Symmetry — Open Access Journal

Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994; CODEN: SYMMAM) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal covering research on symmetry phenomena wherever they occur in mathematical and scientific studies. Symmetry is 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 (Web of Science) [search for "Symmetry-Basel"], Scopus, and other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.5, which equals rank 55/368 (Q1) in 'Mathematics', 25/64 (Q2) in 'Computer Science', 25/54 (Q2) in 'Physics and Astronomy', and 17/31 (Q3) in 'Chemistry'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.2 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 Symmetry.

Impact Factor: 2.645 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.427 (2019)
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Special Issue in Symmetry
Vortex, Topology and Singularity in Quantum Systems Guest Editor: Yanagisawa Takashi
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Symmetry
Nonlinear Oscillations and Boundary Value Problems Guest Editors: Miklós Rontó, András Rontó
Deadline: 15 November 2020
Special Issue in Symmetry
Beyond the Standard Cosmological Model in the Multi-messenger Era Guest Editor: Orlando Luongo
Deadline: 30 November 2020
Special Issue in Symmetry
Lie Symmetries at Work in Biology and Medicine Guest Editor: Maria Clara Nucci
Deadline: 17 December 2020
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