Polymers — Open Access Journal

Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360; CODEN: POLYCK) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of polymer science published monthly online by MDPI. Belgian Polymer Group (BPG)European Colloid & Interface Society (ECIS) and The Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) are affiliated with Polymers and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • 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 (2019 CiteScore: 3.7), citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central, and other databases.
  • 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 first 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about Polymers.
Impact Factor: 3.426 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.636 (2019)
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Special Issue in Polymers
Smart Polymeric Nanoparticles for Applications in Nanomedicine Guest Editors: Joaquin Sanchis Martinez, Nghia P. Truong
Deadline: 25 September 2020
Special Issue in Polymers
Dynamic Chemistry in Polymer Science Guest Editors: Fernando Ruipérez, Jon M. Matxain
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Polymers
Polymers for Chemosensing II Guest Editors: Chi-Ching Kuo, Po-Chih Yang
Deadline: 20 October 2020
Special Issue in Polymers
Advanced Biodegradable Polymers and Composites for Food Packaging Guest Editors: Ilaria Cacciotti, María del Carmen Garrigós
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Topical Collection in Polymers
Polymeric Adhesives Collection Editor: Antonio Pizzi
Topical Collection in Polymers
Polymer Materials for Adsorption Applications Collection Editor: George Z. Kyzas
Topical Collection in Polymers
Polymer/Biopolymer Stabilization and Degradation Collection Editors: Cristian–Dragos Varganici, Dan Rosu
Topical Collection in Polymers
Innovative Functional Textiles Collection Editors: Kyung Wha Oh, Seung Geol Lee, Sunhee Lee, Sohee Lee
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