Vaccines — Open Access Journal

Vaccines (ISSN 2076-393X; CODEN: VBSABP) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • 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 2017 (Scopus): 4.94, which equals rank 14/266 (Q1) in the category 'Infectious Diseases', 32/194 (Q1) in 'Immunology' and 5/230 (Q1) in 'Pharmacology (medical)'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.1 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Vaccines
Virus-like particle & Nano-particle Vaccines: A Selection of papers from the conference of VLPNPV 2018 Guest Editor: Martin Bachmann
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Vaccines
Advances in DNA Vaccines Guest Editors: Maria Isaguliants, Karl Ljungberg
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Special Issue in Vaccines
RNA Vaccines against Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Guest Editors: Maria Bottazzi, Jeroen Pollet, Leroy Versteeg, Ulrich Strych, Mohan-Vivekanandan Poongavanam, Mashal Almutairi
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Vaccines
Vaccines targeting African Swine Fever Virus Guest Editor: Yolanda Revilla Novella
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Vaccines
Vaccines Against Chronic and Persistent Bacterial Infections Collection Editor: Alfredo Torres

Jobs in Research

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