) • Clinical Biochemistry Link 2.99  1.122
Brain Sciences 59/111 (Q2) • General Neuroscience Link 2.13  0.695
Cancers 40/325 (Q1)
38/191 (Q1)
• Oncology
• Cancer Research
Link 4.59  1.567
Catalysts 40/153 (Q2)

24/47 (Q3)
• Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
• Catalysis
Link 2.82  0.954
Crystals 80/272 (Q2)
158/434 (Q2)
138/393 (Q2)
30/65 (Q2)
• General Chemical Engineering
• General Materials Science
• Condensed Matter Physics
• Inorganic Chemistry
Link 1.86  0.745
Diagnostics 49/118 (Q2) • Clinical Biochemistry Link 2.43  0.788
Diversity 39/124 (Q2)

16/52 (Q2)

98/306 (Q2)
13/29 (Q2)
• Nature and Landscape Conservation
• Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
• Ecology
• Ecological Modelling
Link 1.80  1.300
Electronics 117/644 (Q1)

29/148 (Q1)

46/224 (Q1)

53/259 (Q1)

23/96 (Q1)
• Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Hardware and
Architecture
• Control and Systems Engineering
• Computer Networks and Communications
• Signal Processing
Link 2.78  1.227
Energies 12/73 (Q1)
51/192 (Q2)

175/644 (Q2)

5/16 (Q2)
65/140 (Q2)
• Control and Optimization
• Energy Engineering and Power Technology
• Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Energy (miscellaneous)
• Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
Link 2.03  1.340
Entropy 48/202 (Q1) • General Physics and Astronomy Link 2.13  1.189
Forests 17/129 (Q1) • Forestry Link 2.31  0.990
Future Internet 132/259 (Q3) • Computer Networks and Communications Link 1.25 -
Games 137/187 (Q3)
81/111 (Q3)

315/423 (Q4)
• Statistics and Probability
• Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
• Applied Mathematics
Link 0.56  1.038
Genes 31/89 (Q2)
115/310 (Q2)
• Genetics (clinical)
• Genetics
Link 2.76  0.374
Geosciences 32/182 (Q1)

• General Earth and Planetary Sciences Link 1.97  0.856
Information 146/251 (Q3) • Information Systems Link 1.12  1.146
Insects 34/136 (Q2) • Insect Science Link 1.67  0.719
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) 107/478 (Q1)

46/107 (Q2)
• Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
• Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
Link 2.10  0.931
International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) 13/70 (Q1) *
94/535 (Q1)
31/169 (Q1)
13/65 (Q1)
34/153 (Q2)

144/366 (Q2)
21/47 (Q2)
• Spectroscopy
• Computer Science Applications
• Organic Chemistry
• Inorganic Chemistry
• Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
• Molecular Biology
• Catalysis
Link 3.11  0.998
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (IJGI) 79/605 (Q1)

22/82 (Q2)

13/36 (Q2)
• Geography, Planning and Development
• Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
• Computers in Earth Sciences
Link 2.10  1.062
Journal of Functional Biomaterials (JFB) 43/199 (Q1)
22/76 (Q2)
• Biomedical Engineering
• Biomaterials
Link 3.47  1.344
Journal of Low Po-
wer Electronics and Applications (JLPEA)
301/644 (Q2) • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Link 1.12  0.367
Journal of Personalized Medicine (JPM) 54/189 (Q2) • Medicine (miscellaneous) Link 2.61  0.944
Land 54/124 (Q2)

135/306 (Q2)
38/65 (Q3)
• Nature and Landscape Conservation
• Ecology
• Global and Planetary Change
Link 1.35  0.658
Life 9/94 (Q1)
112/562 (Q1)

53/187 (Q2)

25/85 (Q2)
• Palaeontology
• Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
• General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
• Space and Planetary Science
Link 2.45  0.935
Marine Drugs 17/150 (Q1) • Drug Discovery Link 3.92  1.537
Materials 87/438 (Q1) • General Materials Science Link 3.02  1.285
Medicina 115/841 (Q1) • General Medicine Link 1.27  0.462
Membranes 5/18 (Q2)

15/53 (Q2)

4/10 (Q2)
• Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
• Process Chemistry and Technology
• Filtration and Separation
Link 2.69  0.880
Metabolites 77/209 (Q2)

167/402 (Q2)
188/366 (Q3)
• Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
• Biochemistry
• Molecular Biology
Link 2.53  0.925
Metals 165/438 (Q2) • General Materials Science Link 1.78  0.955
Micromachines 138/556 (Q2)
148/644 (Q2)

79/224 (Q2)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Control and Systems Engineering
Link 1.93  0.987
Minerals 37/176 (Q1)

48/209 (Q1)
• Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
• Geology
Link 2.01  1.149
Molecules 4/25 (Q1)
34/174 (Q1)
28/105 (Q2)
41/169 (Q1)
42/153 (Q1)

45/150 (Q2)
73/161 (Q2)
• Chemistry (miscellaneous)
• Pharmaceutical Science
• Analytical Chemistry
• Organic Chemistry
• Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
• Drug Discovery
• Molecular Medicine
Link 2.79  1.146
Nutrients 21/255 (Q1)
17/112 (Q1)
• Food Science
• Nutrition and Dietetics
Link 3.63  1.403
Pathogens 38/263 (Q1)
20/108 (Q1)
9/40 (Q1)

40/164 (Q1)
110/367 (Q2)
• Infectious Diseases
• Microbiology (medical)
• General Immunology and Microbiology
• Immunology and Allergy
• Molecular Biology
Link 3.52  1.166
Pharmaceuticals 23/174 (Q1)
52/161 (Q1)
• Pharmaceutical Science
• Molecular Medicine
Link 3.33  1.370
Pharmaceutics 31/174 (Q1) • Pharmaceutical Science Link 2.90  1.092
Photonics 30/116 (Q1)
80/270 (Q2)

53/160 (Q2)
• Instrumentation
• Radiology Nuclear Medicine and Imaging
• Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
Link 1.96  0.817
Plants 94/562 (Q1)

61/389 (Q1)
55/306 (Q1)
• Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
• Plant Science
• Ecology
Link 2.65  0.969
Polymers 15/142 (Q1)
63/359 (Q1)
• Polymers and Plastics
• General Chemistry
Link 3.30  1.213
Religions 24/389 (Q1) • Religious Studies Link 0.57  0.676
Remote Sensing 15/182 (Q1) • General Earth and Planetary Sciences Link 3.68  1.559
Resources 25/124 (Q1)

50/261 (Q1)
• Nature and Landscape Conservation
• Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
Link 2.45  1.387
Scientia Pharmaceutica 94/174 (Q3) • Pharmaceutical Science Link 0.86  0.513
Sensors 9/116 (Q1)
25/160 (Q1)

100/644 (Q1)

19/105 (Q1)
112/402 (Q2)
• Instrumentation
• Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
• Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Analytical Chemistry
• Biochemistry
Link 3.23  1.550
Social Sciences 81/213 (Q2) • General Social Sciences Link 0.60  0.445
Sustainability 61/605 (Q1)

55/261 (Q1)

59/140 (Q2)
• Geography, Planning and Development
• Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
• Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
Link 2.37  1.030
Symmetry 57/327 (Q1)
21/45 (Q2)

18/40 (Q2)

14/25 (Q3)
• General Mathematics
• Computer Science (miscellaneous)
• Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
• Chemistry (miscellaneous)
Link 1.14  0.802
Toxins 28/107 (Q2)

39/111 (Q1)
• Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
• Toxicology
Link 2.72  1.136
Vaccines 18/230 (Q1)
29/266 (Q1)
42/305 (Q1)
19/150 (Q1)
43/194 (Q1)
• Pharmacology (medical)
• Infectious Diseases
• Pharmacology
• Drug Discovery
• Immunology
Link 3.83  1.255
Viruses 22/68 (Q2)
53/266 (Q1)
• Virology
• Infectious Diseases
Link 3.09  1.130
Water 84/605 (Q1)

43/191 (Q1)
51/199 (Q2)
219/402 (Q2)
• Geography, Planning and Development
• Water Science and Technology
• Aquatic Science
• Biochemistry
Link 2.06  1.007

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