Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994; CODEN: SYMMAM) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal covering research on symmetry phenomena wherever they occur in mathematical and scientific studies. Symmetry is 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 Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Chemical Abstracts, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.5, which equals rank 55/368 (Q1) in 'Mathematics', 25/64 (Q2) in 'Computer Science', 25/54 (Q2) in 'Physics and Astronomy', and 17/31 (Q3) in 'Chemistry'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 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 Symmetry.

Impact Factor: 2.645 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.427 (2019)
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Special Issue in Symmetry
Catalysis and Synthetic Organic Chemistry Guest Editors: Oreste Piccolo, Tiziana Benincori
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Commutative Ring Theory, Commutative Rings and Symmetry Guest Editor: Alexei Kanel-Belov
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Recent Advances in the Application of Symmetry Group Guest Editor: Evgeny Nikulchev
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Lie Symmetries at Work in Biology and Medicine Guest Editor: Maria Clara Nucci
Deadline: 30 April 2021
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