Symmetry is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal covering research on symmetry/asymmetry phenomena wherever they occur in all aspects of natural sciences. 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Multidisciplinary Sciences) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Mathematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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.
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  • Sections: Published in five topical sections.
Impact Factor: 2.713 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.612 (2020)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Symmetry, IJFS
Applied Metaheuristic Computing Editor-in-Chief: Peng-Yeng Yin
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Electronics, Entropy, Mathematics, Symmetry
Quantum Information and Quantum Computing Editors-in-Chief: Durdu Guney, David Petrosyan
Deadline: 20 March 2023
Special Issue in Symmetry
Quantum Group Symmetry and Quantum Geometry Guest Editors: Francisco J. Herranz, Ángel Ballesteros, Giulia Gubitosi
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Guest Editors: Jeffrey A. Thompson, Filip Jagodzinski, Ellen Palmer
Deadline: 15 October 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Cognitive and Neurophysiological Models of Brain Asymmetry Guest Editors: Sebastian Ocklenburg, Onur Güntürkün
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Recent Advances in Structural and Synthetic Supramolecular Systems Guest Editors: Ngong Kodiah Beyeh, John F Trant
Deadline: 15 November 2021
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Feature Papers in Chemistry Collection Editor: György Keglevich
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Acceleration and Radiation: Classical and Quantum, Electromagnetic and Gravitational Collection Editor: Stephen A. Fulling
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Symmetry: Feature Papers Collection Editor: Sergei D. Odintsov
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