Vaccines — Open Access Journal

Vaccines (ISSN 2076-393X; CODEN: VBSABP) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI. The American Society for Virology (ASV) is affiliated with Vaccines 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 in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and BIOSIS Previews in Web of Science and in Scopus. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore (2018 Scopus data): 5.43, which equals rank 12/272 (Q1) in the category 'Infectious Diseases', rank 31/198 (Q1) in 'Immunology' and rank 15/300 (Q1) in 'Pharmacology', among others.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.760 (2018)
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Special Issue in Vaccines
Omics and Bioinformatics Approaches to Identify Novel Antigens for Vaccine Investigation and Development Guest Editors: Jorge H. Leitão, Manuel J. Rodríguez Ortega
Deadline: 31 May 2020
Special Issue in Vaccines
Multiple Sclerosis and Its Complications: Clinical Trials Guest Editor: Vasso Apostolopoulos
Deadline: 20 June 2020
Special Issue in Vaccines
Investigating Gametogenesis and Cancer for Discovering New Immunotherapeutic Targets Guest Editors: Fabio Grizzi, Sanja Stifter, Maurizio Chiriva-Internati
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Vaccines
Vaccine Candidates against Tropical Diseases Guest Editors: Waleed Hussein, Mariusz Skwarczynski, Istvan Toth
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Topical Collection in Vaccines
Vaccines against Chronic and Persistent Bacterial Infections Collection Editor: Alfredo Torres
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