Vaccines (ISSN 2076-393X; CODEN: VBSABP) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published monthly 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 (2019 Scopus data): 4.5, which equals rank 92/283 (Q2) in the category 'Infectious Diseases', rank 116/200 (Q3) in 'Immunology' and rank 109/301 (Q2) in 'Pharmacology', among others.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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.
Impact Factor: 4.086 (2019)
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Special Issue in Vaccines
Perspective Technologies of Vaccination and Immunotherapy Guest Editors: Maria Isaguliants, Felicity Jane Burt
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Vaccines
Recent Advances in Mucosal Vaccines Guest Editor: Bert Devriendt
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Vaccines
Strategies to Increase Vaccination Coverage and Vaccine Confidence Guest Editor: Pedro Plans-Rubió
Deadline: 20 April 2021
Special Issue in Vaccines
Progress on Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Guest Editors: Emanuele Montomoli, Claudia Maria Trombetta
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccines Development and Vaccination Collection Editors: Ralph Tripp, Steven B. Bradfute, Scott Anthony
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