Microorganisms is a scientific, peer-reviewed, open access microbiology journal 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 ScopusSCIE (Web of Science), PubMedPMC and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Microbiology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.4 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about the Microorganisms.
  • Companion journal: Applied Microbiology
Impact Factor: 4.152 (2019)
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Topic in Plants, Microorganisms
Mechanisms of Resistance to Plant Diseases Editors-in-Chief: Attila L. Ádám, Lorant Király
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Topic in TropicalMed, Microorganisms, Pathogens
Zoonoses in Tropical Countries Editor-in-Chief: Johanna Lindahl
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Topic in Viruses, JoF, Microbiology Research, Microorganisms, Life
Veterinary Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief: Chao-Nan Lin
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Microbial Biocatalysis and Biodegradation Guest Editor: Andrew Willetts
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Molecular and Therapeutic Aspects of Viral Infections Guest Editor: Stefano Aquaro
Deadline: 15 July 2021
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Clinical Implications of Microbial Biofilm Guest Editors: Giovanni Bonaventura, Arianna Pompilio
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Microorganisms
Predictors of Soil Microbial Community Structure and Functioning Guest Editor: Mohammad Bahram
Deadline: 1 August 2021
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Advances in Tick-Borne Diseases Research Collection Editors: Franc Strle, Gerold Stanek
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Feature Reviews in Gut Microbiota Collection Editor: Harsharn Gill
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Microbial Life in Extreme Environments Collection Editor: Ricardo Amils
Topical Collection in Microorganisms
Feature Papers in Food Microbiology Collection Editor: Giuseppe Comi
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