Nature Communications

eISSN: 2041-1723

Aims and Scope

Nature Communications is a peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal published by Nature Research since 2010. It is a multidisciplinary journal and it covers the natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, earth sciences, medicine, and biology. The founding editor-in-chief was Lesley Anson, followed by Joerg Heber, Magdalena Skipper, and Elisa De Ranieri. The journal has editorial offices in London, Berlin, New York City, and Shanghai.

Key Metrics

>= 1.0
10 - 15
Impact Factor
0.92 5-Year SI
Scite Index
Q1 Chemistry (all)

Indexed in the following public directories

  • Web of Science
  • DOAJ
  • Scopus

Topics Covered

Journal Specifications

  • Publisher Springer Nature
  • Language English
  • Frequency Continuous publication
  • Article Processing Charges GBP 3920
  • Editorial Review Process Peer review
General Details
  • Language English
  • Frequency Continuous publication
  • Publication Start Year 2010
  • Website URL Visit website
Publication Details
Editorial Review Detail
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46.7k articles received 2.8m citations see all

  • 128,861 Supporting
  • 2,619,899 Mentioning
  • 10,633 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 36 Retractions
  • 0 Withdrawals
  • 1,751 Corrections
  • 2,107 Errata
  • 0 Expression of Concern


How long has Nature Communications been actively publishing?

Nature Communications has been in operation since 2010 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of Nature Communications ?

Nature Communications published with a Continuous publication frequency.

How many articles did Nature Communications publish last years ?

In 2021, Nature Communications published 34851 articles.

What is Citescore for Nature Communications ?

Citescore for Nature Communications is 20.

What is SNIP score for Nature Communications ?

SNIP score for Nature Communications is 3.06.

What is the SJR for Nature Communications ?

SJR for Nature Communications is Q1.

Who is the publisher of Nature Communications ?

Springer Nature is the publisher of Nature Communications.